Friday, November 3, 2017

WW 2017 WW: Put a picture of your world in the popular worlds list

Put a picture of your world in the popular worlds list
Cybalounge is designed to host multiple web-worlds, like a virtual world grid.  That is a good plan for user-built web-worlds, because users can work together in a multi-world aggregation.  And the worlds can share traffic in the location list.  Here is how to put in a thumbnail to show off your world.
I needed to put a new picture
in the location list

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          More after the break
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          Make the picture

          • Cybalounge does not have the picture-taking feature of the older virtual worlds.
          • But any screen-capture software will do.  I used Jing.
          • To fit as thumbnail, I need something approximately square.
          • But the system will automatically resize it as needed.
          • Jing saves in .png format, which makes bigger files than I want.
          • So I used the Gimp to convert the image to .jpg  format.  
          • The image must be under 256 kb.  
          • The .jpg will probably be okay, but i could use The Gimp to reduce it.
          • Both of these are free.
          • Put the image file in the folder where your computer normally looks for images.

          Upload as thumbnail

          • Your location is an inventory item.
          Your location in your inventory
          • Find your location in your inventory.
          • Click your location to select it.  
          • Click Manage (bottom of panel) to open Manage Item panel
           Manage Item panel

          • Click the Choose File bar to open the folder where your computer looks for images.
          • Click the file name to load it in the thumbnail place.
          • Save your work.

          Suggestion

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          The Hypergrid WIP Show

          • The Hypergrid WIP is a one hour "show & tell" of works in progress. 
          • Everyone is invited.  Building, scripting, entertainment-- whatever you are working on.
          • Selby may capture video of presentations in voice, for posting on YouTube.
          • The WIP show normally meets on 2 Sundays a month at 12 pm California time.
          • The show meets at the Pandora location on the second Sunday 
          • But will not meet in the summer.
          • And at Cookie II on the fourth Sunday.  
          • To keep up with the WIP meetings, join the Kitely group, Work in progress.
          • We can go to your place if there is time.

          Next WIP meeting

            • Sunday Nov. 26, noon SLT (California) time
            • Cookie II location (fourth Sunday of the month)
            • HG address below: paste into the World Map next to Find. Click Find, TP
            • grid.kitely.com:8002:Cookie II 
            • In Kitely, put Cookie II into the find bar of the world map. 
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            • Suspended for Summer: Pandora Location: (second Sunday of the month)
            • Pandora allows presenters to run high threat OSSL functions.
            • world.narasnook.com:8900
            • Put the line above in your World Map next to Find.  Click FindTP
            • At Narasnook, use World Map to search for Pandora

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