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Author Topic: adding avatar from URL  (Read 1686 times)

Marcus Gord

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adding avatar from URL
« on: 08 Aug 2014, 04:42 »

is there something wrong with this?

i tried to add my eve avatar by using the url "https://image.eveonline.com/Character/1459348209_200.jpg" so it'd automatically update here if i made any changes.

it'd say my profile update was accepted, no errors, but it wouldn't show up, and the radio buttons for avatar would revert straight to 'no avatar'

i had to upload the same image from my machine to get it to work as you see on the left.
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Re: adding avatar from URL
« Reply #1 on: 08 Aug 2014, 05:45 »

It might be the 'https' part, which you might not be able to do anything about. Does it work using another site's copy of your avatar, say, eveboard?
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Re: adding avatar from URL
« Reply #2 on: 08 Aug 2014, 05:48 »

can't say I've tried. my eveboard is password protected from back in the Naraka days, and i can't remember what said password is.....

derp, if i take the s off, it'll still link to the image. so i'mma try it again.
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Re: adding avatar from URL
« Reply #3 on: 08 Aug 2014, 05:51 »

and i tried it, i get

"The following errors occurred when trying to save your profile:
The avatar you have selected is too large, or not an avatar."

it's not too large, it's the same size as the one on the left.....
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Re: adding avatar from URL
« Reply #4 on: 08 Aug 2014, 06:28 »

can't say I've tried. my eveboard is password protected from back in the Naraka days, and i can't remember what said password is.....

derp, if i take the s off, it'll still link to the image. so i'mma try it again.

Dunno about the size issues, but I'd try "damndirtyape" as the password and see if it works... :cube:
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Re: adding avatar from URL
« Reply #5 on: 08 Aug 2014, 06:41 »

♥ you too morlag  :cube:
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Re: adding avatar from URL
« Reply #6 on: 08 Aug 2014, 17:19 »

Might have to just repost it to some imagesharing site and deal with avatar updates when they come?
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Re: adding avatar from URL
« Reply #7 on: 10 Aug 2014, 05:41 »

Use http rather than https and use "_128.jpg" at the end of the link for the 128px image.  Yes, it's a bit smaller than you'd like, but it should work.
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Re: adding avatar from URL
« Reply #8 on: 10 Aug 2014, 06:09 »

that did it. thank ya mista norrin.
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