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Auto-rotate attached images

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Would be nice if the forum could obey the orientation metadata in photos when they are attached to a post :-)

Almost no photos that I try to attach ends up in the correct orientation. I need to head over to a photo editor...rotate the image...even if it is not needed...and save it before this forum shows it correctly.

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What camera do you use to take the pictures?

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I've done some research and the problem lies between the user and keyboard :)

It's a known issue that happens sometimes. I don't see it very often tho

To clarify, the Thumbnail will be wrong but when clicked, the photo will display correctly

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So the problem is with the forum because...

A: It happens only to thumbnails?
B: It only happens here...no where else ;)

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This image should look normal...but at least in preview while writing this post it is rotated.
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And after submitting...it is still rotated.

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The reason why the original looks ok is because it's the original...displayed by the browser...which honors the orientation data in the picture.

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Well you can post on and on and on about it....there's no fix, from what I have seen in phpBB in this version. Perhaps the next

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Found a thread, started 3yrs ago, but updated, where the developer "blames" users for the problem (remember "antenna gate")...when it would take them 10 mins to fix...OSS in a nutshell :-?

So this is not going to be fixed. Less images posted...I never click to view the originals...I only look at the thumbnails. So I want them rotated properly...even if I have to go through an editor to "fix" it...

Enough ranting...I know it's nothing that you can control @LePaul...and I'm too lazy to fix it for them 8-)

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Sorry! I can't make everyone happy, I understand that :)

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