View Full Version : Viewing pictures

25-07-2003, 10:26 PM
Sometimes when a friend sends me a message with a picture in it, the picture is not displayed, all there is a rectangle with a red cross in the top left hand corner, this can also happen when I view certain web pages, I have asked several of my friends, and no one seems to know the answer, could you help

25-07-2003, 11:26 PM
It can mean several things:

Your browser is set to not display pictures (unlikely as its only some)

The picture is not available on the website (quite common, poor programing)
The link to the picture times out due to a slow server (some pictures are located elsewhere and only linked to a site)

Right click on the picture "placeholder" and select "show picture". This will only work when its a slow connection/timeout issue.

26-07-2003, 10:40 AM

What browser do you use? That may make a difference.

I was playing around with Opera and found that many pictures didn't come up. My ISP told me that can happen with some of the newer browsers ("non-standard' I think was the word used, which I took to mean not IE or Netscape).