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(I'm not a fan of this the new website format - it really makes the inline pics supersmall - on my screen look at the pics in posts above for comparison.

Also it add huge amounts of white space in between - don't blame me I didn't put thme there )

The format has not changed on the site.

Your images have huge white space

Here is a test image, you can see it has no such whitespace. So the issue seems to be coming from your side and whatever program you are using.

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2) Start a journal and post to it daily with the trades you made to show your strengths and weaknesses.
3) Set goals for yourself to reach daily. Make them about how you trade, not how much money you make.
4) Accept responsibility for your actions. Stop looking elsewhere to explain away poor performance.
5) Where to start as a trader? Watch this webinar and read this thread for hundreds of questions and answers.
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The format has not changed on the site.

Your images have huge white space

Here is a test image, you can see it has no such whitespace. So the issue seems to be coming from your side and whatever program you are using.

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Mike

Well Mike,

for several years now I have have been using the same method, same programs and procedure and the result at this site has changed overnight though nothing has changed at my end.

So the "issue" is not coming from my end. or my programs.

Change your screen to 1040 X 600 and do a screensnap and post it and see what you get.

Keep your mind in the future, in the now.
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99.99% certain the problem is your side.

If you think I am wrong, then take one of your image files (png), and zip it up. Then attach the zip file to the post. The server won't touch it. I will download the zip and examine the image. If it's like the other trouble images, then they were created with a bunch of whitespace (this is a common problem for some editors like Paint when pasting images into them).

You'll note that your next post after the problem post worked fine, so it isn't the server....

Mike

Due to time constraints, please do not PM me if your question can be resolved or answered on the forum.

Need help?
1) Stop changing things. No new indicators, charts, or methods. Be consistent with what is in front of you first.
2) Start a journal and post to it daily with the trades you made to show your strengths and weaknesses.
3) Set goals for yourself to reach daily. Make them about how you trade, not how much money you make.
4) Accept responsibility for your actions. Stop looking elsewhere to explain away poor performance.
5) Where to start as a trader? Watch this webinar and read this thread for hundreds of questions and answers.
6)
Help using the forum? Watch this video to learn general tips on using the site.

If you want
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The fun is in the numbers
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99.99% certain the problem is your side.

If you think I am wrong, then take one of your image files (png), and zip it up. Then attach the zip file to the post. The server won't touch it. I will download the zip and examine the image. If it's like the other trouble images, then they were created with a bunch of whitespace (this is a common problem for some editors like Paint when pasting images into them).

You'll note that your next post after the problem post worked fine, so it isn't the server....

Mike

Mike,

I have noticed that you have ignored what I have typed.
If nothing has changed at my end then why the difference at your end?

I asked you to do a test of reseting your screen to my display resolution.
I do not see you having done that -- perhaps I missed it?

Keep your mind in the future, in the now.
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@Rad4633, when using bmcharts, you need to use the [IMG] bbcode option. You were using the wrong link which is why the image didn't show up embedded.

Mike

Due to time constraints, please do not PM me if your question can be resolved or answered on the forum.

Need help?
1) Stop changing things. No new indicators, charts, or methods. Be consistent with what is in front of you first.
2) Start a journal and post to it daily with the trades you made to show your strengths and weaknesses.
3) Set goals for yourself to reach daily. Make them about how you trade, not how much money you make.
4) Accept responsibility for your actions. Stop looking elsewhere to explain away poor performance.
5) Where to start as a trader? Watch this webinar and read this thread for hundreds of questions and answers.
6)
Help using the forum? Watch this video to learn general tips on using the site.

If you want
to support our community, become an Elite Member.

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Sorry to boggle up your thread I was checking image postings

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Sorry to boggle up your thread I was checking image postings

My last post on this.

Since you are using NinjaTrader, the best thing would be for you to use this:
https://futures.io/elite-circle/23967-screenshot-utility-nt-vvscreenshot.html

It's got 1-click upload and share in posts straight from the chart. Just enable upload to bmcharts and change to copy bbcode to clipboard in settings.

Mike

Due to time constraints, please do not PM me if your question can be resolved or answered on the forum.

Need help?
1) Stop changing things. No new indicators, charts, or methods. Be consistent with what is in front of you first.
2) Start a journal and post to it daily with the trades you made to show your strengths and weaknesses.
3) Set goals for yourself to reach daily. Make them about how you trade, not how much money you make.
4) Accept responsibility for your actions. Stop looking elsewhere to explain away poor performance.
5) Where to start as a trader? Watch this webinar and read this thread for hundreds of questions and answers.
6)
Help using the forum? Watch this video to learn general tips on using the site.

If you want
to support our community, become an Elite Member.

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Sorry to boggle up your thread I was checking image postings

Thanks for the tests Rad.

I seem to be an image posting clutz this weekend.

Thanks to you and @Big Mike for straightening me out.

I've been workinig to hard - too many hours and not getting enough sleep.
Moon's wooble is supposed to make people easy to respond emotionally. (so I'm going with that, blame it on the moon!

In any case, something must give so I'm cutting back on my posting. (Yes I can hear the cheers of the crowd as I say that)

If I don't respond to anyone's questions it's not that I am ignoring you, its that I'm working or sleeping.

Keep trucking gang!

Keep your mind in the future, in the now.
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