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Scott Davis

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The right side of the words are cut off, not seeing all the text.
Don't know if it's just me or are others having this problem?
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Hi Chris,

Can you post a screen shot and let us know what resolution you are running on your monitor?

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Thought I'd post some examples of common image sizes so others can see what they look like. Width and height are given in pixels . These images are hosted on my server so the Insert Image function was used (the Tree icon) but I believe you'd see the same thing if the images were attachments.

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Hi, Everybody,
Sorry, I'm new, and I can't see how to attach an image, it is axing me for a URL ???
(my image is a filename, on my HDD...), it does not have a URL...
So How can I get my image into a URL, guess that's my question !

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Use Manage Attachments at the bottom of the new reply window.

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Valid file extensions: bmp doc docx gif jpe jpeg jpg pdf png rtf txt xls xlsx zip

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OK, reckon I sussed it !
(for some reason, there was no "Manage Attachments" message, the 1st time !
so here I am, replying to myself , here goes !
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Hi, Everybody, and especially to Scott ! Thanks for this great site!
I decided to join this group because I am very impressed by all your (Y-Tub) videos (-: Keep up the good work, the Planet will thank you!
Some brilliant ideas out there, hopefully one day I will make some of them come to life, for me, to reduce my bills !

I am starting off with a test photograph, to make sure I can do it right !

I live in northern France, so here's my house (and car !) - the latter is facing North, but the house faces SOUTH !
And more importantly, the garage where I live (ha ha !)
And even better, my very own Garage Heater Prototype, that is it, in front of the open part of the door...

I call it my TD (for "technology demonstrator").

It's just a simple free-standing (portable) styrofoam box, 4 ft x 2 ft, with an old shower door (toughened glass). At the moment, the TD contains a metal radiator, so it is in AIR configuration.   However, I am currently working on a WATER RADIATOR, but having some problems (i.e. leaks !) with my rigid PVC pipes...more on that later, elsewhere...

I am really looking forwad to learning a lot on here !
Bye for now,
Garage_Hermit


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Garage_Hermit,
   Glad you got it sorted out, I remember seeing that when I first came here but do not remember what I was doing to get that, right clicking and choosing insert?  Thanks for showing the house and project.  Do you think you get much heat from your "sunspaces", glass porches?  The area between them would be great for a panel.  It looks like one residence because of the garage, but with the two porches it kind of lookes like a duplex, (2 attached houses), is all the roof yours to build on?
Welcome to the sight, look forward to your progress.
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Hello, Solar Dan !

Thanks for your feedback and file-atachment help !

No, it sure is one house OK ! so all that roof is mine to play with (-:
The lounge is behind the sun-window to the right (over the garage), and the kitchen is on the other end, so basically all that façade is one big open stretch.

Concrete floor with in-floor electric heating (gives about 9° C of warmth) (but I never turn it on these days !).

I agree, I could put a nice panel in the intervening wall ! It is 5 metres wide, and 1.8 high. (That is 16 foot by 6 foot approx).

To answer your question, yes, we get lots of heat from the sun windows, I guess they are our main source of heating. They are double-glazed and fixed.  The temperature gets up pretty wicked behind them, on a sunny day, so we tend to put our house-plants in there (cactuses and orchids !).  I have played with a few ideas for het-recovery in these sun-windows, I will post details later, the aim bean to get some feedbck on my ideas !  After all, I joined this Group, to LEARN (-:

Next to garage used to be a car port, till we glazed that in 3 yrs ago. It is now a "multifunction entry" (otherwise called my PUB...).

For more info about my intended project, I left a message in General Discussion part of the Forum !

Many thansk again for your feedback / comments !

Have a nice day !
Garage_Hermit



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Welcome Garage Hermit.  Thanks for your kind words!


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