Friday, April 20, 2012
Blogger forced me over to the new format today. It's taken me half an hour just to get these five pictures on the blog in the order I wanted them. For six years I have had to load them bottom to top, five at a time. I could rearrange them if I messed up the order after they were on the post (cut and paste). I know I heard some of you can add pictures one at a time and they pop up wherever you have the cursor--well, that has never worked for me. No matter where my cursor is, they always popped up at the top. At least I could cut and paste them elsewhere.
Now they go from top to bottom (I forgot that, of course) and if you don't have them in the exact order you want them the first time--well, you're screwed. Or I am, anyways, until I figure out if there is some other magical, secret way to move them around. Since Blogger worked differently for others before, this new format might work differently for you now, too. Maybe it's because I have a Mac? I don't know.
Once again (which is why I switched back to the old version the time I tried it) even though I click cancel on the pictures (because they were in the wrong order) the pictures remain right there and never go away. I can delete the entire post so that I can try to start over--and the pictures are saved and will pop right back up--still in the wrong order, of course. I have to delete everything and shut down the laptop and reboot to get rid of the pictures that I screwed up on in the first place and get a blank slate again. Aarrgggg!!!
There is probably something very, very simple I am missing. I don't know. But now we are really stuck with this new version. I feel like I moved to a new town while I was sleeping and I don't know where anything is anymore. Don't know what this has to do with google+, either??
Anyways, if I have pictures out of order in the future, you will know why. ;) But I struggled this morning to get my sky pictures first--where I like them.
Been a struggle up there, too, between blue skies and clouds...between sun and rain.
Karma says hi.
(She's begging to go out on the porch as I am typing this.)
I've been puttering about making more envelopes.
I am leaving them plain like this so I can decide as I pick them how I want to use them. I can leave them plain (as just envelopes)--or sew in the pages--embellish, trim, punch, round corners--whatever I feel like at the time.
These were easy enough to make while I watched TV...or the crows out playing in the big parking lot puddle. I do so love it when the crows drop by. :)
Let me know if those you holdouts, like me, were forced over to the new format today, too. I know I will figure this out. I just have a difficult time with computer change, as you know. *sigh*
Well, it is free. As far as I can tell my blog looks the same. Maybe I will learn to love this new dashboard. *sigh*
Rant over. ;)
"One does not discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time."