Image Uploading – Three Stepsimgur.com tinypic.com imageshack.us photobucket.com Step One: Screenshots Minecraft screenshots can be taken with F2 (in-game method) or fn F2. The best alternative is "PrintScreen" on your keyboard, but you have to remember to NOT crop chat for evidence in complaints or appeals. Spoiler: F2 1a. F2 Pros: Simple, easy, and takes a screenshot of just your game. 1b. F2 Cons: Requires navigation to Minecraft folders, sorting through all screenshots, and more time to upload. ☺ Tips: Hitting F1 before taking a screenshot is useful for screenshots with intention of hiding the GUI. Co-ordinates and other game information can be viewed with F3 (however, there is a /getpos command in-game). Step Two: Finding / Saving Your Screenshots Screenshots are saved (F2) to your .minecraft folder, in the "Screenshots" folder. Windows: .minecraft can be found by navigating through AppData -> Roaming. Windows computers can either Search %appdata% or manually find it. It is a hidden folder, so sometimes hidden folders need to be change to be shown. Mac: Open up Finder. Click on Go -> Go to Folder... -> type "~/Library/Application Support" -> minecraft -> Screenshots Spoiler: F2 Methods a. F2 Method #1: Computer > Local Disk > Users > <youraccount> > AppData > Roaming > .minecraft > screenshots b. F2 Method #2: Open Minecraft, open Texture Packs, “Open texture pack folder”, look in the bar at the top; click on “.minecraft” and find your screenshots folder. c. F2 Method #3: Open Start Menu (PC/Windows), search “%appdata”, double-click on “.minecraft,” and find your screenshots folder. d. F2 Method #4 (Windows 8): START + X, Run, type %appdata%, click "Okay," double-click on ".minecraft," and find your screenshots folder. e. F2 Method #1 (Mac): Shift+Command+G Then type: ~/Library/Application Support/minecraft and hit go Step Three: Uploading Your Screenshots There are four common websites people use to upload images: Imgur, Tinypic, imageshack, and Photobucket. Although it varies from person to person, these sites are listed from most intuitive and simple to least intuitive and more effort. In general, every site has a "Browse," "Computer," or "Upload" button to select your image(s), then a "Start" or "Upload" button to begin the upload. As well, there are often size and/or editing options. Spoiler: Imgur 1. Imgur: Requires no account, has very quick methods for uploading files (drag and drop, copy-paste), and is straight-forward. a. Click upload images and browse your computer, navigate to your file; choose your file; click “Open”; and look towards the bottom right of the popout. Click on “Start Upload”. Choose the “Direct Link” URL and use that URL for attaching an image to the forum (either with code or chat functions). Spoiler: Tinypic 2. Tinypic: Requires no account, easy, and straight-forward. a. Click on “Browse…”, navigate to your file; click “Open”; and then click “Upload Now.” Enter the provided captcha and click “Upload Now!” Choose the “Direct Link for Layouts” to attach to posts. Spoiler: Imageshack 3. Imageshack: Registration required, less intuitive, mostly straightforward. a. Click on “Browse”; navigate to your file; click “Open”; and then click on “Upload Now” on the left. If you have an account, choose “Direct Link” to attach to posts. Spoiler: Photobucket 4. Photobucket: Registration required, fairly simple, mostly intuitive features. a. Login/Register and click on “Upload”. Drag and drop your file or click “Browse Files”. Navigate to your file ad click “Open”; and then click on “Upload”. Click on your newly uploaded image and choose “Direct link” from the far right of the screen.