Avatar Manager

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The Avatar Manager admin control panel allows the administrator to manage built-in forum avatars. Users can then select a personal avatar from the available galleries. Unlike URL and uploaded avatars, these avatars do not require administrator approval before they are activated.

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Gallery Management

Import gallery from

Recursively process the specified directory, creating avatars from all files with (*.gif, *.jpg, *.png, *.jpeg) extensions. A new gallery will be created for every encountered sub-directory.

Remove gallery

Select a gallery for removal and click on the "Remove" button.

Image upload

An upload control is provided to allow the administrator to upload new avatar images into the system. To select an image, click on the 'Browse' button, which will open a file selection dialog using which the administrator may choose an image from their drive that will be uploaded.

Once the image is selected, clicking on the 'Upload' button will upload the avatar. Once uploaded, the file name of the avatar will appear inside the 'Avatar Image' text box and preview of the avatar will be available inside the 'Preview Image' control.

Add/ Edit Avatars

Avatar Management form, which appears below the image upload form allows the administrator to edit and add avatars. During editing the avatar's values are inserted in to the form to allow for easy editing.

Description

A short description of the avatar, this text will appear below the avatar on the user's avatar selection form.

Gallery name

Enter a gallery name or select one from the list of available galleries. If gallery name is entered that doesn't exist, it will be created.

Avatar image

The file name of the avatar, you can choose an avatar from the list of available images by clicking on the adjacent 'SELECT AVATAR' link.

Preview image

Shows the preview of the avatar.

Avatars in gallery

At the bottom of the page there is a list of all the available avatars per gallery. Beside each avatar there is an edit and delete link allowing the administrator to edit this avatar's properties or delete it all together.

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