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From Joomla! Documentation

  • Image. This button provides an easy way to insert an image into an Article. Images may be inserted from the 'images/stories' folder and may also be uploaded. When you click the Image button, a window pops up, as shown below:
    Article Button.Image Popup.png
    • Directory. The current directory on the host server. This is the 'images/stories' directory under your Joomla! home directory. Use the drop-down list box to select a subdirectory.
    • Up. Navigate to the parent directory. Note that the top directory for this function is 'images/stories'. You can not navigate to a higher directory.
    • Insert. Insert the selected image. The insert point will be the current cursor position. You will see the image display inside the edit window.
    • Cancel. Cancel the operation and close the popup window. You can cancel also in clicking the X at right top corner.
    • Thumbnail Browse Area. Click on an image thumbnail to select the image. Click on a folder icon to navigate to that subdirectory.
    • Image URL. Click on one of the image thumbnails and the URL for the image will be entered for you.
    • Align. Select the desired alignment (left or right) from the drop-down list box.
    • Image Description. Enter a description for the image.
    • Image Title. Enter a Title for this image. This displays when a User hovers the mouse on the image.
    • Caption. If checked, image title will display as a caption below the image.
    • Search... Click this button to browse to an image file to upload from your local computer. A file dialog will open allowing you to select a file.
    • Start Upload. Once you have selected a file, press this button to upload the file to your Joomla! 'images/stories' folder. The thumbnail for the new image will now show in the thumbnail area.