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Re: My photos are too wide to upload?

Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2013 9:29 pm
by Andy P
Looks crystal clear and shows up full screen when i click on it Kris. icon_thumleft

I`ve found Paint to be the easiest way to Re-size. You can also use the Stretch/Skew function on there to resize to a percentage.

Re: My photos are too wide to upload?

Posted: Wed Jun 12, 2013 7:39 am
by Mr List
photoshop, automate, batch, scripts

or something close.

Re: My photos are too wide to upload?

Posted: Wed Jun 12, 2013 9:22 am
by kata
I use paint too,

That stretch and skew never works for me. I just tried 100 x100 and it said enter a valid number... icon_scratch

Anyway Kris, your photo looks great as thumbnail and bigger Image. I always find it so easy using browse function to upload.

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Re: My photos are too wide to upload?

Posted: Wed Jun 12, 2013 11:51 am
by cordyman
I take pics in max resolution for qaulity. Then let photobucket resize to 800 x 600 for this forum. You can choose this in photobucket and it will apply it to all uploads. No faffing around in paint required

Re: My photos are too wide to upload?

Posted: Wed Jun 12, 2013 12:55 pm
by Dave Brown
Yorkshire Kris wrote:
Andy P wrote:Is that using the paint programme Kris?

Yes, I just set the horizontal pixels to 1000 and it created a small file that was in the 0-4000 range.
If the original was a jpg file it has header info giving height and width details, these are not part of the image but enable applications to handle it. If the editor used, or the camera does not create this header info, phpBB will not be able to determine the size so it will fail, and give an error.

Re: My photos are too wide to upload?

Posted: Wed Jun 12, 2013 7:32 pm
by kata
In the 90s .png Images were the new kid on the block, less loss of data compression they said,

But smaller Images like for example .GIF can achieve greater compression than PNG.

Never se .JPEG these days.

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