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Offline walkstall

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Re: Re:Problem with photos
« Reply #30 on: November 04, 2012, 01:40:40 PM »
Good idea Elfie.  walks maybe you could explain it on the help board for anyone who comes in to see.  Toy

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Re:Problem with photos
« Reply #31 on: November 04, 2012, 05:41:58 PM »
Good job Walks, thanks my man! :thumbup:
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Re:Problem with photos
« Reply #32 on: November 18, 2012, 10:36:37 AM »
Instructions using XP and your free Paint program. If you're using Windows 7 it'll be a LITTLE different.  I also prefer to any other for uploading photos. No need to register or sign in or any other silly stuff.

Do this (if you're using Windows):

1) Open Paint (it's in "Accessories")
2) Browse to your image
3) Open image
4) Now click on "Image" in the Paint tool bar

5) You'll get a drop down menu. Now click on "Attributes"

6) You'll now see the image size in pixels. If taken with a camera, it'll be HUGE.  You'll want the image no larger than 400 to 500 pixels wide.  "Make it so."  Make sure you keep the ratio between width & height or it'll be distorted.

7) If you're happy with the size for posting or emailing, click "Save As" and give it a NEW Name--otherwise you'll lose the large picture.  I usually go with "pic-sm.jpg" (for "small")


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