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resizing pic for avatar

Postby freebird » Tue Oct 24, 2006 1:27 pm

I have been trying to resize a photo I took last weekend and want to use it as my new avatar. Is anyone willing to re-size it to the required size and email it back to me? I'm at work and we do not have any imaging software that we can use. We are not allowed to download stuff either.
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Postby Bigdog » Tue Oct 24, 2006 1:47 pm

Terry - send it to me and I will try.
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Re: resizing pic for avatar

Postby Rudi » Tue Oct 24, 2006 9:34 pm

freebird wrote:I have been trying to resize a photo I took last weekend and want to use it as my new avatar. Is anyone willing to re-size it to the required size and email it back to me? I'm at work and we do not have any imaging software that we can use. We are not allowed to download stuff either.


Terry:

Use IrfanView to resize. You have to actually choose to maintain aspect ratio and then either choose 60 pixels as the width or 80 pixels as the height.. either way neither value can exceed 80 pixels. Here is the link for the program IrfanView 3.98. It is a very, very easy program to use. Oh.. save the pic as xxx (resized).gif so you do not replace or confuse the original file.. I usually save to a subfolder called either Irfan or Resized.

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Postby freebird » Wed Oct 25, 2006 7:29 am

ok, will do that guys, thanks. The other software i was using at home just would not work right....either it was too smart or too dumb, or me for that matter.
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Postby Bigdog » Wed Oct 25, 2006 7:43 am

Terry - Irfanview is what I used to reduce it for you.
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Postby George Willer » Wed Oct 25, 2006 10:19 am

Bigdog wrote:Terry - Irfanview is what I used to reduce it for you.


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Postby Cubbie » Mon Jul 23, 2007 10:56 am

Here's a website that you can do it online. I've done a bunch of mine there.

http://resizepic.com/
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Postby JimT » Wed Aug 08, 2007 7:22 am

If anyone is still reading this post I used the paint program that comes with windows to resize my avatar. Use the stretch/skew option under the image choice.

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Postby pete1941 » Wed Aug 08, 2007 8:26 am

JimT, I's still looking, reading, and yakking as usual. I haven't thought of paint but will check it out. Pete

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Postby Rudi » Wed Aug 08, 2007 1:17 pm

Pete1941 wrote:JimT, I's still looking, reading, and yakking as usual. I haven't thought of paint but will check it out. Pete


Pete:

IrfanView... is about the best and the simplest... really good small program.

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