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Postby Daniel H. » Sat Mar 06, 2004 9:18 pm

Does anyone know why some posts are too wide to fit on the screen? I am able to read most posts without scrolling to the right but a few are just too wide. This happens at home and at work. THe "touch control overhaul" post is an example of one I'm having trouble with. Thanks.
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Postby George Willer » Sat Mar 06, 2004 9:38 pm

Daniel,

It's the size of the images posted that does it. If the size is larger than about 640 x 480, the screen automatically stretches to fit the image and takes the text with it. An oversized avatar will also force the margins over the edge. When you move to a thread that doesn't have an oversized photo, the text reverts to normal. We'll all have to work on that one! :lol: :lol:
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Postby Jim Hudson » Sat Mar 06, 2004 9:51 pm

One of the moderators can take the wide Hydraulic picture post off now DaveM as seen it now. I would have put a link to it but could not make the right picture show. Maybe a link to Rudi's site should be at the top of the board. There is where folks should look first with questions
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Postby Daniel H. » Sat Mar 06, 2004 10:01 pm

Thanks for the info. Just wondered if I had a setting wrong somewhere.
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Postby Jim Hudson » Sat Mar 06, 2004 10:15 pm

http://www.hitmill.com/html/screen.html
I have my screen resolution set at 1024x768 because I have a 21 inch screen which means when I preview it don't make you need to scroll. But others may with 640x480 or 800x600. XP Power Toys has a utility I can use to reduce any picture stored on my hard drive to any resolution but I get into trouble when posting a image from someone else's site. And downloading there picture and reducing and then uploading to my webspace makes me decide to just skip it all.
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