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wilson
04-18-2007, 09:03 AM
Sorry if this is the inappropriate board...mods, move it if need be.

I have a picture that I'd like to upload as my avatar, but it's a large, high-resolution file. I have managed to cut it down to an exactly square image I'd like to use, but it's still huge (2022 x 2022). The BBS won't automatically resize that, so how do I do so myself?

MrBisonDevil
04-18-2007, 10:26 AM
Open picture in Paint or what ever picture/photo/art program.

Shrink the picture until it fits. :) 'Stretch/Skew' in Paint.

wilson
04-18-2007, 10:46 AM
Thanks, MrBisonDevil!

DevilAlumna
04-18-2007, 08:19 PM
Although not as good for this particular task (with specific pixel requirements), this is my favorite tool for image resizing:

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/downloads/powertoys/xppowertoys.mspx

Download and install the image resizer, then whenever you need to downsize a pic (say, for emailing to the family), just explore to the pic file, right-click, and choose 'resize.' Viola, instant copy in a smaller size.


GREAT AVATAR, by the way. What kind of dog? Obviously, some kind of bully breed, but looks not quite english bulldog.

wilson
04-19-2007, 07:34 AM
Half English, half American bulldog.

I found that out after I had named him Sir Walter Raleigh.
Pretty much perfect.