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How to customize an avetair

Discussion in 'Tech Talk' started by Uncle Don, May 17, 2005.

  1. Uncle Don

    Uncle Don Wood butcher

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    I admit that I don't lurk here and might explain why I'm asking something that has probably been discussed a thousand times. Unfortunately, the search feature is temporarily unavialible due to the problem Eric is having.

    I would like to use a digital picture to personalize my avatair but it didn't work out just to use an existing .jpg file. I'm fairly computer literate (just have problems spelling), and a short explaination on how to do it would probably do the trick. I know there other more interesting things to discuss but if someone could give a few lines of advise, I would sure appreciate it.
     
  2. MrsKitty

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    Why didn't it work out?

    Too big?

    It has to be a certian size to upload ;)
     

  3. Uncle Don

    Uncle Don Wood butcher

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    The colors were very blurred and it didn't have any definition.
     
  4. MrsKitty

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    Lost resolution....

    What program did you use to resize it?
     
  5. Uncle Don

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    I didn't resise it at all - I now see the problem. What size does it need to be reduced to and can I use most any graphic program?
     
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    Uncle Don Wood butcher

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    Thanks very much for your help.
     
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    Is there another program out there that resizes? I looked at the one suggested by "lovette", but it is only for Windows XP. I am running Windows 2000.

    Thanks, Mike
     
  9. g29andy

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    Lovette, I used the irfanview program to resize a picture. It worked great. Thanks for the tip.

    Mike
     
  11. g29andy

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    Glad it worked. Although I've never used IRfanview, others have given it a good review.