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No photoshop, how can I size down an avatar?

Discussion in 'Announcements & Support' started by xring04, Mar 27, 2006.

  1. xring04

    xring04 On the Right.

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    I have a pic and I do not have photoshop on my work computer, do any of the programs in the standard windows allow you to downsize an av?

    here is the pic I want to use.

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    Thanks!
     
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    c-mama Moderator

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    I know that there are free programs out there, but I don't know what they are. I use Photoshop.

    Here's a downsize of the image for you.

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    xring04 On the Right.

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    You're welcome. :)
     
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    which program do you download from this site? i saw a number of free photo programs?
     
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    The simplest method for me was to use MS Paint - do an "open with" and select Paint, go to Image>Stretch/Skew... and reduce by any given percentage. Then go back to Image>Atributes until you get it to 100x100. You may have to go between the Attributes & Stretch/Skew selections a couple times to get it where you want it.

    I haven't used any of the others suggested and they may be a bit quicker, but as a standard Windows app Paint works just fine :cool:
     
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    Anvil Yo Mama!

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    I can't use irfan view or Paint due to me being on a Apple iMac. I don't have photoshop so could I get one of you fine people to resize my new avatar for me? I sure do appreciate it!
     
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    Blitzer Cool Cat

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    I agree it is the best freeware I have ever used! I have both Photoshop and Corel Draw but I use Infanview for convertions and resizing images. It runs better than Hijack!

    :cool: :hearts: :number1: :thumbsup:
     
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    c-mama Moderator

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    Do you have a picture you'd like to use?
     
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    Anvil Yo Mama!

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    Yeah, I tried to attach it but I guess it didn't work
     
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    Give this a try:

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    This works great, Thanks you!:)
     
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    Anvil, you know you have someone who is your local Apple goodies supplier, yet you don't utilize this.
     
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    Debbie, My wife loves your avatar, she thinks mine is boring. :supergrin:
     
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    c-mama Moderator

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    :wavey: Tell you wife I said thanks.

    I like yours, though. Something about the bald eagle and the flag... :patriot:
     
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    C-MAMA can you tell me how to downsize and post this picture as my avatar. Thank you.
     
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    c-mama Moderator

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    There's lots of advice on this thread and in this forum on how to resize pictures.

    I went ahead and resized it for you using photoshop. To set it as your avatar, go to your User CP, click edit options. At the bottom of the page you will see where you can set your avatar. Note - you must have more than 10 posts to have a custom avatar.

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