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Re: Adding Photographs to the Gallery
« Reply #30 on: March 29, 2012, 02:03:42 PM »
All I do is open the picture using Microsoft Office Picture Manager, which came with the Microsoft package when I bought my computer. Then go into "Picture" from the menu followed by "Resize". On the right is a series of choices. One is "Percentage of Original WidthX Height". I go down to about 25% and save the reduced picture in a separate folder. If it's not down to less than 150KB I reduce it again.

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Re: Adding Photographs to the Gallery
« Reply #31 on: April 05, 2013, 10:08:56 PM »
Findem

re PIC being too large a file for  uploading - Trying to do what you said with Picture Manager (never used this program before) and am having difficulties reducing the file size. Could you please send me a pm & step me through it. Thanks
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Re: Adding Photographs to the Gallery
« Reply #32 on: April 06, 2013, 09:23:31 AM »
Really recommend Irfanview for this type of thing. It is small and fast!!

http://www.irfanview.com/

You can do all sorts of things to photos but cropping and/or resizing is about as easy as it gets. See image below:



I use gimp for tricky photo editing occasionally but irfanview does the job 95% of the time - can also add text, lines, shapes, etc if you want to annotate an image.

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Re: Adding Photographs to the Gallery
« Reply #33 on: April 06, 2013, 10:15:50 AM »
Thanks Leah

I've managed to downsize one pic & post. Will have to get used to doing it. I'm a bit technologically challenged, so it will need some perseverance on my part.
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Re: Adding Photographs to the Gallery
« Reply #34 on: April 06, 2013, 10:18:40 AM »
Hi Leah,
That's a great program but I find that an even easier program is Microsoft Picture Manager.  It doesn't have many features but you can very easily crop, resize & adjust the brightness of pics.  Worth a look.  I use IrfanView if I need to do anything more cleverer.
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Re: Adding Photographs to the Gallery
« Reply #35 on: April 06, 2013, 08:33:18 PM »
Getting the hang of making photos easier to post. Thanks guys/gals  8)
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Re: Adding Photographs to the Gallery
« Reply #36 on: April 23, 2013, 10:25:12 PM »
Hi *** How do I upload a photo, since your webpage has changed, I don't see Alf,s menu and no Album nor do I see a Gallery Button on my Screen any more. Can you help.
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Re: Adding Photographs to the Gallery
« Reply #37 on: April 23, 2013, 10:28:17 PM »
I change the size to 16-17% using picture manager ,always works

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Re: Adding Photographs to the Gallery
« Reply #38 on: April 23, 2013, 11:24:18 PM »
Hi *** How do I upload a photo, since your webpage has changed, I don't see Alf,s menu and no Album nor do I see a Gallery Button on my Screen any more. Can you help.
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Ebi I have put the info in the other thread you started
http://aussielapidaryforum.com/forum/index.php?topic=3235.msg29355;topicseen#new
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