(MARRS-RX7) Cage Pics

Theo Abramovich theo.abramovich
Thu Oct 7 17:04:44 CEST 2010


I'm used to working with what I've got on a work computer.

On Wed, Oct 6, 2010 at 12:15 PM, Kevin Hutchens <kevin at designed.com> wrote:

> Props for using MS Paint =)  One note? make sure you do Save As and enter a
> new name or work on COPIES of the photos as doing this will leave your
> original photos smaller.
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> You can also download and install this little tool from Microsoft:
> http://download.microsoft.com/download/whistler/Install/2/WXP/EN-US/ImageResizerPowertoySetup.exe
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> (from this package with lots of options:
> http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/downloads/powertoys/xppowertoys.mspx )
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> Then you can right click on the photo and somewhere there will be a resize
> option right there? Again, do this on COPIES of the photos (so the original
> ones don?t change).
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> *From:* spec7-bounces at specrx7.com [mailto:spec7-bounces at specrx7.com] *On
> Behalf Of *Theo Abramovich
> *Sent:* Wednesday, October 06, 2010 8:35 AM
> *To:* Spec RX-7
> *Subject:* Re: (MARRS-RX7) Cage Pics
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> Right hand click on them and a menu will pop up. At the bottom is
> "Properties" hit that and see how big they are. Most likely a few megs and
> you have the resolution cranked way up to 2048x1536 or something.
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> Most likely you don't have photoshop on your computer... We can still work
> with some stuff that came with Windows for free.
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> Right hand click on the photo again. In the menu should be "Edit" somewhere
> near the top. Hit that. It should open up the photo automatically in
> MS-Paint...
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> Up at the top there are menus, File, Edit, View, etc... One of the is
> Image. Click that and the menu will drop down, Attributes is one of the
> items in there, click that. You'll find the resolution in there. Like I
> said, it's probably some ungodly huge size... Figure out how many times
> larger it is than 1024x768. (2048x1536 is 2x both ways.)
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> Hit Cancel. Go back up to the "Image" menu and click "Stretch/Skew" Enter
> in some stretch numbers. (If it's 2x larger, go down by 50%. so on and so
> forth.) Basically get it down to 1024x768, because that's a pretty average
> screen size.
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> Click the File menu and hit save. Repeat as needed.
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> On Mon, Oct 4, 2010 at 11:01 AM, Bill McCabe <thebillmccabe at gmail.com>
> wrote:
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> OK guys obviously I had better stick to welding vs computers. I sent the
> pictures and they got kicked back saying that it was too big to send
> through. Then I just sent two pics and It was still to big. I can't cut them
> with a chop saw so if someone can walk me through how to shrink them I will
> send them again.
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> Thanks,
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> Bill McCabe
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