rotormota 19:30 03 Jul 2003

I have scanned a colour photo & it comes out as 125mbs file size which is obviously no good at all.

Something is not right because I re-scanned a photo originally scanned on the same machine 3 months ago & instead of just a few kbs file size, it is now also many mbs in file size.

I cannot see anything obvious to explain the situation in scan settings......any ideas anyone as I can't email 125mbs photo attachments!

Many thanks.

  BarryKeith 20:34 03 Jul 2003

Chech the DPI(Dots per inch.) setting, you will probqably find it set to 300 or more, try reducing it to 96 which should be adequate for e-mails.

  LAP 20:44 03 Jul 2003

rotormota, just done a test pic one on 150 dpi this i found a bit to big. The other on 1200 dpi this was nearly the size of a football pitch. Suggest you reduce your dpi. If in doubt I usually view the pics in seperate graphics software..Lap..

  woodchip 20:48 03 Jul 2003

Resolution should be set between 200 and 300 saved as jpeg

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