oversize image problem

  [DELETED] 14:02 28 Aug 2003
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I download a picture from a site and it appears larger than my screen, I have to scroll to see it all. When I try to save it to any file, the resultant thumbnail only contains a portion of the original image. Automatic resizing is enabled but seems to be ineffective in assistng in a solution. I am trying to save a jpeg.
System is XP, 512MB memory.
Any guidance would be much appreciated.

  [DELETED] 14:08 28 Aug 2003

What picture editing app are you using?

  [DELETED] 16:38 28 Aug 2003

Is there a box somewhere on the toolbar at the top of the page that says something like "165%"?
If so, click on the arrow beside it to change to (say)50%, and the picture should now be a more reasonable size. Save it at the new size.

  [DELETED] 16:47 28 Aug 2003

I think that a picture editor is irrelevant in this scenario. I am using IE6 to download and view the original image, and native windows to save the file

  woodchip 16:50 28 Aug 2003

You need to save to a folder then open in a photo program. save as jpg

  [DELETED] 17:04 28 Aug 2003

Palinka,
I don't see anything on the IE toolbar about %.
I must be missing something?

  [DELETED] 17:06 28 Aug 2003

Woodchip, Thanks but that's what I'm doing. Once saved in a folder the image is only a part of the original. I don't think that any photo program can reconsruct the original from just a part.

  [DELETED] 17:09 28 Aug 2003

"I think that a picture editor is irrelevant in this scenario. I am using IE6 to download and view the original image, and native windows to save the file"

Well you see you could be wrong there depending on how you have your machine/apps/prgs set up.

Like you, I'm sure, I don't wish to be rude or curt but it may be a good idea to answer Peverelli's question .... or perhaps you know better?

  [DELETED] 17:22 28 Aug 2003

Peverelli & Mango Grummit

Of course I don't wish to be rude, and I'm sorry if I have appeared curt. I'm not using a photo editing prog. This is just windows.

  Pidder 18:18 28 Aug 2003

How are you saving it? In 98SE I am able to right click on the picture and get the option to "save as".

  [DELETED] 20:47 28 Aug 2003

Pidder,
Yes that's what I do. Smaller images save fine and produce a usable thumbnail. Larger images produce a thumbnail that is only a portion of the whole image, and, of course, it cannot be expanded to the original.

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