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Re: How do I get round file size too big when posting a photo
« Reply #18 on: Thursday 14 June 18 15:40 BST (UK) »
Trouble is that it doesn't work Mathematically

If you reduce it by 50% horizontally and vertically it should be 1 quarter the original file size,,,,, but it's not!   ;D ;D

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Re: How do I get round file size too big when posting a photo
« Reply #19 on: Thursday 14 June 18 17:01 BST (UK) »
Just to add that, as your image is for a Totally Off Topic topic, its usual for images to be fairly small in size - say 600-700 pixels wide and less than 150 kb.

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Re: How do I get round file size too big when posting a photo
« Reply #20 on: Thursday 14 June 18 20:55 BST (UK) »
Pixels, MB and KB ... it is all French or Russian to me. ;)

I think in future I will just have to follow advice given as today and keep reducing percentage size until computer says yes instead of no. ;D ;)
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Re: How do I get round file size too big when posting a photo
« Reply #21 on: Thursday 14 June 18 21:26 BST (UK) »
Pixels, MB and KB ... it is all French or Russian to me. ;)

I think in future I will just have to follow advice given as today and keep reducing percentage size until computer says yes instead of no. ;D ;)


Just shout at the screen!!   ;D

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Re: How do I get round file size too big when posting a photo
« Reply #22 on: Thursday 14 June 18 21:26 BST (UK) »
Good evening,

In "pictures" right click on photo, new window opens, select edit near top.

New window, select "resize"

New window, select "pixels" it will show size in pixels on rh side. click on largest size, delete and type 600. Both sizes will change at same time.

Click "OK" at bottom, new window showing reduced picture, click "x" top right.

New window, click "save"

All complete, If you have tried to post and failed then you need to change file name before trying again for it to be accepted.

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Re: How do I get round file size too big when posting a photo
« Reply #23 on: Thursday 14 June 18 21:44 BST (UK) »
Thanks for all these tips and instructions - I will be using these in future.

I have tried shouting at the computer before but it didn't take me seriously.  Will have to develop a more angry tone with it in future, I think.  Or perhaps throw something at it.  Perhaps not when I am at the library though in case I end up getting thrown out.  Probably saying hallmark told me to do It won't wash with the staff, you see. :) ;)

Perhaps, John's method at the library or archives😇 and hallmarks method at home if computer says no. ;D ;)
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Re: How do I get round file size too big when posting a photo
« Reply #24 on: Thursday 14 June 18 23:57 BST (UK) »
The size (in KB or MB) of a photo opened in paint, is written at the bottom of the screen, after you have saved the copy check the bottom of the screen to check the size, if it's still too big (over 500KB) you can resize the copy and just save as often as needed.