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Image resize in gallery

asked 2015-04-06 23:36:28 +0200

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updated 2015-04-07 08:35:27 +0200

Sometimes i need an option to resize images before i upload in any forum. For example, in some forum the maximum image size are 800x600. I think, it os a good idea to add an image resize and image quality option in gallery. There is already an option for resize, but it isn't possible to enter the size manualy.

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Good idea, I asked a similar question with regard to applying this idea to any of the screenshot apps available, for the very same reasons you state. I hinted to a few devs but I've not had a response - perhaps I need to offer beer/coffee money!

In my case; when an image is uploaded to TJC, it swamps the page and is probably not very cool for those using their mobile device to view TJC. There is a small app called ImageMagick, which runs in terminal only, this can be used for manipulating images, but of course, you have to know and learn a few commands to make it happen. ImageMagick can be found on Openrepos (Warehouse) https://openrepos.net/content/nieldk/imagemagick

For altering the size of an image, you would use the convert command. So we have a photo of our idea/project and we want to present it on TJC, but would like to reduce the image by say, 50%, so the command would look like this; convert project.jpg -resize 50% project.jpg- that's it, your image is now reduced by 50% and is ready for posting. I know it's not a convenient way to manipulate an image, but it is an option if needed. A full list of ImageMagick commands can be found here; http://www.imagemagick.org/script/command-line-options.php

Edz ( 2015-10-04 13:29:58 +0200 )edit

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answered 2015-10-05 23:38:27 +0200

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Resize has been released to harbour today. Get it while its hot. Application allows you to resize images to any scale.

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Thank you for your effort. Is there an option to do quick batch processing of several images? The tool has too many (and time consuming) functions to do a quick resize when I want to share some pictures.

Spark ( 2017-11-12 18:47:46 +0200 )edit
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