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Version 8 image questions #237989 07/17/2010 4:29 PM
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In version 8, will there be an image resize function for File Manager uploaded images using ImageMagick or GD?
That would be very helpful.

I limit the display of images to 640px wide in the forum for 3rd party hosted images using the 'img' tag. But on my Portal page, that limitation doesn't work. So excessively wide images force side scrolling and the right column is out of view for many users.
Will version 8 include portal image display control?

Thanks!

Re: Version 8 image questions [Re: Digitalgas] #237990 07/17/2010 5:11 PM
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Yes, we have it in place for avatars already, and we'll be working on getting this in for images as well (definitely for uploaded images), will be working out the best way to handle external ones.

Re: Version 8 image questions [Re: Rick] #237991 07/17/2010 6:35 PM
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to fix the portal, just edit 1 line of 1 file: templates/portal.tpl

find:

<td class="alt-1">

change to:

<td class="alt-1 post_inner">

images will adhere to your 640px limit now smile

i've mentioned this bug before

Re: Version 8 image questions [Re: SD] #237992 07/17/2010 6:44 PM
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Originally Posted by Sirdude

i've mentioned this bug before


You forgot to staple it to my forehead.

Re: Version 8 image questions [Re: Rick] #237993 07/17/2010 6:47 PM
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i'm out of staples! laugh

Re: Version 8 image questions [Re: Rick] #237994 07/17/2010 6:48 PM
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Puncture wounds start to appear on Rick's forehead. He He He.


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Re: Version 8 image questions [Re: Ruben] #237995 07/17/2010 9:57 PM
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Thanks so much, Rick and Sirdude!

Glad the resize is in the works. We have over 8000 images uploaded with File Manager this past year. But lots of users can't seem to figure out how to resize before upload. We could accomodate even more with ImageMagick help.

Sirdude, that template change did it! Big images no longer widen the Portal to hide the right column. Nice! Happy now. smile

Re: Version 8 image questions [Re: Digitalgas] #237996 07/17/2010 10:05 PM
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Also the image size setting on the avatars does not carry over to the featured user island in version 7.

Re: Version 8 image questions [Re: JAISP] #237997 07/17/2010 10:57 PM
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yeppers, agreed on the avvy's

i just add a css class to common.css called 'avvy' with max-width, max-height to take care of that for now

2c

Re: Version 8 image questions [Re: SD] #237999 07/18/2010 8:38 AM
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Thanks

Re: Version 8 image questions [Re: JAISP] #238006 07/18/2010 11:54 AM
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