How to resize images for your user picture

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04:37 Thu 7 Dec 06 (GMT)  [Link]  
Step 1:
Double click picture, it should open in Microsoft Picture and Fax Viewer
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Step 2:
Press Control-E, this should open the image for editing in Microsoft Paint
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Step 3:
Press Image, Stretch/Skew to the amount you want, eg 25% would be 1/4 the size. Press OK.
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Depp 4:
Press File, Save As and choose a new filename to save your smaller picture. File type can be either jpg or gif.
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That's it, now you should be able to upload the file!

(Please note you should not use famous people for your actual photo)
nick
nick
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04:27 Tue 19 Dec 06 (GMT)  [Link]  
An easier alternative is to use this very nice online image optimizer. Just enter your image size as 160 height and 120 width.

http://www.imageoptimizer.net/
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How to resize images for your user picture

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