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Discussion in 'BYC Website & Forum Feedback & Announcements' started by FarmGirl01, Jul 5, 2008.

  1. FarmGirl01

    FarmGirl01 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 5, 2008
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    I have a pic I would like to use as my avatar. The problem is that the only copy is on Photobucket. How do I get it from Photobucket to BYC to make it my avatar? It won't upload. Any help would be great. Gena
     
  2. DuckLady

    DuckLady Administrator Staff Member

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    You need to resize and save to your computer and upload it from there. You can't upload from an onlne hosting site.
    I use Paint to resize my avatars. I fyou need help, send it to me and I will do it for you! [​IMG]
     
  3. cajunlizz

    cajunlizz Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 27, 2008
    Lafayette, Louisiana
    My question is HOW do you decrease the size of a picture I have to use as a avatar ?


    NEXT question ? How do I post an avatar ?
     
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  4. FarmGirl01

    FarmGirl01 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 5, 2008
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    I guess I don't know how to save it to my computer.
     
  5. DuckLady

    DuckLady Administrator Staff Member

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    You can open it in Paint and resize by going to Image>stretch/skew> and use the horizontal and vertical percentages to resize until it is to the size you need. I like doing this because i can do a little or a lot at a time and really control what I am doing.
     
  6. DuckLady

    DuckLady Administrator Staff Member

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    Quote:right click the image and "save as" It will open a dialog box and you give it a name and tell it where to save it. I ususally save stuff like this to the desktop so I can find it easily.
     
  7. FarmGirl01

    FarmGirl01 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 5, 2008
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    Thank you sooo much. I have been trying to do this for days now. Its just basic computer knowledge that I didn't know how to do. I am so happy. Thanks again. Gena
     
  8. cajunlizz

    cajunlizz Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 27, 2008
    Lafayette, Louisiana
    Quote:WHat size is best to be excepted as a Avatar ?




    If you notice at the bottom link , its the picture I need to resize . I AM the LADY in Red
     
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  9. DuckLady

    DuckLady Administrator Staff Member

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    I think it is 100 x 100 pixels or however that translates. [​IMG]
     
  10. chicken_boy_Kurt

    chicken_boy_Kurt Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 20, 2008
    and 16 KB
    I had a pic I wanted to use as my avatar and it was the right size pixelwise (I don't think thats a word) but the KB part of it was too big. I think its 16 KB but it might be 20.
     

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