Attachment size reading

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Attachment size reading

Post by Greynomad » Thu Dec 01, 2016 11:49 pm

Hi Bruce,
I'm having regular probs with the BB not correctly reading the file size of a pic after I've reduced it for uploading.
Herein an example. Note the file size in the original screen under the grey dialogue box.
What gives?
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Re: Attachment size reading

Post by Peter and Sandra » Fri Dec 02, 2016 7:53 am

500kb is still pretty large, too large for lots of forums. I use an image resizer which has a half a dozen selectable sizes to quickly change pics to for uploading, takes only a few seconds for it to do a half a dozen pics at once. see here https://microsoft-powertoys-image-resiz ... tonic.com/
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Re: Attachment size reading

Post by bagmaker » Fri Dec 02, 2016 8:04 am

often a problem here Ray, under 200kb is about all that will reliably go through.

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Re: Attachment size reading

Post by BruceS » Fri Dec 02, 2016 8:15 am

There is a slight difference between KB & KiB but that should still go through.
I've struck this a few times and mostly by those with MAC computers.
If you send it to me (not MAC) & I open it in IrfanView & simply resave it again it will maintain the same pixel size but will reduce it to around 70 or 80 KB. Just for fun Ray can you send it to admin@ozervnews.com & I'll look at it?
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