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Brian Barnes
11-24-2004, 02:14 PM
There was some discussion about signature lines and in particular the size of the gif (moving) images in signature lines. Some people have them but wish they could make them smaller. Discussion found Here (http://www.wetcanvas.com/forums/showthread.php?t=232152)

Here are the steps. There may be shorter ways, but this worked for me. My gif imaging software is ImageReady so you would need that or something similar.

1 Right click on the gif and get Properties

2. Select and copy the URL ( http etc.)

3. Paste the URL into the address line of a new browser window and hit Enter

4. Save the window on your desktop (or wherever you can easily find it) and close it.

5. Right click on the file icon you just saved on the desktop and select Open With .... and the name of your gif imaging software (ImageReady in my case).

6. The gif should appear as a series of frames that make up the gif ....... in which case you're almost done.

7. Change the image size. (Select Image, then Image Size). I like 60 pixel height for a signature line.

8. To save, you must use File.... "Save Optimized As ......" not "Save As..." in order to keep the animation. Again be sure to save it where you can find it. :D

Now it can be uploaded into WC just like any other image.

Hope this helps someone. :) (And I hope I didn't leave out any steps. :( )Please comment if you know of a shorter way.

BrianB

laudesan
12-07-2004, 03:01 AM
Got to the OPEN WITH part..........

All I get is OPEN :confused:

So I guess you will have to do it for me please............;) :angel:







There was some discussion about signature lines and in particular the size of the gif (moving) images in signature lines. Some people have them but wish they could make them smaller. Discussion found Here (http://www.wetcanvas.com/forums/showthread.php?t=232152)

Here are the steps. There may be shorter ways, but this worked for me. My gif imaging software is ImageReady so you would need that or something similar.

1 Right click on the gif and get Properties

2. Select and copy the URL ( http etc.)

3. Paste the URL into the address line of a new browser window and hit Enter

4. Save the window on your desktop (or wherever you can easily find it) and close it.

5. Right click on the file icon you just saved on the desktop and select Open With .... and the name of your gif imaging software (ImageReady in my case).

6. The gif should appear as a series of frames that make up the gif ....... in which case you're almost done.

7. Change the image size. (Select Image, then Image Size). I like 60 pixel height for a signature line.

8. To save, you must use File.... "Save Optimized As ......" not "Save As..." in order to keep the animation. Again be sure to save it where you can find it. :D

Now it can be uploaded into WC just like any other image.

Hope this helps someone. :) (And I hope I didn't leave out any steps. :( )Please comment if you know of a shorter way.

BrianB

Brian Barnes
12-07-2004, 12:18 PM
JJ -- Here you go ......

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/07-Dec-2004/33172-elephant-dancing.gif http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/07-Dec-2004/33172-elephant-painting-gif.gif http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/07-Dec-2004/33172-elephant-rear-gif.gif

BrianB

The one from the rear is misbehaving. Will try to fix it.

Brian Barnes
12-07-2004, 01:36 PM
JJ -- The ImageReady program doesn't seem to want to "unlayer" the elephant's rear-end properly. Might have to rebuild it. Instead of showing each layer individually, it shows each layer building on top of the previous one. Not sure why. Maybe someone here knows.

BrianB

Brian Barnes
12-07-2004, 08:07 PM
JJ -- Tried rebuilding the elephant's rear for you. Not the greatest. Couldn't get background any lighter.

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/07-Dec-2004/33172-elephant-rear-rebuilt.gif

BrianB

laudesan
12-07-2004, 08:13 PM
Thanks Brian I shall upload them now :)

You are a real sweetie..:)

laudesan
12-07-2004, 08:18 PM
Hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm ........ file names too long now........hang on......

DONE !!!!!!!!!!!!! :p

I hope this helps ..:)

Brian Barnes
12-07-2004, 10:58 PM
JJ -- Just thought your elephant needed to dance to a new beat ...... something Latin maybe? :D

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/07-Dec-2004/33172-new-beat.gif

BrianB

laudesan
12-07-2004, 11:03 PM
LOL A double kick...........:D