Resize/compress pictures when sending mail

Michael Hirsch mdhirsch at gmail.com
Mon Oct 29 22:48:28 GMT 2007


On 10/26/07, Knapp <magick.crow at gmail.com> wrote:
> All these are very nice but that do you use in firefox?

Do you really use firefox as your file browser?  These tools are for
use in your file browser.  Pre-Gutsy, that was konqueror.  Now it
defaults to dolphin, but I think the service menu still works.

If you use firefox for browsing the filesystem I don't have advise.  Sorry.

Michael

> On 10/26/07, Michael Hirsch <mdhirsch at gmail.com > wrote:
> >
> > On 10/24/07, Karl Vanwynsberghe < karl.vanwynsberghe at telenet.be> wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > Is there also something like the following in win-XP.
> > > => When sending multiple pictures via explorer then you have a option to
> > > resize all the pitures.
> > > This way you're able to send morepictures at once.
> >
> > I get to plug my solution.  It's a KDE Service Menu which can be found
> > here:
> http://kde-apps.org/content/show.php/resizePhotos?content=49611
> >
> > It's just a simple shell script (but with GUI feedback!).  if you
> > install it in the right place, puts an "Action" on the right-click
> > menu to resize the photos.
> >
> > I use it all the time, and so does my wife.  Give it a try.
> >
> > Michael
> >
> > Here's the description:
> > resizePhoto is a nice service menu to resize your photos to a size
> > suitable for emailing. It will resize any picture so that it is no
> > more than 640 pixels on a side while preserving the aspect ration.
> > This size can easily be changed by editing a text file.
> >
> > You can resize any number of photos simultaneously by multiselecting
> > them in Konqueror, then choosing the "Resize Photo" service menu.
> >
> > A dialog will display the progress. The dialog has a cancel button.
> >
> > Usage:
> > Open a folder containing some image files (.png, .jpg, .gif) in Konqueror.
> >
> > Select one or several of these files.
> >
> > Right-click one of the selected file and select Action->Resize Photo.
> > (See first screenshot.)
> >
> > A dialog will appear showing the progress of the resizing. (See second
> > screenshot.) Press cancel if you so desire.
> >
> > A folder named "Sized" will appear in the image folder. The resized
> > photos are in that folder.
> >
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