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Jessypie
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Scanning « on: February 17, 2006, 04:40 PM »
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Hi-
To anyone who can help-
ive just scanned a picture onto my computer and ive tried to upload it in a post but it doesnt work. Im using 'postimages.com' and the bar is turning from blue to range but then half way through the bar stops moving.
The wierd thing is though, the green bar at the base (which says the page is loading) on the window eventually turns all green, nut still the blue-ornage bar doesnt move.
Ive been tryin to upload ti for about 10 minutes now (and it doesnt usually take that long!).
Does anyone know whats wrong with it?

i forgot to add- ive tried this a couple of times so its not just a one off problem i think...
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Scanning « Reply #1 on: February 17, 2006, 04:42 PM »
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What are the scanned files saved as... bmp or jpeg?
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Scanning « Reply #2 on: February 17, 2006, 04:43 PM »
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i dont know how do i tell?
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Scanning « Reply #3 on: February 17, 2006, 04:44 PM »
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Right click on the file and go to properties. Smile`
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Scanning « Reply #4 on: February 17, 2006, 04:46 PM »
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it doesnt say. just says its a bitmap image,
the location is C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Documents\My Pictures\Sample Pictures
the size is 23.8 MB (25,006,806 bytes)
and it was created on the 17th feb.
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Scanning « Reply #5 on: February 17, 2006, 04:49 PM »
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Aha...

Bmp means bitmap.

23.8 mb is a bit too big to be uploading... you need to save it as a jpeg.
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Scanning « Reply #6 on: February 17, 2006, 04:50 PM »
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how do i do that?

its a picture that my friend made me and ive scanned it with my scanner/photocopier/printer so i can upload it. do you know how i do it?
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Scanning « Reply #7 on: February 17, 2006, 04:51 PM »
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Save it again, but go to save as and pick jpeg rather than bmp.

Maybe?
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Scanning « Reply #8 on: February 17, 2006, 04:53 PM »
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oh ok ive done that. wil it work now do you think?
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Scanning « Reply #9 on: February 17, 2006, 04:56 PM »
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Try it and see...
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Scanning « Reply #10 on: February 17, 2006, 04:57 PM »
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its got smaller in size (1.15Mb) and ive changed it to a jpeg file but its still not working. doing exactly the same thing and freezing half way through.
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Scanning « Reply #11 on: February 17, 2006, 05:02 PM »
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Most likely you need to reduce it a bit... what image program are you using?
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Scanning « Reply #12 on: February 17, 2006, 05:03 PM »
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sorry to be annoying but whats one of those?
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Scanning « Reply #13 on: February 17, 2006, 05:03 PM »
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Paint? Photo Editor? Paint Shop Pro...?
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Scanning « Reply #14 on: February 17, 2006, 05:06 PM »
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i dont know if this is what you mean but it says in properties its openedx with Adobe Photoshop Album Starter Edition 3.0 (Viewer)
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