resizing a photo in microsoft photo

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by Angel thoughts, Aug 20, 2004.

  1. Hi
    I am trying to size a photo to print at 6 inches by 4 inches. everytime I
    put in these measurements it automatically says a different size. I have
    gone to image and then resize but my measurements will not stay put. help
    really frustrated and naffed off.
    angel
     
    Angel thoughts, Aug 20, 2004
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  2. Angel thoughts

    A String Guest

    Do you have the "Keep Aspect Ratio" set? If so, remove it. Only problem
    is, you will get the size you want, but it will be squished. The best way
    to fix the problem is to set the pic to resize as close to what you want
    (e.g.. 6 X 41/2 etc. or whatever it will go to that is close) and the "Crop"
    out the extra stuff.

    "Angel thoughts" <> wrote in message
    news:pOnVc.425$...
    > Hi
    > I am trying to size a photo to print at 6 inches by 4 inches. everytime I
    > put in these measurements it automatically says a different size. I have
    > gone to image and then resize but my measurements will not stay put. help
    > really frustrated and naffed off.
    > angel
    >
    >
     
    A String, Aug 20, 2004
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  3. Angel thoughts wrote:

    > Hi
    > I am trying to size a photo to print at 6 inches by 4 inches. everytime I
    > put in these measurements it automatically says a different size. I have
    > gone to image and then resize but my measurements will not stay put. help
    > really frustrated and naffed off.
    > angel


    Just change ONE of the dimensions, not both, and let the program take care
    of the other. The proportions of the photo may not match the values you've
    put in.
    --
    Gary G. Taylor * Rialto, CA
    gary at donavan dot org / http:// geetee dot donavan dot org
    "The two most abundant things in the universe
    are hydrogen and stupidity." --Harlan Ellison
     
    Gary G. Taylor, Aug 21, 2004
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