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The image thing

Post by Deleted User 62 » Tue Sep 10, 2019 2:45 am

Hello, skilled and smart people. We are all kinda struggling with images, I think. I'm sure you know already. I searched the interwebs but only found stuff I'm wholly unqualified to understand. I present this link to a necro thread:

https://www.phpbb.com/community/viewtopic.php?t=2431441

In the hopes that those with the necessary skill might find something useful in it. There was some talk of algorithms and extensions but the thread is two years old and I just don't have the skill to understand if what I'm seeing is any good. Thanks!



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Re: The image thing

Post by GuideToACrazyWorld » Tue Sep 10, 2019 4:45 am

Impetus wrote:
Tue Sep 10, 2019 2:45 am
We are all kinda struggling with images, I think.
What is the struggle exactly?
Impetus wrote:
Tue Sep 10, 2019 2:45 am
In the hopes that those with the necessary skill might find something useful in it. There was some talk of algorithms and extensions but the thread is two years old and I just don't have the skill to understand if what I'm seeing is any good.
Let me see if I can simplify. The thread is a request for an auto resizer. Which is something I'd love to have. The problem is creating an auto resizer that works requires not just programming skills but some pretty advanced mathematical skills, and and understanding of the mathematical composition of digital imagery. There have been several attempts to create some, but they have all ultimately been abandoned, either because they don't work, or because they don't work well.

As far as the recommendations on responsible file size, we are currently set at 1Mib. Which is 2.5X more then they suggest as responsible, with no limitations on pixel size for our attached images. 1Mib is a pretty large image and the only thing that should be bigger then that would be high resolution pictures. iPhone tend to take pictures larger then this but they will give you options to resize them if you email them to yourself. Paint and many online resizing tools are also available.

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Re: The image thing

Post by Deleted User 62 » Tue Sep 10, 2019 4:52 am

Yes, sorry, you read me right and I figured it was a big thing, which is why I was hoping it was something someone had already done. I hadn't thought of emailing pictures to myself.

The online resizing tools I found when trying to create an avatar were not mobile friendly. I did get them to work, but it was difficult. It would probably have been simpler if I'd accurately remembered the requirements for the image, but even then it was pretty time consuming. I'll try emailing, or possibly messaging things I want to post, since I really don't want to turn down the resolution on my phone's camera.

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Re: The image thing

Post by GuideToACrazyWorld » Tue Sep 10, 2019 6:30 am

Impetus wrote:
Tue Sep 10, 2019 4:52 am
Yes, sorry, you read me right and I figured it was a big thing, which is why I was hoping it was something someone had already done.
A long time ago in a job far far away i worked for a company that was trying to do image recondition and manipulation algorithms. They had a team of 6 PHDs working on the process.
Impetus wrote:
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The online resizing tools I found when trying to create an avatar were not mobile friendly.
iOS or Android? They both have apps in their app stores.

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Re: The image thing

Post by Deleted User 62 » Tue Sep 10, 2019 6:41 am

GuideToACrazyWorld wrote:
Tue Sep 10, 2019 6:30 am
Impetus wrote:
Tue Sep 10, 2019 4:52 am
Yes, sorry, you read me right and I figured it was a big thing, which is why I was hoping it was something someone had already done.
A long time ago in a job far far away i worked for a company that was trying to do image recondition and manipulation algorithms. They had a team of 6 PHDs working on the process.
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Tue Sep 10, 2019 4:52 am
The online resizing tools I found when trying to create an avatar were not mobile friendly.
iOS or Android? They both have apps in their app stores.
I understand. I use Android. I'll track something down later. I don't feel the need to post as many photos these days, so it'll keep.

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Re: The image thing

Post by GuideToACrazyWorld » Tue Sep 10, 2019 11:34 am

@Cell Zealot

@Impetus

It looks like there is a resizing option but it only works by pixel count not file size. I'm going to set the pixel dimensions to 1500X1500 and this should auto resize images. Let me know if this is working better for you. If it's worse we can go back.

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Re: The image thing

Post by Deleted User 62 » Tue Sep 10, 2019 12:18 pm

Test will delete
IMG_20190906_200806_870.jpg

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Re: The image thing

Post by Deleted User 62 » Tue Sep 10, 2019 12:19 pm

@GuideToACrazyWorld for me this is much better. Thank you!

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Re: The image thing

Post by GuideToACrazyWorld » Tue Sep 10, 2019 12:23 pm

Impetus wrote:
Tue Sep 10, 2019 12:19 pm
@GuideToACrazyWorld for me this is much better. Thank you!

Miracles can happen when I have 3 hours of watching a status bar at work.


Cool. As long as we work together we will get through the hiccups. Just remember this software is new to me too. So I'm still learning every day.

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Re: The image thing

Post by Deleted User 62 » Tue Sep 10, 2019 12:31 pm

GuideToACrazyWorld wrote:
Tue Sep 10, 2019 12:23 pm
Impetus wrote:
Tue Sep 10, 2019 12:19 pm
@GuideToACrazyWorld for me this is much better. Thank you!

Miracles can happen when I have 3 hours of watching a status bar at work.


Cool. As long as we work together we will get through the hiccups. Just remember this software is new to me too. So I'm still learning every day.
Thanks, and sorry if I was pushy. I really do think what you've done is remarkable. As is, right now, with zero more changes, the site is amazing.

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Re: The image thing

Post by GuideToACrazyWorld » Tue Sep 10, 2019 12:33 pm

Impetus wrote:
Tue Sep 10, 2019 12:31 pm
Thanks, and sorry if I was pushy.
Not at all, you even put the request in the right location which is great becasue then I know I'll see it. To me the #1 advantage of going this way is that we can make the changes that are most important to the community. In order for that to happen everyone needs to be engaged. So, not pushy at all, it's why we went this way.

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Re: The image thing

Post by Cell Zealot » Tue Sep 10, 2019 3:50 pm

GuideToACrazyWorld wrote:
Tue Sep 10, 2019 11:34 am
@Cell Zealot

@Impetus

It looks like there is a resizing option but it only works by pixel count not file size. I'm going to set the pixel dimensions to 1500X1500 and this should auto resize images. Let me know if this is working better for you. If it's worse we can go back.
Thanks.

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Re: The image thing

Post by GuideToACrazyWorld » Tue Sep 10, 2019 3:52 pm

Cell Zealot wrote:
Tue Sep 10, 2019 3:50 pm
Thanks.
Where you able to upload the mushroom images from last night?

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Re: The image thing

Post by Cell Zealot » Tue Sep 10, 2019 4:18 pm

GuideToACrazyWorld wrote:
Tue Sep 10, 2019 3:52 pm
Cell Zealot wrote:
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Thanks.
Where you able to upload the mushroom images from last night?
I haven't tried.

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