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Old 06-19-2007, 08:07 PM   #1
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i've tried resizing this picture:



and put "IT'S A TRAP!" underneath, but I can't seem to get the size under 7000 bytes. What should I do to get the file size down?

Oh, and how can I have something else pop into the shot like Bee's avatar? Can I do that with photoshop?

thanks in advance.
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Old 06-19-2007, 08:10 PM   #2
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Old 06-19-2007, 08:53 PM   #3
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Like this ?

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Oh, and how can I have something else pop into the shot like Bee's avatar? Can I do that with photoshop?
Yes, it's possible with Photoshop. You have to limit your frames a bit so that you don't go over the (ridiculous) 7KB limit, though.
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Thank you

how many frames do you usually get to use?
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Old 06-19-2007, 11:31 PM   #5
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You have to decrease your color settings to optimize the gif, so it depends on the amount of colors in the base layer and the one you're adding on to it. I usually optimize the color settings to something under 63 colors for about 4 to 5 frames.

The 7KB limit seriously blows for gifs
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i'll practice that later then.
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Old 06-20-2007, 05:39 PM   #7
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I know its low, but the reason for this is to make the pages load easier for users with slower connections. I've asked Elvis in the past if we could up it. I am going to ask him again. Though, it would be nicer if people would kindly suggest rule changes instead of just insulting them.
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I know its low, but the reason for this is to make the pages load easier for users with slower connections. I've asked Elvis in the past if we could up it. I am going to ask him again. Though, it would be nicer if people would kindly suggest rule changes instead of just insulting them.
Well, it is ridiculous. I haven't seen boards with avatar limits as strict as Interference's.

Anyway, I figured it be useless to suggest anything since he's always been gung hu on keeping the limit what it is
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at least it looks in order
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