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Old 10-28-2017, 01:43 PM
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So just "save as" .png files to convert them before uploading instead of uploading the .jpg files directly?
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Old 10-28-2017, 02:38 PM
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So just "save as" .png files to convert them before uploading instead of uploading the .jpg files directly?
yes I take the screen shots as .png. If I use RF's screenshot key I link the .jpg pictures in the text box to show them
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Old 10-28-2017, 03:31 PM
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.png files not .jpg files
I uploaded a few images in the PNG format so they would be visible in the forum post but since I upload images at 1280x720 the file size was much larger compared to the JPG format, so I stuck with JPG. The problem is PNG uses a lossless compression so if you use a large image size the file size is much larger for PNGs than JPGs. There's a place for both formats.
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Old 10-28-2017, 03:54 PM
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I uploaded a few images in the PNG format so they would be visible in the forum post but since I upload images at 1280x720 the file size was much larger compared to the JPG format, so I stuck with JPG. The problem is PNG uses a lossless compression so if you use a large image size the file size is much larger for PNGs than JPGs. There's a place for both formats.
Normal screenshot I post in much smaller size so .png works for me. But full screen shots 1920x1200 I have to use .jpg so I link them in the text.
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Normal screenshot I post in much smaller size so .png works for me. But full screen shots 1920x1200 I have to use .jpg so I link them in the text.
Yes I noticed that, my comments was for others thinking about using PNGs so they'd know the difference if they didn't already.
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Thanks, Technoid. But I'd like to point out that unless you have a slow internet connection, the upload speed doesn't matter much, because you only do it once. The .png will display as a small(ish) thumbnail in the post to give the viewer an idea whether he wants to "waste" the bandwidth to view the full-size photo. In addition, the lightbox view when you click a thumbnail lets us see larger versions without having to open/close multiple tabs. IMHO, it's MUCH more convenient for the people who view your posts - especially when you post multiple versions of similar things for comparison.

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Thanks, Technoid. But I'd like to point out that unless you have a slow internet connection, the upload speed doesn't matter much, because you only do it once. The .png will display as a small(ish) thumbnail in the post to give the viewer an idea whether he wants to "waste" the bandwidth to view the full-size photo. In addition, the lightbox view when you click a thumbnail lets us see larger versions without having to open/close multiple tabs. IMHO, it's MUCH more convenient for the people who view your posts - especially when you post multiple versions of similar things for comparison.
The last time I tried to post PNGs some of them were larger than the allowed size limit so I couldn't upload them plus I upload lots of images so I'm trying to be kind to the KE server as well. So I'll use JPGs. Sorry legoman for the off-topic post.
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Old 10-29-2017, 06:16 PM
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Flaps and rudder cut
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Old 10-29-2017, 08:04 PM
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Very nice!
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some of the work i have done over the last few days. Not pictured cut ailerons
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Old 11-08-2017, 08:02 PM
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Old 11-08-2017, 08:20 PM
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Looking real nice Legoman, can you show us a CS you have in mind......or If you have one yet..??
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Looking real nice Legoman, can you show us a CS you have in mind......or If you have one yet..??
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Old 11-08-2017, 09:12 PM
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I`ve got pics of the graphics for the one on the left, you want them..??
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I`ve got pics of the graphics for the one on the left, you want them..??
I have 459MB of stuff in one folder of skins and detailed shots and a few other shots in another folder. I think I got it covered
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