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Saturday 19 February 2005 9.24pm
Hi James,

is there any way to actually prevent people posting over-wide pictures and links, making the text unreadable without zooming from side to side? Or do we have to rely on peoples' good sense and them reading guidelines?

-Jo

Sunday 20 February 2005 9.15pm
The latter, I'm afraid.

If I spot them I try to edit them.

Feel free to use the 'Send alert to moderators' function to let me know about offending threads.

I do plan to redesign the posting form at some stage to include various tips and guidelines.

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Monday 21 February 2005 10.00am
Ok, will do! Thanks James.
Monday 21 February 2005 9.24pm
BTW, what is your recommended max. width in pixels? I have recently acquired a digital camera and found a picture hosting site, so hopefully will put a few pictures up.
Tuesday 22 February 2005 10.49am
I'd say 450 pixels. This ensures that the pages don't get stretched for those viewing the site at 800x600 resolution.

(Though I have a 1024x768 screen I have my browser window set to 800 pixels so I can see other windows at the same time)

For anything bigger than 450 pixels across, just provide a link to the image, rather than including the picture itself in your message.

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Edited 1 times. Last edit at 22 February 2005 10.50am by James Hatts.

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