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Resizing photo to send via email

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  • Started 6 years ago by corvus
  • Latest reply from jd2066
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corvus
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I have a Canon Xti which takes 10 mp pictures. When sent as attachments to email they are huge. What can I do to the pictures so that when they are opened by the recipient they are normal size? When I had a 5mp camera it wasn't a problem. I have an iMac with Leopard and use Firefox.

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whs
whs
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Since I know nothing about iMac I can only explain the principle how I do it for exactly the same purpose: Copy the picture into a Document and store that in PDF format. In fact I usually put several pictures on the same page. PDF files are not very big. In Vista I do this with Word2007. Maybe there is something similar on IMac.

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Santo
Santo
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Check this

http://www.apple.com/pro/tips/emailresize.html

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jd2066
jd2066
Posts: 3814

What email service and email client do you use?
If you use the mail program in Leopard there is tip for resizing pictures at http://www.apple.com/pro/tips/emailresize.html

Edit: Looks like Santo beat me to the apple.com link by about two minutes.

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