Windows 10: Desktop image size.

Discus and support Desktop image size. in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; I have selected and put on my desktop an image from my pictures folder. The image is too large, what I mean is it show the whole image, it is like... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by jer1, Nov 4, 2019.

  1. jer1 Win User

    Desktop image size.


    I have selected and put on my desktop an image from my pictures folder. The image is too large, what I mean is it show the whole image, it is like looking at a magnified or close-up view. I would like to reduce the size, so that I can see the whole image, however when I go to personalize or display setting, there is no way to change/reduce size of image. I can change icon/font size, but can't find a way to reduce my selected image size.
    Any advice is appreciated.

    :)
     
    jer1, Nov 4, 2019
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  2. W1zzard Win User

    Increase image file upload size cap

    that's a good idea
     
    W1zzard, Nov 4, 2019
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  3. TIGR Win User
    Poll: Desktop Screen Size

    This goes along with my Desktop Screen Res poll. A lot of people have been posting their monitor size in addition to voting in the poll, but I wanted to make an actual poll to put the screen size votes in a more easily readable format.

    This is for desktop systems, not laptops. I've tried to include all screen sizes that people are likely to have; if yours is not listed, round up. If you have multiple, different-sized screens, check all that apply. I've also listed projectors as an option.

    I didn't list individual sizes over 32" as these are typically not intended as PC monitors; just select "Larger."
     
    TIGR, Nov 4, 2019
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  4. Aquinus Win User

    Desktop image size.

    Increase image file upload size cap

    Okay, first off, people need to learn to calm down. That includes the OP and everyone replying. I would consider this a very legitimate concern he raises and I'll explain why and what I would suggest to fix it to address all the concerns brought up.

    I see three sides to this.
    • OneMoar wants to upload bigger files. Generally speaking, most users are lazy so this is a valid concern from a usability standpoint. While I do believe there should be an upload limit, there should be a separate storage limit.
    • Concern with bandwidth: I suspect that uploading images is a relatively small amount of bandwidth and that serving up said images is much more costly. So that would put emphasis on getting not putting if bandwidth is a concern.
    • Storage, a very real concern because a lot of images adds up quickly which adds a need to efficiently store said images.
    So my suggestion (assuming W1zz wanted to do this out of kindness of his heart,) is this:
    • Increase upload limit to 10-20MB max.
    • Institute a storage limit of 2-5MB max.
    • Use PHP's GD library to convert uploaded images to JPEG or PNG.
      • PNGs tend to look nicer than JPEGs, but use more space. Probably preferable for smaller images or images requiring transparency.
      • JPEG tends to be very flexible when it comes to quality and the amount of compression. PHP's GD lib gives you control over this.
    So long as the image is uploaded in a format GD can read which includes most commonly used formats, it may not be unrealistic to re-store it in a different format. It's also not unrealistic to use GD to scale the image as well.

    I've used GD before and it's relatively easy to use and is relatively quick with respect to performance. I would be willing to write up some examples with respect to how to do it if it were welcomed.

    Side note: I see a watermark, GD might be getting used already so this might not be a stretch if the CPU cycles are there to spare.
     
    Aquinus, Nov 4, 2019
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