BritLink 5 Webinar Part 3 Resizing Images
Welcome! “BritLink 5 –Part 3” Hosted by: William Bourne, Britannia System Trainer • Please MUTE your telephone to prevent background noise. • If you have connection issues, please follow the instructions outlined in your webinar instructions. • Please submit your suggestions for NEW training topics and comments regarding today’s presentation to: Training@Britanniainc.com • Due to the high number of participants today, our session will not be an “interactive” discussion…please submit specific questions regarding today’s topic to: • WilliamWebinar@Britanniainc.com and I will be sure to respond! September 2007
BritLink 5 Resizing Images Adding pictures to custom items Adding a logo By William Bourne
BritLink 5 BritLink 5 is a Great Marketing Tool! • Create Specials • Create Coupons • Customize the look • Order Taker • HP Supplies Finder and HP Purchase Edge • Customer Reports
BritLink 5 BUT It does not have Photo Editing Capabilities. It can’t chew your food It can’t tuck you in at night and read a story
BritLink 5 Photo-Editing Software Adobe Photoshop CS3 - $650 The Premium version is $1400 Corel Paint Shop Pro X2 - $99 Adobe Photoshop Elements 5 - $60 Microsoft Digital Image Suite - $80
BritLink 5 Free Photo Editing Software Picasa – http://picasa.google.com GIMP – http://gimp.org IrfanView – http://www.irfanview2008.com
BritLink 5 Almost Free? Microsoft “Photo Editor” that comes with Microsoft Office Professional. “Paint” that comes with Windows
BritLink 5 JPG vs. GIF
BritLink 5 JPEG and GIF are the two graphic formats supported in BritLink 5 for the addition of pictures and graphics to your site.
BritLink 5 JPEG Joint Photographic Experts Group Photographs and Complex Graphics Supports 16 Million colors Uses a “Lossy” Compression Technique
BritLink 5 GIF Graphics Interchange Format Simple Graphics Supports only 256 colors Uses “Lossless” Compression Technique
BritLink 5 HOWEVER Pictures can be saved as .jpg or .gif Graphic images can be both .jpg or .gif Make sure the file extension .jpg or.gif are saved with small letters.
BritLink 5 GIF Files – How can I get some? www.gifanimation.com www.gif.com www.gifworks.com
BritLink 5 JPEG or Pictures, how do I get some? Your Wholesaler’s web sites! Your own digital camera. Public Domain photos from Web. From emails. www.freefoto.com www.bigfoto.com www.brothersoft.com/downloads/jpeg-files.html
BritLink 5 “Lossy” vs.”Lossless” Compression
BritLink 5 “Lossless” • “Lossless” Data Compression uses the same exact data when compressing or decompressing data. • Important for bank records, text & data files. • These files can get big. • GIF Files
BritLink 5 “Lossy” • Used to compress Picture, Audio, Visual Files • In compressing and decompressing data, the data may be different than the original. • Smaller compressed files. • JPEG Files
BritLink 5 PIXEL Picture Element Pix short for “Picture” Is a single point in a graphic image In a color screen has 3-4 color elements
BritLink 5 Display Pixel Size • 19” Monitor – 1280x1024 • 17” Monitor – 1024x768 • 15” Monitor – 800x600
BritLink 5 Suggested Maximum Picture Sizes in Pixels For Use in BritLink 5 • Custom Picture Thumbnail – 100x100 • Center Pane Picture – 600x400 • Left or Right pane – 150 x 600 • Logos – 125 x 30 (Depending on Theme)
BritLink 5 Using Microsoft Photo Editor
BritLink 5 It is better to downsize a picture rather than make a small picture larger. The less you change in size the better the Quality of the image will be!
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BritLink 5 Thank You!!
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