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Too large avatars

Postby Annapurna » Fri Feb 20, 2009 6:13 pm

Is there a way to limit the avatars to a certain size, so that they don't cover a part of the post?

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Re: Too large avatars

Postby Bhikkhu Pesala » Fri Feb 20, 2009 7:14 pm

I agree, there should be a size limit of 100x100 pixels. That is plenty big enough. Buddhists should have small egos, and small avatars.

You can turn avatars off in the User Control Panel, Board Preferences, Edit Display Options.
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Re: Too large avatars

Postby mikenz66 » Fri Feb 20, 2009 8:29 pm

Bhikkhu Pesala wrote:I agree, there should be a size limit of 100x100 pixels. That is plenty big enough. Buddhists should have small egos, and small avatars.

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Re: Too large avatars

Postby Ben » Fri Feb 20, 2009 9:49 pm

Dear Bhante and all

There is some information here: viewtopic.php?f=8&t=26 on reducing the avatar size to what is 'optimal' for the board software. And I agree with the sentiment that a 'small' avatar is a 'good' avatar.
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Re: Too large avatars

Postby clw_uk » Fri Feb 20, 2009 10:34 pm

Does anyone think mine is to big, i dont mind trying to change it, i had trouble uploading it (manapa had to help me lol) so just left it as it was instead of trying to change it further incase i messed it up
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Re: Too large avatars

Postby mikenz66 » Sat Feb 21, 2009 12:36 am

Hi Craig,

Your's is OK because it is only a little over 100 pixels wide (126 x 300). It's the ones that are 200 pixels or so wide and which therefore overlap with the text if you magnify the pages (by using "Control +" on Firefox or IE).

For some users I have to shrink down the size to be able to see the text... :cry:

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Re: Too large avatars

Postby Jechbi » Sat Feb 21, 2009 4:14 am

Fixed mine. Apologies.
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Re: Too large avatars

Postby David N. Snyder » Sat Feb 21, 2009 5:29 am

I set the maximum avatar size to 150 x 150 px for all new registrations.

All existing DW-ers who have large avatars and don't want to annoy people, follow the instructions on http://www.dhammawheel.com/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=26 to reduce your avatar's size.
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Re: Too large avatars

Postby Annapurna » Sat Feb 21, 2009 9:30 am

clw_uk wrote:Does anyone think mine is to big, i dont mind trying to change it, i had trouble uploading it (manapa had to help me lol) so just left it as it was instead of trying to change it further incase i messed it up


Yours is ok, because it's not covering any text! :smile:
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Re: Too large avatars

Postby AdvaitaJ » Sat Feb 21, 2009 2:45 pm

Goodbye, Maximus. :cry:

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Re: Too large avatars

Postby puthujjana » Sat Feb 21, 2009 6:05 pm

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