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Old 08-11-2003, 12:29 PM   #1
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Gimp resizing question?

hey im having trouble Shrinking a trying to make a BG but this picture is 1024x800 and the BG im making is 800x600 and i need the picture to be about. might i do this?
Old 08-11-2003, 12:35 PM   #2
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Fire up a console and type:
convert background.jpg -resize 400x300 output.jpg

Assuming you've got imagemagick installed, that should be it?

Substitute .jpg for whatever file type you have/want as convert will also convert file types.

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right click on the picture, go into thr image menu and go into scale image.


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