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Subject: [Leica] RE: LUG Digest, Vol 32, Issue 135
From: ricc at (Ric Carter)
Date: Wed May 31 04:26:28 2006
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There's a drop down menu in save for web (CS2) that lets you choose  
web format. I set it to JPEG. I don't remember the default.

Ric Carter

On May 31, 2006, at 4:00 AM, Nick Roberts wrote:

> Really? I've never known SAVE FOR WEB try to save as anything other  
> than a JPEG. Maybe there's some preference either I or you have  
> set, or maybe last year's Ashes series has adversely impacted on  
> Australian versions of PS?
> Nick
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: G Hopkinson <>
> To:
> Sent: Wednesday, 31 May, 2006 8:51:36 AM
> Subject: [Leica] RE: LUG Digest, Vol 32, Issue 135
> Hi Bradley.
> I would amend Ric's suggestion. It certainly will work, but Save  
> For Web
> will default to a GIF file, which is OK for a casual web graphic,  
> but not
> really ideal for a photo. That's because the colours are a much  
> reduced
> palette. So, if you use the SAVE FOR WEB option, be careful to save  
> as jpg
> rather than GIF
> Ric's suggestion will certainly give you an appropriate size though.
> Here's an alternative you may like to try
> COPY YOUR IMAGE FIRST as you are downgrading the file.
> This is for PSCS2. It's not the shortest method but simplest to  
> explain with
> the menus.
> Firstly I presume you are starting with a scan. If it is a 16 Bit TIFF
> (which gives superior results at the price of a bigger file) you  
> need to :
> Image>Mode>8 Bits/channel>
> Image>Image Size>(say ~800 pixels for long dimension and ~100pixels/ 
> inch for
> resolution) You must have the proportions and resample boxes checked
> File >save as >jpg
> Back on your post, the colour is very delicate, isn't it? Must be a  
> thing since you are using Velvia!
> Well done starting a PAW. As the pig said to the chicken re the  
> bacon & egg
> breakfast... now that's commitment
> Cheers
> Hoppy
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