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I agree, you should use something else like Paint.NET or GIMP. ;)


Peace,
Francisco Norega

On Sun, Nov 22, 2009 at 11:44 PM, Roger Mills <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Sorry to bother y'all-- does anyone know the ins and outs of MS Paint?
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> I recently downloaded the flat-map image of my planet Cindu (you can see it
> at http://cinduworld.tripod.com/cindu.htm ) and am trying to a) reduce it
> in size (it's a jpg, 1366x1226 pixels) to something more manageable and b)
> select a portion of it to work on. Consulting the help file, I tried to
> reduce it to half-size, but only get a portion of the left half of the map
> (bottom is cut off)---and of course it's the right half I want; there seems
> to be no way to get the right half...
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> I did manage to select the large continent in the right half, copied it to
> a new file, then reduced it-- it came out as two pages, split down the
> middle.
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> What is going on???? Is there any way to make Paint behave as I want it
> to?? The Help file is of no use.
>
> I do have the original drawings that I scanned years ago; now I have a
> different scanner (Canon, uninstalled at the moment, because it seemed to
> slow the computer down horribly.) Perhaps I should try re-installing the
> scanner temporarily? to make new images???
>
> Since this is probably of minimal interest to the list, best reply
> privately.
>
> Thanks, Roger.
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