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The Administrator of your site (hopefully you in this case) can set the
maximum resolution for images inserted into a page. Within each role's
settings, there is a "New Images" tab that controls this option.
> I'll bet there's a really simple solution to this, don't let the long message
> scare you ...
> Using Contribute 3.0 to create an online catalog using the supplied Starter
> Page "Photo Album Page - - Silver".
> 1. I changed the gray photo placeholder box size from the default 400x280
> pixels to 800x1039 pixels.
> 2. I save this page as "test3.htm" to my server (without inserting a photo).
> 3. I publish this page to my server, and when viewed by IE7 I see the
> placeholder box with properties of 800x1039 pixels.
> So far, so good.
> 4. Back in Contribute I choose "Edit Page".
> 5. I select the gray photo placeholder box and choose "Image Properties"
> 6. Display Width and Height is shown correctly, 800x1039 pixels, and the
> "Constrain Proportions" box is checked.
> 6. The "Image File: " dialog box is blank (no image yet selected) so I browse
> to a JPG image that is 800x1039 pixels (shown in Windows Explorer).
> 7. When I confirm the selection I am returned to the Image Properties box,
> which has changed to show Display Width as 538 pixels and Display Height as 700
> If I select "OK" the picture is placed at the smaller dimensions, and a new
> image is created with a file name of name _002.ext.
> If I manually change the settings in the Display Width and Height boxes the
> picture is placed at the larger size, but the image used is still the new file
> name "name _002.ext." and the picture is still noticibly lower resolution
> than the original image.
> It appears Contribute is copying my original image file, reducing it to 700
> pixels high, saving it with an different file name, then including it in the
> page. Any attempts to resize it in the page result in pixalation.
> It's as if this layout will not allow a vertical dimension higher than 700
> Is this an issue I can resolve in the page itself? Or the CSS?
> Any help greatly appreciated.
That was it!
Thanks for your help.