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Avatar Woes

Postby Audacia » 21 Nov 2020, 14:18

Fellow Diplomacy Lovers!

While this task may be have been child's play for this broad-base of tech-savvy players, I struggled with uploading an avatar picture until yesterday. What can I say? I'm a low-tech professor who still reads books...real paper bound ones :? .

As you know, file size is limited and the image I wanted to use was 4x too large to upload. Wanted to share my solution, in case others face the same challenge. You can use a compress image website to reduce the file size down to under the threshold (90x90 pixels, 24 KiB). I used this one, but there were many others that I'm sure would have worked:

https://compressimage.toolur.com/

Go on now, Express Yourself ;) .

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Re: Avatar Woes

Postby AKFD » 21 Nov 2020, 15:06

I needed this!

Thank you so much!
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Re: Avatar Woes

Postby Woolgie » 21 Nov 2020, 15:09

I may now add an avatar. Thank you.
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Re: Avatar Woes

Postby V » 21 Nov 2020, 15:20

I’d been hoping to achieve that for ages!
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Re: Avatar Woes

Postby Audacia » 21 Nov 2020, 15:29

AKFD, Woolgie and V! You look so awesome! But V, you scare me now. 8-) .

Here's some bonus audio. I'm too shy to post the official video :oops:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xx_92vpk2nQ

...Express yourself
You've got to make him
Express himself
Hey, hey, hey, hey
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Re: Avatar Woes

Postby MisterPlant » 21 Nov 2020, 22:25

Audaciia, you clearly out tech a number of us! Add me to the list- I struggled without success several times to avatar up,until your post.
Very many thanks!
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Re: Avatar Woes

Postby Audacia » 21 Nov 2020, 22:46

You are most welcome, MisterPlant. Love your feisty, green avatar :lol:!

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Re: Avatar Woes

Postby MisterPlant » 21 Nov 2020, 23:03

I think you mean “I love YOUR feisty green avatar”...people will talk ha ha!
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Re: Avatar Woes

Postby Audacia » 21 Nov 2020, 23:09

:oops:

Wouldn't want people talking. Thanks for your sense of humor! And I changed my avatar already. Now I know how easy it is...
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