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      Members Only Fluid Forum View   08/08/2017

      Fluid forum view allows members only to get right to the meat of this community; the topics. You can toggle between your preferred forum view just below to the left on the main forum entrance. You will see three icons. Try them out and see what you prefer.   Fluid view allows you, if you are a signed up member, to see the newest topic posts in either all forums (select none or all) or in just your favorite forums (select the ones you want to see when you come to Fishing Minnesota). It keeps and in real time with respect to Topic posts and lets YOU SELECT YOUR FAVORITE FORUMS. It can make things fun and easy. This is especially true for less experienced visitors raised on social media. If you, as a members want more specific topics, you can even select a single forum to view. Let us take a look at fluid view in action. We will then break it down and explain how it works in more detail.   The video shows the topic list and the forum filter box. As you can see, it is easy to change the topic list by changing the selected forums. This view replaces the traditional list of categories and forums.   Of course, members only can change the view to better suit your way of browsing.   You will notice a “grid” option. We have moved the grid forum theme setting into the main forum settings. This makes it an option for members only to choose. This screenshot also shows the removal of the forum breadcrumb in fluid view mode. Fluid view remembers your last forum selection so you don’t lose your place when you go back to the listing. The benefit of this feature is easy to see. It removes a potential barrier of entry for members only. It puts the spotlight on topics themselves, and not the hierarchical forum structure. You as a member will enjoy viewing many forums at once and switching between them without leaving the page. We hope that fluid view, the new functionality is an asset that you enjoy .
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Kind of a dumb question.....

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MM, you can simply go to drag-down menu and select "image" and then "image size" in ps and select 800 pixels on the longest side. Don't bother adjusting the resolution, because for posting online or transmitting to another computer resolution doesn't matter, pixel dimensions do.

In ps, make sure the "resample image" and "constrain size" boxes are checked before actually typing in the long-side pixel dimension.

Then use the "save for Web" feature in ps, selecting jpeg and 100 percent in the quality box. This strips exif and other unneeded data but preserves as much quality as possible.

As a side note, if you're sending digital images for review and ordering, unless you are very good friends with the recipient, you should put the copyright symbol, the year and your name across the digital image in large semi-transparent characters. They'll still be able to see the impact of the image but no one will want to steal them. By sizing to 800 pixels you get a good impact, but the watermark is protection from casual theft and online misuse.

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Yes, crop first for the comp you want. Then resize for the Web. That way your final image will be 800 pixels on the long side. If you size to that first and then crop further, it will get smaller.

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Another method that I use is an external program for resizing. I prefer IrfanView, free download. You have a ton of control over the resizing options and I run a lot of batches such as 100 shots at a time for quick resize.

Worth taking a look at for free. Pretty much fool-proof to use as well. Perfect for a guy like me.

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