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How to create an Icon

Open the picture of your choice in a paint brush and crop the portion you need to create as an icon to a say pixel of 32x32 or similar and save it as a RGB file. Remember to save the file name with an extension of .ico

for example cash.ico

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how to edit picture?


Hi

You don't say which operating system you are using.

Photo Editing requires Photo Editing Software.

To do basic photo editing (cropping, rotating, flipping, adjust brightness, adjust contrast, adjust image size, adjust colo(u)r, adjust exposure, adjust size, adjust red eye) you can use free, built-in software that comes bundled with Windows and Microsoft Office such as: Paint, Microsoft Picture Viewer and Windows Photo Gallery.

In increasing order of editing functions:

Windows Photo Gallery: Fix > Auto Adjust, Adjust Exposure, Adjust Colour, Crop Picture, Fix Red Eye

Microsoft Office Picture Viewer: Picture > Brightness & Contrast, Colour, Crop, Rotate, Flip, Red Eye Removal, Resize, Compress.

Paint: Image > Flip/Rotate, Resize/Skew, Crop, Invert Colours, Adjust Attributes, Clear Image, Opaque.

In Paint you can also use additional tools to manipulate the image or add or delete shapes, text and colour (with a selection of writing or drawing implements): Free Form Select, Select, Fill with Colour, Magnifier, Brush, Text, Curve, Polygon, Rounded Rectangle, Ellipse, Rectangle, Line, Airbrush, Pencil, Pick Colour, Eraser/Colour Eraser.

In Windows Photo Gallery you can view and edit the same image in either of these 3 programs by clicking Open.

For more advanced photo editing, you can use the bundled software that comes with digital cameras such as:

Adobe Photoshop Elements

ACDSee

Picasa

Photo Studio

For more advanced, professional standard photo editing you must buy expensive Photo Ediiting and Graphic Design software such as:

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe LightRoom

Adobe Illustrator

Adobe InDesign

CorelDRAW

Corel Painter


I hope this helps.

Aug 26, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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how to make file size of photos small to send by email?


I'll give you a trick! it has a large file size because of pixels, so you need to minimize it.

Open the file with mspaint and crop"

1. right click the file that you want to minimize file size, then choose " open with " then there's a option of program, choose the mspaint .
2. then once the picture was already open with mspaint, goto toolbox and choose the Crop tool..
3. Crop the picture..then open a new mspaint, then paste the cropped picture into it, then save afterwards..
4. then its done.

Good luck & please rate..

Mar 21, 2011 | Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W50 Digital Camera

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my picture please edit


Right click on the picture and then open with paint....
In the paint you will see a dotted square with name Select....select it....and mark the portion in the photo which you want to crop out....after marking right click and then again select Crop....save whrever you want...

Nov 21, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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I have a HP laptop I like to printscrren couple of page How can I do it please !


On a laptop, the print screen button is designated by "prt sc" or "prt scn" -- look for a button in the upper right portion of your keyboard. You will need to press and hold the the Function (usually "fn") key then tap (press and release) the button with the designation for print screen on it. This takes a "snapshot" of whatever is on your entire screen and temporarily saves it to the clipboard (like a "copy" does when you copy and paste something). If you wish to just capture the active window, hold the Function key, hold the alt key, then tap the print screen key. This only works on some laptops, not all. The easiest way to get to the picture you just created is to open the program Paint. Once open, press and hold ctrl (control) and tap "v" - this will paste the snapshot of the screen or window. You can crop, circle things, etc in Paint, then save the file or print it.

Jan 30, 2010 | HP P2360AA Keyboard/Mouse

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how to i scan pictures into the computor so i can send them to peoples e-mail????help


If you have a scanner installed, then its easy. follow these steps:
  1. Click the start button and point to all programs.
  2. click on accessories and look for Paint. this is a photo editing software packet that comes with microsoft windows. every version of windows have this paint. It has this icon of a little bucket with painting brushes. Click on it and it will open.
  3. click on files from the menu bar of the opened program.
  4. click on "from scanner or camera". This will locate your installed scanner.
  5. select your scanner from the list if it gives you options else you will see the scanning interface open.
  6. click on preview on the lower right part of the open window. this will display the preview of the picture you have placed in the scanner's bed.
  7. Use your mouse to adjust the screen to the portion you wish to scan.
  8. click on scan and wait. the scanner will scan you picture and send it to the paint program you opened.
  9. click on file from the manu bar and select save or save as to save your picture. note the location were you are saving it or direct it to were you want it to save.
  10. open your e mail and click on attach under the compose mail window. browse to the location of your saved scanned picture and you are set to go. cheers.

Apr 15, 2009 | Office Equipment & Supplies

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