lockLoc [was Re: Alpha Channel?]
marty at vertex.ucls.uchicago.edu
Thu Jun 10 19:28:39 CDT 2004
Mark Talluto <userev at canelasoftware.com> writes:
> On Jun 10, 2004, at 9:43 AM, Marty Billingsley wrote:
> > Is there any other software that really works in this manner?
> > Photoshop, for example, keeps track of the original dimensions
> > so you can revert or step back in history. Web editing software,
> > of course, doesn't touch the original image, but if you resize a
> > picture, that resized image stays on your web page. Somebody
> > mentioned MS Word, but it, too, behaves as I would expect.
> A long time ago MC used to handle images the way you wanted. When you
> sized the image down, it would lose the original data. Sizing the
> image back up would cause pixilation. I requested as probably many
> others did to have the data retained after resizing. This made making
> desktop publishing like apps easier to produce. The side effect of the
> feature request was that you needed to lockloc the image after it was
> sized down. Is only a single line of code.
Would it be too much to ask Rev to remember the original image date
(i.e., all the pixels) *and* the resizing that I did? inDesign seems
to do this, even if you don't keep the image file as an external
reference. I don't know how Word handles it.
Add to my user interface wish list for RR. :-)
Marty Billingsley (marty at ucls.uchicago.edu)
The University of Chicago Laboratory Schools
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