GIF scaling problems followup...
chipp at chipp.com
Thu Feb 3 22:41:52 EST 2005
For what it's worth, here's how I'd try and do this.
First I'd copy the image into a new image (or screencapture it) so that
I know the image is 24 bit.
Then I'd scale the image up using resizeQuality=best, reset the
imagedata, then scale back down to the size I wanted. Then I'd try
exporting the 24-bit image as a GIF.
Remember, GIF files have many different settings including CLUTS,
dithering, transparency, etc.. which you have no control of in RR.
Basically, RR's GIF export doesn't really give one a lot of help.
Frank Leahy wrote:
> I'm thinking that the scaling problems I'm seeing with resizing GIFs is
> related to their being 8-bit.
> I've tried resizing, then exporting to a jpeg file, then reimporting and
> exporting to a GIF. I can see that the temp jpeg file looks great, but
> the exported GIF still looks like sh-t.
> Anyone know if there's a hidden 24-8 scaling quality command lurking
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