[ale] Converting size with Gimp

Larry Grenevitch lg1450 at bellsouth.net
Tue Feb 3 15:23:26 EST 2004

The problem is they their software crops the image by default.  If you use the 
preview you will see it cuts off part of the image regardless.  You just need 
to make your border wider, so your border gets cut off.

On Saturday 31 January 2004 01:05 pm, Chris Fowler wrote:
> I'm trying to use convert to add a white border around my 4.0MP images.
> I then use GIMP to write a date on that border.
> When I take to Sam's to print it wants to crop the image to 4x6, 5x7, or
> 8x10.  This cuts off the top half and bottom half of the picture.  I do
> not care about losing part of the picture I do not want to lose the
> bottom and top border.  Is there a way I can use GIMP to crop the image
> to a 4x6 size without it trying to size the image smaller.  I like the
> size of the image being big because I want to make sure there is enough
> data there to print a nice image.
> I'm trying to come up with a process to add a border and data to an
> image before I print them.  I do not like the date on the actual image
> so I do not allow my camera to create one.  I like the date on the white
> border I've created.  Now If I can only figure out the perfect font and
> how to position the date text in the exact center of the white border.
> Thanks for the help,
> Chris
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Larry Grenevitch
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