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Kudos0

Why doesn't my small animated GIF display?

Just for novelty:

I can see it just fine under my private "community" page.

However, it is not animated when it set it as my Avatar or in the Social Badge.

Other users have it working OK.

Is it a Filesize or Aspect Ratio issue?

Atomic_Blast :)

"Every day is just another increment on the bell curve of life."

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Kudos0

Re: Why doesn't my small animated GIF display?


Atomic_Blast wrote:

Just for novelty:

I can see it just fine under my private "community" page.

However, it is not animated when it set it as my Avatar or in the Social Badge.

Other users have it working OK.

Is it a Filesize or Aspect Ratio issue?

Atomic_Blast :)


Hi,

Not sure what your problem is but there are file size restrictions and I think some file type restrictions.

Dick Win 10x64 current current NSBU
Kudos0

Re: Why doesn't my small animated GIF display?

Hi Dick:

It is an Animated GIF, 98x85, 184 KB.

Tried resizing it to 50% of above size, to no avail.

Let's see if anyone else has an idea.

Atomic_Blast :)

"Every day is just another increment on the bell curve of life."
Kudos0

Re: Why doesn't my small animated GIF display?

Hi Atomic_Blast.

I note that mikedov's little image which appeared in response to your recent and gracious post about kudos to forum members, does work.  Looking at both from here yours is a 48x41 gif his a 47x27 gif.  Maybe you should just try bringing yours down by a fraction more?

I know the above is a limited and unscientific study but as I have no other ideas....

Or maybe its just the mods not wanting to see their board disappear in an atomic blast?  ;-)

Edit: Done a bit more research you seem to have 86 frames of 70ms he has just 10 of 10ms ....AND his frames are REPLACE your are COMBINE.  Might that be it?

Hope that helps.

Mike
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Kudos0

Re: Why doesn't my small animated GIF display?

Found the solution....

Had to drastically alter the aspect ratio to 31 x 27 and size to bring it below 31KB.

I will play around and see what the upper limit really is, without infuriating the Mods.

Thanks for the posts.

Atomic_Blast :)

"Every day is just another increment on the bell curve of life."
Kudos0

Re: Why doesn't my small animated GIF display?

Hi Atomic_Blast

Delighted to now see you exploding all over my screen!  ;-)

Would you like to tell us how you did it so others can gain from your experience?

Mike
Kudos0

Re: Why doesn't my small animated GIF display?

Hi Andmike:

I'd be happy to tell all (just wait until the Mods get hold of me! )

Take your Animated GIF file and resize it way down -  mine is at 31K right now and it works.

I will test a larger filesize shortly.

I used Corel Paint Shop Pro, but you can also use a fine online utility (courtesy, mikedov) like this:

http://www.online-image-editor.com/

Upload the file, go to Resize and keep the Aspect Ratio Box checked.

Save the resized file to your system then upload to the Forum - you will need to await approval.

That's it. Have fun!

Atomic_Blast :)

EDIT - 50K file failed, 45K works!

"Every day is just another increment on the bell curve of life."
Kudos0

Re: Why doesn't my small animated GIF display?

Thanks Atomic_Blast.

So the answer is .... size does matter....             ;-)

Mike
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Re: Why doesn't my small animated GIF display?


Atomic_Blast wrote:

EDIT - 50K file failed, 45K works!


Kilotons?

Kudos0

Re: Why doesn't my small animated GIF display?

bits not tons SOJ

really

Dick Win 10x64 current current NSBU
Kudos0

Re: Why doesn't my small animated GIF display?

Helllo

I guess I am doing something wrong because it's not working for me. I think I tried this once before and it didn't  work either....

Success always occurs in private and failure in full view. Windows 10 Pro 64 bit Norton Core Security Plus 22.18.0.213 Core Firmware 282 I E 11 Chrome latest version.
Kudos0

Re: Why doesn't my small animated GIF display?

Looks good and animated to me

Dick Win 10x64 current current NSBU
Kudos0

Re: Why doesn't my small animated GIF display?

Hello Dick

Yes, I gave it one more shot and it seems to be animated, but it is really too small to be able to read it. At least with these eyes of mine.....

Success always occurs in private and failure in full view. Windows 10 Pro 64 bit Norton Core Security Plus 22.18.0.213 Core Firmware 282 I E 11 Chrome latest version.
Kudos0

Re: Why doesn't my small animated GIF display?

Don't feel bad, even with my trifocals I can't 'read' it. I just see the changes.

Dick Win 10x64 current current NSBU

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