enlarging Leiberman's image?

Tommy P

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I really like our new Art Explorer program that I recently installed on the shop computer. But if I have one more customer ask if the image can be made bigger I'll scream.
Does any one know of a way to make an image larger than those little 3"X3" things they present?
I called Leiberman's....they were nice but of no help. This may have been talked about before but could not find anything in the archives....

Love the concept....dislike the small pictures..
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I seem to recall something about the images becoming blurry when you enlarge them so as to protect them from being copied?
 

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What size screen (monitor) do you have?

I went from a 15" to a 19" and it makes a big difference. Remember that there might be a reason for the small file size of the image other than just the size of storage on a CD. It is fear of copyright enfrigement. The lowest common denominator rules when in doubt.
 

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Is the computer running the Lieberman software connected (connectable) to the 'net?

If it is could you go to their website and do a search with their image number and get a bigger image from their site?

Cumbersome, clunky way to go about it, but it might be worth trying!
 

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I've used that program since it came out, and know the problem. Improvements continue, but they're a long way from perfection. Still, I think Lieberman's is the best of its kind.

Changing screen resolution helps some, but the images might get fuzzy when enlarged.

There are over 175,000 images on the program. By necessity, they are low-resolution images. If they were larger-resolution, they would enlarge better, but would require more of our computers' resources (RAM, I guess). And the program would run slower.

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Tommy P

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It is a 15" monitor...and almost brand new...so investing in a 19" is not going to happen at the present time.
As Jim suggested, 175,000 images uses alot of space. Guess we are stuck with smallish images....but it undermines a great sales tool in my opinion. Hopefully someone, here or at Leiberman's, will learn how to "tweak" this "annoyance"....
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On my wireless keyboard there is a lever just left of the cap lock key. If I pull it down, those 3x3s become 5x5.

I remember Mike talking about somehow doing it with a regular keyboard also. For the blind.

BTW: those pictures are stored at 65 dpi instead of 72 so that they will fall apart with the least enlargement. And yes, it is a copywrite thing.
 

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Try hitting F/11 on most websites featuring graphics.

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Jim Miller

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Originally posted by Baer Charlton:
...those pictures are stored at 65 dpi instead of 72 so that they will fall apart with the least enlargement. And yes, it is a copywrite thing.
Copyright is the reason we can't print the images, but I believe practical limits of file size ar the reason for low-res images.

Lieberman's probably has to use whatever image files are sent to them by the publishers. If so, getting higher-res images could be a major undertaking.
 
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