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Offline Thundercraft (OP)

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Forum Avatar - limitations? Size restriction?
« on: April 09, 2022, 01:28:56 PM »
I've been away a while. And I noticed that my old forum avatar was broken because the URL it was linked to is gone.

So, I replaced it. However, the "Personalized Picture" section on the "forum profile" area seems very vague. Unlike other forums I've participated on, there is no mention of the size (resolution) restriction for avatars, nor is there a mention of whether .PNG, .JPEG, .GIF or whatever formats are accepted.

Can anyone tell me?

I also noticed that most forum avatars are tiny at 65x65 pixels, while the automatically-generated forum avatars ("T", "W", "S", etc.) are quite large at about 125x125.

I did notice at least one large avatar that was not auto-generated which has a resolution of 120x120. So, I created my own avatar image at 120x120 resolution in .JPG and uploaded it. But, for some reason, the forum automatically reduces the display of this avatar down to 65x65...? ??? Is that normal?

Q: Is there some combination of image format and resolution that the forum will display above a resolution of 65x65? If such a thing is really not possible, then why is it some forum avatars (e.g., forum member TMaekler) display as 120x120?
« Last Edit: April 09, 2022, 01:31:49 PM by Thundercraft »
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Re: Forum Avatar - limitations? Size restriction?
« Reply #1 on: April 09, 2022, 02:13:08 PM »
Not sure about the resizing, but TMaekler's icon is one of the "provided" icons.