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Martin [Admin]

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Gifs and Transparency...
« on: November 03, 2012, 09:49:10 PM »


The Photoshoppers among you will understand this request.


Can someone make up a better .gif for the forum,  my one is rubbish!
This to be .gif with transparency background.

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Re: Gifs and Transparency...
« Reply #1 on: November 03, 2012, 10:18:38 PM »

Just be careful who you let help you.


Its an old saying.








Beware of geeks bearing .gifs




Sorry.
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Re: Gifs and Transparency...
« Reply #2 on: November 03, 2012, 11:01:19 PM »

malcolmfrary

That's got to be the joke of the year!

Martin

I'll have a try at putting an image together for you -
what is the font you've used?

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Re: Gifs and Transparency...
« Reply #3 on: November 03, 2012, 11:10:58 PM »



Try this


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Re: Gifs and Transparency...
« Reply #4 on: November 03, 2012, 11:19:08 PM »

One with the exclamation mark . . .


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Re: Gifs and Transparency...
« Reply #5 on: November 04, 2012, 12:05:07 AM »

That looks a lot better, thanks Richald!

If you want to have a muck about with that a bit more, even come up with something new...!  :-))

( preferred size: 450 x 60 )
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Re: Gifs and Transparency...
« Reply #6 on: November 04, 2012, 12:21:30 AM »

Miss read... thought it said gi**ls and transparency.....
 
Never mind....keep source formating.....
 
(a PPT gag you know)
 
And you could try a bitmap....low res though...
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Re: Gifs and Transparency...
« Reply #7 on: November 04, 2012, 12:24:04 AM »

No problem Martin !

- I tend to keep the image size as large as possible
and only reduce it as the last operation - it reduces the
possibilty of ending up with an image with too low a resolution

what have you got in mind ? - is it to be a banner or something ?

I'll resize it for you and have a look at other formats/designs

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Re: Gifs and Transparency...
« Reply #8 on: November 04, 2012, 12:56:42 AM »

 
Perhaps a really distinctive spiffy typeface, rather than the usual Arial types, which would also be an enhancement to the site. O0 O0
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Re: Gifs and Transparency...
« Reply #9 on: November 04, 2012, 02:15:05 AM »

Windings perhaps? %% %% %%
Unfortunatly they won't print here.
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Re: Gifs and Transparency...
« Reply #10 on: November 04, 2012, 02:54:16 AM »

Might be a bit too long...
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Re: Gifs and Transparency...
« Reply #11 on: November 04, 2012, 06:23:45 AM »

Been having a play on cooltext.com. Anyone can go onto the site, find an suitable logo as a starting point, and then play with any of the settings to customise it. In the best Blue Peter tradition, here's a few I made earlier...

Andy
 
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Re: Gifs and Transparency...
« Reply #12 on: November 04, 2012, 07:00:22 AM »

Hi,
 
I think that malcolmfrary should be punished for such a pun... :-))
 
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« Reply #13 on: November 04, 2012, 07:54:35 AM »

Hi,
 
I think that malcolmfrary should be punished for such a pun... :-))
 
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Re: Gifs and Transparency...
« Reply #14 on: November 04, 2012, 08:21:42 AM »

I bow to adross/Andy's abilities here....
(or should it be cooltext.com's abilities ?)

Andy - don't you ever go to bed at night?  %% (judging by the times of your posts!)

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Re: Gifs and Transparency...
« Reply #15 on: November 04, 2012, 10:23:34 AM »


Or you could go for a completely new look that fits in with the colour of the forum.......


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Re: Gifs and Transparency...
« Reply #16 on: November 04, 2012, 10:41:27 AM »

Or you could go for a completely new look that fits in with the colour of the forum.......


I Like that  :-)) :-)) :-))
Plain and to the point
 
 
 

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Re: Gifs and Transparency...
« Reply #17 on: November 04, 2012, 11:02:14 AM »


Yes indeed. I like the last one as well.  Sort of Classy.    :-))


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Re: Gifs and Transparency...
« Reply #18 on: November 04, 2012, 11:12:48 AM »

I do like some of the ones adross has put up particulary the metallic ones, but I think the better looking sites at the moment are the uncluttered ones.
Thread Icons need looking at as well..
 

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Re: Gifs and Transparency...
« Reply #19 on: November 04, 2012, 01:09:19 PM »

OK, lets make this a competition!  :-)

Submit your entries and most popular wins!

( Req; 450 x 60, Transparency background, must be .gif )

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Re: Gifs and Transparency...
« Reply #20 on: November 04, 2012, 01:29:04 PM »

I bow to adross/Andy's abilities here....
(or should it be cooltext.com's abilities ?)

Andy - don't you ever go to bed at night?  %% (judging by the times of your posts!)

Richard

I lost track of time a little bit!. Just thought it might be good for everyone to wake up to some examples to look at, and with the addition of the website link, it meant that absolutely everyone can have a go - Which I think Martin has picked up on!.

For reference, they look different again when placed on a background, and I've added a blank section below to copy and paste, if anyone wants it...


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Re: Gifs and Transparency...
« Reply #21 on: November 04, 2012, 01:40:56 PM »

As a matter of interest Martin, how does any prospective banner fit in with the other board themes that are being used, will you need separate versions for those?
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Re: Gifs and Transparency...
« Reply #22 on: November 04, 2012, 03:22:07 PM »


Has to be a .gif & have Transparency background as it displays differently with your own screen size resolution, browser and colour depth settings, etc.

There are currently 3 different 'themes' to choose from, so I just copy it on the server to each theme image folder.
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Re: Gifs and Transparency...
« Reply #23 on: November 05, 2012, 12:25:51 PM »

Hi,
My very humble attempt.
 
I reserve the right to change it if I have time?
 
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Re: Gifs and Transparency...
« Reply #24 on: November 05, 2012, 04:40:25 PM »


Nice one that rickles ! Mind you, if we really want to go flashy, we could do something like this...     {-)   Oh and obviously the blue background is just temporary, the gif itself is the size stated by Martin.  :embarrassed:


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