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What is size limit for attachments?

Post by Will » Tue May 16, 2017 3:31 pm

I tried one that was 5MB and that was too big.
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Re: What is size limit for attachments?

Post by Bhikkhu Pesala » Tue May 16, 2017 3:47 pm

The limit seems to be 0.5 Mbytes: 517 Kbytes was too large.

Use the RIOT plugin for IrfanView to reduce images to the target size. JPG compresses well.

For other file types, compress them with 7-Zip (I attach a nice free font, compressed in 7z format.

Upload large files to DropBox and post a link, or use Filebin to share large files for a limited time.
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Re: What is size limit for attachments?

Post by Will » Tue May 16, 2017 3:51 pm

Bhikkhu Pesala wrote:The limit seems to be 0.5 Mbytes: 517 Kbytes was too large.

Use the RIOT plugin for IrfanView to reduce images to the target size. JPG compresses well.

For other file types, compress them with 7-Zip (I attach a nice free font, compressed in 7z format.

Upload large files to DropBox and post a link, or use Filebin to share large files for a limited time.
Good and useful advice Venerable, for a techie that is - an old Luddite like me remains in the past.
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Re: What is size limit for attachments?

Post by Bhikkhu Pesala » Tue May 16, 2017 4:22 pm

You may need to remove some attachments. ;)
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Re: What is size limit for attachments?

Post by Kim OHara » Wed May 17, 2017 7:16 am

Bhikkhu Pesala wrote:You may need to remove some attachments. ;)
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Re: What is size limit for attachments?

Post by Kim OHara » Wed May 17, 2017 7:24 am

Will wrote:
Bhikkhu Pesala wrote:The limit seems to be 0.5 Mbytes: 517 Kbytes was too large.

Use the RIOT plugin for IrfanView to reduce images to the target size. JPG compresses well.

For other file types, compress them with 7-Zip (I attach a nice free font, compressed in 7z format.

Upload large files to DropBox and post a link, or use Filebin to share large files for a limited time.
Good and useful advice Venerable, for a techie that is - an old Luddite like me remains in the past.
Most image viewers will let you change the image size and re-save the file at its smaller size. Around 600 pixels wide is big enough for most purposes here, and will become a file which is well under the upload limit.
Just make sure you save it with a new name or you will have lost your large original version! (I usually add an 's' for 'small' to the original name because that reminds me which one I'm working with.)

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Re: What is size limit for attachments?

Post by Bhikkhu Pesala » Wed May 17, 2017 7:47 am

Kim OHara wrote:Most image viewers will let you change the image size and re-save the file at its smaller size. Around 600 pixels wide is big enough for most purposes here, and will become a file which is well under the upload limit.
True, but if you want to retain the highest quality image without reducing the resolution, the RIOT plugin will do that for you, using the highest possible JPG quality while remaining below the target size.
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Re: What is size limit for attachments?

Post by mario92 » Fri Jun 02, 2017 5:27 am

That is a beautiful Buddha
I think karma is the first topic we should understand before starting in meditation.

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Re: What is size limit for attachments?

Post by Bhikkhu Pesala » Fri Jun 02, 2017 6:33 am

It is known as the "Six Storey Buddha," Chauk Htat gyi Piya.
Mahāgandhayon Sayādaw wrote:Burmese sculptors make Buddha images in Burmese style; likewise Chinese and Indian sculptors carve in their own styles. The real intention is to make people think of the Buddha and adore him even more.
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Re: What is size limit for attachments?

Post by ieee23 » Sun Jun 04, 2017 9:06 pm

< insert obligatory joke about Buddhism and attachments here >
Whatever a bhikkhu frequently thinks and ponders upon, that will become the inclination of his mind. - MN 19

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Re: What is size limit for attachments?

Post by Kim OHara » Sun Jun 04, 2017 9:23 pm

ieee23 wrote:< insert obligatory joke about Buddhism and attachments here >
Too late - https://dhammawheel.com/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=29593

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Re: What is size limit for attachments?

Post by cjmacie » Mon Jun 05, 2017 8:40 am

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Other alternatives:

Given some degree of trust, privately communicate and transfer larger files via email attachment.

Or, if donor has a website, provide a link to where it can be downloaded from -- as, for example, Bhikku Pesala does for his translations and writings.

(I've found DropBox s/t gets in my face a bit, takes over parts of the system and GUI.)

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Re: What is size limit for attachments?

Post by Bhikkhu Pesala » Mon Jun 05, 2017 9:13 am

Filebin.net is a no hassles site where you can upload large files. They are stored for two months before they expire. No registration is required.
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Re: What is size limit for attachments?

Post by cjmacie » Mon Jun 05, 2017 9:23 am

Bhikkhu Pesala wrote:Filebin.net is a no hassles site where you can upload large files. They are stored for two months before they expire. No registration is required.
Thanks. I, for one, will check it out. :bow:

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