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From Nicola Ken Barozzi <>
Subject Re: screenshot scaling
Date Fri, 10 Sep 2004 11:18:12 GMT
Johannes Schaefer wrote:
> Hi!
> Has anybody a solution for showing full resolution
> screenshots (say 1024x768)?
> Scaling the screen down with "width" and "height"
> gives horrible quality. Putting the original in
> gives horizontal scrolling for all the page
> (which makes text almost unreadable).
> What I would like to have would be kind of a high-
> quality thumbnail in 640x400 which is a link to the
> full resolution image. This should be done
> automatically within forrest/cocoon.

The easiest thing is making it possible for Forrest to give the image 
named myimage.jpg both as is or as myimage-thumbnail-big and 
myimage-thumbnail-small. These sizes should be configurable in
Then when insering the image you just need to show the thumbnail one and 
link to the full one.

A hint:

Nicola Ken Barozzi         
             - verba volant, scripta manent -
    (discussions get forgotten, just code remains)

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