Uncover Windows XPís built-in image
If youíve ever had to resize a group of digital
picture files, youíve likely launched your image editing program and then
resized each image individually this is an extremely time-consuming task.
Windows XP has a built-in image resizing utility
buried inside the Send Pictures Via E-Mail dialog box that can quickly and
easily resize a large group of digital picture files at once. Follow these
1. Press [Windows Key ]E to launch Windows Explorer.
2. Make sure the
Tasks pane is visible. (The Folders button acts like a toggle switch. If the
Tree pane is showing, clicking the Folders button will display the Tasks pane.
Click the Folders button if the Tree pane is showing.)
3. Open the folder
containing the group of digital pictures you want to resize. Select the group.
4. Under the File
And Folder Task list, select the E-Mail The Selected Items command.
5. When you see
the Send Pictures Via E-Mail dialog box, click the Show More Options link to
expand the dialog box.
6. Select a radio
button next to one of the available sizes and click OK. A new mail message
window containing the resized digital pictures as attachments will appear.
7. Pull down the
File menu, select the Save Attachments command, and save all the attachments
to a different folder.
8. Close the mail
message window and click No in the Save Changes dialog box.
Note: This tip works in Windows XP
Home and Windows XP Professional.