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how do i make an 8MB file into a 3MB file

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Found 19th Jul 2009
i have to send a copy of an invoice and it can only be 3MB and dont know how to make it 3MB
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zip or rar to compress the file
change the res
Delete half of it.
split it
roadrunner1;5791515

change the res



how do i do that please?
easypeel;5791517

Delete half of it.



phatboy123;5791522

split it



to ya both
lol, 7zip? It has great txt compression.
What kind of file is it?
Is it an image? If it is it sounds as if you saved it as a BMP file, you could try and convert it to JPEG.
dxx;5791547

What kind of file is it?



rich text document

i need to send hp a copy of the invoice for my laptop, and file can nly be 3MB


i have print screen and copied it to word
]For pics

For docs, just zip or rar it
despite the great software 7zip is, i doubted it can compress from 8 to 3 MB

i think the best option is to either split it (e.g. using HJsplit) or compress & split
easypeel;5791517

Delete half of it.



Hi I am in Rio atm, so my maths isn't so good, but isn't half of 8mb, 4mb?
sassie;5791552

rich text documenti need to send hp a copy of the invoice for my laptop, … rich text documenti need to send hp a copy of the invoice for my laptop, and file can nly be 3MBi have print screen and copied it to word



Try going to your folder, right click and choose New -> Compressed (Zipped) Folder then drag the file into there, see how big the resulting file is.

John
Scribbles;5791560

]For picsFor docs, just zip or rar it



how, so sorry i dont know how to :oops:
did you scan this ? use lower DPI setting on scanner.

Invoice pdf etc. then screen grab [prt scrn key] and save as png then compress with 7zip [url]www.7zip.org[/url] install it then add to archive with options as below

http://img521.imageshack.us/img521/2715/sssds.png
sassie;5791574

how, so sorry i dont know how to :oops:



rarlab.com/ :thumbsup:
It's shareware, 7zip is the best freebie

7-zip.org/
Johnmcl7;5791572

Try going to your folder, right click and choose New - Compressed … Try going to your folder, right click and choose New -> Compressed (Zipped) Folder then drag the file into there, see how big the resulting file is.John



there isnt a compressed folder option, im in vista
sassie;5791552

rich text documenti need to send hp a copy of the invoice for my laptop, … rich text documenti need to send hp a copy of the invoice for my laptop, and file can nly be 3MBi have print screen and copied it to word


Sassie do a print screen and this time edit it in paint and save as a jpeg,
Winrar got a 10mb txt file of mine to 7kb. I'm actually impressed.
easypeel;5791517

Delete half of it.



WTF? HALF OF IT????

You dont happen to create my payslip every month do you per chance? :?
sassie;5791593

there isnt a compressed folder option, im in vista



There is, it's a standard feature of Vista.

John
tonyg1962;5791595

Sassie do a print screen and this time edit it in paint and save as a … Sassie do a print screen and this time edit it in paint and save as a jpeg,



thank you, have now sorted it :thumbsup:
Winrar and 7zip results.

http://img339.imageshack.us/img339/8034/rtf.jpg
Next do kgb and uharc!
thesaint;5791571

Hi I am in Rio atm, so my maths isn't so good



:-D
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