Fitting an Image to a certain frame

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Post by glennrp »

You have to decide how you want to do that. Several choices:

1. Scale the image down to fit the smaller dimension, then stretch to fill the void.
2. Scale the image down to fit the smaller dimension, then fill the void with background color.
3. Scale the image down to fit the larger dimension and crop off the excess.

Any of those are pretty easy if you understand the "geometry" parameter.

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Post by anthony »

See IM Examples Thumbnails.
Thumbnails usally have to fit in a specific sized area and their are many ways to arrange that. ... nails/#fit
Anthony Thyssen -- Webmaster for ImageMagick Example Pages
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