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Uploaded: 10/02/05 12:40 AM GMT
Avatar Tutorial - making a user icon
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This is a very basic tutorial of how to create a 60x60 pixel icon for the user avatars. I created it because I have helped out new members a number of times when they asked "how do you create those picture things next to people's names?". I could have gone into a lot more detail, but I was trying to keep it simple for those new users who haven't the faintest idea of how to make an icon. A tutorial on how to upload an icon has already been posted here.

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Marzena
10/02/05 1:42 PM GMT
Thank you, Matthew.
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With all my love and respect, Marzena
SilverFang
10/02/05 2:07 PM GMT
This is an easy to use tutorial, this is actually how I got mine.
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EmilyH
10/02/05 2:50 PM GMT
This is nicely put together and well written, but I honestly can't see using it as a desktop background for very long. The text makes it look too busy and it would interfere with my icons.
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::CaptainHero
10/02/05 9:12 PM GMT
Am I missing something?
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"The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, but wiser people so full of doubts." Bertrand Russell
::Morwyn
10/04/05 10:45 PM GMT
Very well done.. I had to figure this out by myself.. It should help those who want to learn to make their own icons.. I will add it to my tutorial file..
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::dreamer100
10/09/05 7:31 PM GMT
Basic yes, but basic is good and it will be a useful place to direct questions.
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+Samatar
10/16/05 11:39 AM GMT
Ha ha, I love that comment about using it as a desktop... I always wondered why tutorials got such low ratings, I guess I know now... *rolls eyes several times* Anyway, sometimes it's better to stick to the KISS rule. Now whenever anyone asks, we can just direct them here...
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.Dante11
04/16/06 10:44 PM GMT
ther is another site which will do the work for you, if you desire: shrinkpictures.com...has a place to resize all photos AND for avatars only
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Riptidex56x
03/30/09 2:00 PM GMT
coolio stuffs man
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