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Opened 16 years ago

Closed 15 years ago

#6887 closed enhancement (wontfix)

Tinymce allows you to resize an image larger than the original

Reported by: tellyworth's profile tellyworth Owned by:
Milestone: Priority: lowest
Severity: trivial Version:
Component: TinyMCE Keywords:
Focuses: Cc:


  1. Insert a Medium image into your post at 300 pixels wide.
  1. In the visual editor, click the image and then drag its bottom-right anchor to the right, to make it wider than 300 pixels.

Voila: instant rubbish looking image.

Expected: TinyMCE should check the actual size of the image and use the width and height as maximum bounds for resizing.

Change History (3)

#1 @MattyRob
16 years ago

  • Priority changed from normal to lowest
  • Severity changed from normal to trivial
  • Type changed from defect to enhancement

I disagree - limiting the size of an image to a maximum of it's original resolution places limitations into a system that need not be there.

Some users may want to hyper-scale their image. If we applied a fix along the lines suggested here we'd have another bug reported stating that users can't upscale images and then we'd have to implement and over ride to workaround.

Or am I being unreasonable in expecting that users of software apply some common sense?

#2 @blonkm
15 years ago

Totally agree with MattyRob. It could be an option in the admin, but even that would confuse users. It would be something like "shutdown my machine when I press Enter" and then novice users would turn it on.

#3 @jacobsantos
15 years ago

  • Milestone 2.9 deleted
  • Resolution set to wontfix
  • Status changed from new to closed

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