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Opened 10 years ago

Closed 9 years ago

#6887 closed enhancement (wontfix)

Tinymce allows you to resize an image larger than the original

Reported by: 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
10 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
9 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
9 years ago

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

If you want to limit user preference than create a plugin or if you can't create one, then create a new ticket.

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