[SLED] In-World Text Editing?

Rolig Loon rolig.loon at gmail.com
Mon Sep 15 11:46:44 PDT 2008


SOOOO many options. Use whatever program you find easiest. The bottom line
is that you can't make your signs and posters in world. You have to use some
external program and upload. It's good practice and VERY easy.  A good class
exercise too.

Rolig

On Mon, Sep 15, 2008 at 1:39 PM, Carina Girvan <girvanc at tcd.ie> wrote:

>  I use GIMP to convert my image files.
> But if you create your image on a power point slide, go to 'Save As', give
> your file a name and change the 'Save as type:' to JPEG.
>
> Carina
> Sleepy Littlething
>
> 2008/9/15 Rolig Loon <rolig.loon at gmail.com>
>
>  Any app that can handle text editing and will produce a TGA, PNG, or JPG
>> file will do the job. Be sure to save your file with pixel dimensions that
>> are powers of two (i.e., the edges are 64, 128, 256, or 512 pixels) so that
>> the image is not distorted on upload to SL. Yes, I know you can always
>> re-stretch it to fit whatever prim you put it on, but stretching can also
>> create distortions, so why tempt fate? For a simple sign or poster, the
>> largest image you should ever use is 512x512. In general, 256x256 is quite
>> adequate. Large images take longer to rez and just annoy people.
>>
>> Uploading a texture will cost you L$10 ... less than 4 cents US ... and
>> you do have a chance to preview the image and abort if necessary before you
>> hit the final OK button.
>>
>> Rolig
>>
>>   On Mon, Sep 15, 2008 at 12:48 PM, Meghan Dench <
>> dench.meghan at googlemail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Its bets if you just create them in an image, using Paint, thought if you
>>> know how to use Photoshop or GIMP, its best to use them. And then upload it
>>> to Second Life as a texture and stick it onto a prim.
>>>
>>>
>>> On Mon, Sep 15, 2008 at 6:39 PM, John Norris <john at john-norris.net>wrote:
>>>
>>>> I would like to make a series of signs or posters.  Is there a way to
>>>> create the wording in-world, or do I need to do so elsewhere and
>>>> upload them as graphic file?
>>>>
>>>> Thanks!
>>>> John
>>>>
>>>> --
>>>> http://john-norris.net
>>>> _______________________________________________
>>>> Educators mailing list
>>>> To unsubscribe
>>>> https://lists.secondlife.com/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/educators
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> _______________________________________________
>>> Educators mailing list
>>> To unsubscribe
>>> https://lists.secondlife.com/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/educators
>>>
>>>
>>
>> _______________________________________________
>> Educators mailing list
>> To unsubscribe
>> https://lists.secondlife.com/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/educators
>>
>>
>
> _______________________________________________
> Educators mailing list
> To unsubscribe
> https://lists.secondlife.com/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/educators
>
>
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: http://lists.secondlife.com/pipermail/educators/attachments/20080915/763b8a5d/attachment.htm


More information about the Educators mailing list