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Customize Image Styles

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    Customize Image Styles with Emma Jane Westby.
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    EMMA JANE WESTBY: Resizing images manually
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    is no one's idea of a good time.
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    Fortunately, we can get Drupal to do this work for us.
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    But we still need to tell Drupal what the dimensions of the images
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    are that we want to have it create for us.
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    In this lesson, we'll go ahead and configure Drupal to use the image
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    styles that we have listed in our design file.
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    Are you ready?
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    Let's get started.
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Customize Image Styles


One of the most time consuming things a content editor can be forced to do is resize images before creating their content. Fortunately we can get Drupal to do the resizing for us. It's not perfect—it's just a plain resize, but it's enough for most basic sites. By the end of this lesson, you will be able to configure Drupal to resize images to your specification when they are uploaded using the image field type.

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