Re: [nbos] [SM] Image size
NBOS Support
Fri Feb 23rd, 2007
At 12:45 AM 2/22/2007, you wrote:
>I was wondering, is there some sort of limit to the file size limit to
>the jpg background I've made? I had to use photoshop to make my map,
>due to several issues I have with FM, but now that it's made, I can't
>upload it. It's a 1.5 meg jpg (the deck of a detailed spacecraft).

1.5 meg is very large for a SM background map. Remember, SM is a web
server, so with every re-load, that map (along with the miniatures added on
to it) needs to be sent to each player. I recommend using a map under 100k
in size. Maps without fancy pattern 'fills' tend to compress significantly
bettter than those with fills.

>Plus, whenever I try to test ScreemMonkey lite, it asks me for a
>registration code and and access code. Yet I can find no reference to
>these codes in the help or install. Maybe I'm looking in the wrong
>places. Anyone got any ideas?

On the download page for either the trial version of lite version, there's
a 'generate reg code' button next to the download link.

Ed

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