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Kumar J 01-30-01 03:58 AM

I have lots of drawings here, which are scanend and been trying to send to someone in Honduras but his mailbox got a minumum of 6MB and i cant send anymore.Any other way to send it?Can zip the files anymore also.

twikoff 01-30-01 06:27 AM

get winrar, its a free download.. then you can compress them into multiple files.
you can set the size of the archive you want to make, and when you compress, it will just make as many files at that size as needed


4KRG 01-30-01 12:11 PM

<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR><font face="Verdana, Arial" size="2">Originally posted by Kumar J:
I have lots of drawings here, which are scanend </font><HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

What file format are they in?

Try to convert them to JPEG (.jpg) format and I bet they will be smaller http://talk.dvdtalk.com/ubb/wink.gif

namja 01-30-01 06:37 PM

get a Yahoo! account, which gives you free 15mb at Yahoo's Geocities. you can upload the file (must use ftp software; upload via web is limited to 5 mb). then e-mail the link.

or get an XDrive or Driveway account. Both are internet hard drives with capabilities to share. You can get 25, 50, or even up to 100 MB space for free.

what's your job at the other forum?

Kumar J 01-30-01 09:15 PM

Its already in JPEG files, just that the whole total of files is around 200 files. I am trying to upload into xdrivebut the process is also very slow. But if thats the final and last option then i am gonna try it out! Thanks guys for your help and advice

[This message has been edited by Kumar J (edited January 30, 2001).]

Fhrx 01-30-01 09:35 PM

Don't know whether this applies to you or not but when I want to get large files accross, I FTP them up to one of our live servers and just email the link around.

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namja 01-30-01 10:39 PM

xdrive is slow ... yahoo's geocities is much faster ... and if you break up the files into two smaller files (each should be less than 5 mb), then you can upload on the web ...

good luck

what's your job at the other forum?

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