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How to compress images pasted from clipboard?

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I use snipping tool to take a snapshot of a part of the screen. Then I put it to mail body. The problem is that it is put as png (probably uncompressed) file. When i put several small images mail volume grows quickly to 10MB. Saving the same images in jpg format, even very low compression level (high quality) makes them 10 time smaller. How to force Thunderbird to use jpg instead of png in mail body as default method?

I use snipping tool to take a snapshot of a part of the screen. Then I put it to mail body. The problem is that it is put as png (probably uncompressed) file. When i put several small images mail volume grows quickly to 10MB. Saving the same images in jpg format, even very low compression level (high quality) makes them 10 time smaller. How to force Thunderbird to use jpg instead of png in mail body as default method?

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PNG is preferred as it is a vector graphic format and scales to different displays well. Jpg is a lossy format and scales poorly by comparison.

However having just had a pleasant journey down memory lane of 30 years of PC's and how the clipboard worked what was actually there and what was used I stumbled on this.

http://kb.mozillazine.org/Clipboard.paste_image_type

I think that answers the question

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PNG is preferred as it is a vector graphic format and scales to different displays well. Jpg is a lossy format and scales poorly by comparison.

However having just had a pleasant journey down memory lane of 30 years of PC's and how the clipboard worked what was actually there and what was used I stumbled on this.

http://kb.mozillazine.org/Clipboard.paste_image_type

I think that answers the question

PNG is preferred as it is a vector graphic format and scales to different displays well. Jpg is a lossy format and scales poorly by comparison. However having just had a pleasant journey down memory lane of 30 years of PC's and how the clipboard worked what was actually there and what was used I stumbled on this. http://kb.mozillazine.org/Clipboard.paste_image_type I think that answers the question
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Hi Matt, Yeah, it solves my problem perfectly. I don't care about lossy formats, because it's not imprtant for this content, and now wy mails are "lighter".

Thank you very much!

Hi Matt, Yeah, it solves my problem perfectly. I don't care about lossy formats, because it's not imprtant for this content, and now wy mails are "lighter". Thank you very much!
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