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I have a need to take an existing pic and create a thumbnail having the longest side being 150px.

Any idea how this could be achieved?
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by:Juan Ocasio
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Do you need to use VB6?  There are free utilities that will do this for you. Let me know and I'll get you the name of the utility I use (not on front of my pc now)
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No, I don't have to use VB6, but I have about 400,000 photos to run through the thumbnail creator, in many different directories.  I thought VB6 would be the easiest way to loop through my db and create the thumbs.
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I'll get you the name of the utility as soon as I get home.  I think it even processes the file recursively.
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Here is the link to the utility I use.

http://www.rw-designer.com/picture-resize

This seems to be a newer version as the one I have does not have the user interface.

It works very well.
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