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Outlook 2010 Outlook 2010 no longer (?) shrinks large images

Outlook version
Outlook 2010 64 bit
Email Account
POP3
#1
Here's an odd problem with Outlook 2010. It seems to me that the software used to shrink large size/full resolution images down to fit whatever window an e-mail was being displayed in. For the past six months or so, it hasn't, so when a blogger I follow uses images in her posts, which she does a lot, sometimes the images are so large that even when the e-mail window is expanded to full screen width, the image doesn't fit. Worse, the accompanying lines of text run the full width of the image, so I have to keep scrolling back and forth to read the text.

Now it gets stranger. If I go to the blogger's web site and read the problem post there, the images are sized appropriately, around 600 X 400 pixels.

I've contacted the blogger and she has no idea what's going on.

I've looked through all the settings I can think of and there's nothing that lets me control the software to resize the images.

Is there anything either the blogger or I can do to fix this problem, or even just make it not such a pain?

I'm running 64-bit Windows 10 with the latest updates.
 

Diane Poremsky

Senior Member
Outlook version
Outlook 2016 32 bit
Email Account
Office 365 Exchange
#2
if you save the pictures from the blog and open them, are they the expected size? Do the pictures in the email appear stretched or pixelated?

It's easy to tell a web page to display a picture at a small size when in reality the image is huge. If the pics have a high ppi, they will look huge on a normal monitor. For example, a screenshot from my 4K resolution laptop has a dpi of 288 - its huge on my desktop. If i change the ppi to 96 it's a normal size.
 

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