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Soma Holiday
07-11-04, 01:32
I want to enter a fanfic into a contest on the web, and it is 624kb, but the site will only allow a 250kb attachment.

What can I do? :confused:

Catlantean
07-11-04, 01:35
Depends on the website, what file types will they accept? Also, in what format is your fanfic file? You could try saving it as plain text (.txt), that would make the size smaller.

If they accept .zip files, then get WinZip ( http://www.winzip.com ) and compress your file with it.

Soma Holiday
07-11-04, 01:40
I'm, using rtf. files.

The txt. files got bigger http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/whistle.gif

Wil winzip change rtf's?

Joseph
07-11-04, 01:43
Is it -only- text, or do you have pictures with it.

Joseph
07-11-04, 01:45
sorry, you snapped me. Winzip does not change the files it compresses. Btw .rtf, why do you use that? Isn't that the extension MSN uses when saving chats?

[ 07. November 2004, 01:46: Message edited by: joseph ]

Soma Holiday
07-11-04, 01:49
Its only text, no pictures.

I would use a doc. file, but I have a dell, and Corel is on it (wpd. files) and the website only allows rtf. txt. or doc. files.

I'm working in WordPad since I don't have Microsoft Word.

Joseph
07-11-04, 01:50
Plus, i guess that website means that the file is not larger than 250 kB AS SUCH. When you send in a compressed file they would still have to open it, and then your file would again be much too big in their eyes? http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/whistle.gif

Joseph
07-11-04, 01:52
Must be MANY pages, to come to 624 kB?

Soma Holiday
07-11-04, 01:54
202 pages, 41 chapters :D http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/whistle.gif

But as long as they COULD dowload it,

that's what I need, because then the judges would HAVE to read it. :D

Catlantean
07-11-04, 01:56
Originally posted by Soma Holiday:
202 pages, 41 chapters :D http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/whistle.gif http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/yikes.gif Wow! What's it about?

Joseph
07-11-04, 01:58
Are you only allowed to send in 1 fanfic? Or more?
In that case, split your terrific work in 3 terrific Parts and send them in seperately! http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/thumb.gif :D

[ 07. November 2004, 01:59: Message edited by: joseph ]

Soma Holiday
07-11-04, 02:00
I might have to do that. Its a good idea http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/smile.gif

Catlantean,

It takes place after AOD, and is centered around Kurtis being the Last Lux Veritatis. If he dies than all the evil his clan fought to contain will be released, and now the bad people are chasing him so the Veritatis clan will be completely destroyed, so he gets Lara to help him find an artifact that can restore the Lux Veritatis.

[ 07. November 2004, 02:02: Message edited by: Soma Holiday ]

Catlantean
07-11-04, 02:03
Sounds interesting, I'd like to read it :D Could you send it to me?

Soma Holiday
07-11-04, 02:05
Sure thing. Do you want it over an email or private message, or do you want me to tell you when I FINALLY get it on the website for download?

It's kinda long for a message or email.

Catlantean
07-11-04, 02:11
Check PM http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/smile.gif

Neteru
07-11-04, 10:57
Originally posted by Soma Holiday:
Its only text, no pictures.

I would use a doc. file, but I have a dell, and Corel is on it (wpd. files) and the website only allows rtf. txt. or doc. files.

I'm working in WordPad since I don't have Microsoft Word.:confused: You can save to and open .doc files with Wordpad you know.

Soma Holiday
07-11-04, 15:55
Yeah, but it still doesn't make it any smaller. :(

I've gotten WinRar, but I don't know it is a temporary trial or not, and I'm afraid to post it yet.

Neteru
07-11-04, 16:54
It will be trial version, WinRAR isn't a free program.