Difference in Image Loading Online

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  1. nucklearknight

    nucklearknight New Member

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    When I load an image online it loads from the top down. However occasionally it will load the entire image at once but it will be slightly blury and it will refine it as it loads, which I like better. Is there a way I can have all images load that way or is it out of my control?
     
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    the image must be saved in a "progressive" data format
     
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    Aha so it's out of my control?
     
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    You can create an image that way, and once you do it is out of the viewer's control, so far as I know. Your browser is applying convolutions as more data comes in, to refine the image and increase its resolution. It may be possible to instead wait for it to be completely loaded as a browser option, but no you cannot make it download line by line instead - it isn't saved that way at all, I don't believe.
     
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    How do you save a file in progressive format?
     
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    I believe it is an option in Photoshop "save for web" when you choose JPG?
     
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    Cha ching
     
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    Sweet. Thanks guys.
     

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