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Is there a way to prevent people from using the image toolbar to save (steal) images?

And if so, is it cross-browser compatible?

I have heard of some people using one, but I have yet to find any info on this.
 

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Hi,

I don't know about the image toolbar, but if it displays on screen, then it can be copied. I use..

http://www.gadwin.com/printscreen/

..for screen captures, and that'll take exactly what I want.. I should add that I use for taking scaled designs straight out of word in the main, but I could just as easily copy web images. Also, a quick look at the source will give anyone the URL of the image, which they can type in and save at their leisure (unless you store them in the cgi-bin folder or similar).

I think that the best way to protect them would be to watermark them.. that at least means that they'd have a lot of work in PSPro to edit it out. They probably wouldn't bother going to that much trouble to do so, with the dearth of images available on the 'net..

Cheers

Liam
 

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sorry, I guess I didn't tell you the real reason.

The real reason I asked is because I hate seeing that toolbar all the time.
I know I can turn it off at my end, but it's the visitor that I'm most concerned about.
I just want everything to look just right.

I know there is always a way to get pics, I'm not even sure why I used that as an expample.

While we are on the subject though,... What is a watermark and can I do them with "The GIMP"?
 

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to do a watermark, you'd create another layer, with your watermark image, such as a website name, with 95% or so transparency.

then you would just overlay them, and fuse them together, and viola, an image with a watermark in it.
 

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I got this info on another site

IE:
<meta http-equiv="imagetoolbar" content="no" />

and I will try and find out if there is one for Firefox.
 
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