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Does Muse optimize the original file because my images in a slideshow resize after I have used the image more than once.

Update:10-11Source: network consolidation
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iif I import a photo into my website and make it a small size then when I create a slideshow and add that photo from my computer it comes in too small every time. It's as though Muze is optimizing the original photo and that is very frustrating. I have to open that photo in Photoshop and save it again to fix it. Very annoying. Will this be fixed?

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Muse does not touch the original image, but it does maintain an optimized copy of the original. You can verify by locking the original image file to prevent Muse from touching it.
Muse performs the optimization at export/publish time based on the largest instance of the image in the project. In this case, when you re-import the image, Muse is incorrectly assuming you want the new image at the same size as the first instance that you resized smaller. We'll look at fixing this behavior in the next release, but in the mean time there is a workaround.
Instead of opening the image in Photoshop and re-saving, which changes the modification date of the image and signals Muse to re-import the image, try double-clicking until the image is selected. The selection handles will be smaller and solid if you have the image selected. The handles will be larger and hollow if a container is selected. Then resize the image to the dimensions you want. Initially, the image will be pixelated because Muse is still using the previously optimized copy. However, if you choose File->Preview Page in Browser, the image will be re-optimized for the new dimensions and you should see a higher resolution version in both the browser and on your page within Muse.
You can more easily verify the optimization behavior as follows:
1. Place an image at 25% of its original size.
2. Select File->Preview Page in Browser, which will optimize the image at the 25% size.
3. Duplicate the placed image and resize the duplicate to be twice as big (i.e. 50% of the original). Initially, this duplicate will be blurry after the resize.
4. Select File->Preview Page in Browser, which will re-optimize the image and redraw at the higher resolution.