Many thanks for that :-)


>I'm trying to open jpeg files and close them again with lower quality 
>with the intention of reducing the file size, making the files load 
>quicker in browsers. The code I'm trying to use is ..
>Message: 2
>Subject: Re: [Gimp-user] Console problem 
>From: Jeff Trefftzs <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>Date: Mon, 18 Feb 2002 17:36:48 -0800
>Hi Mike -
>At the risk of sounding like a broken record, you really don't 
>want to use
>the GIMP for this task.  It's ever so much easier with 
>ImageMagick.  Try something like this:
>for image in *.jpg
>convert -quality 50 $image loqual_$image
>Read man convert for all the details.
>There may be cases where it makes sense to use the GIMP in batch 
>mode, but they are few and far between, and I don't think you 
>have one of them here.

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