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Images can't be selected / won't resize

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In the Windows desktop, iOS, and web app versions of Evernote, I cannot select or resize images in my notes. In all 3 of those cases, images do not have the functionality referenced in this help article. Normally I copy images into my notes, but I also cannot manipulate images that I have upload from my computer or phone either. It's a real pain having images take up the whole screen when they're really intended to be only a small addition between lines of text. Seems like a glaring issue.

Is anyone else having problems selecting / resizing images?

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I see it working in the latest Evernote for Windows application (6.18.4.8489 (308489) Public (CE Build ce-62.3.7750)), as described in the linked article (though the resize handle is a square, not a circle):

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How to resize images

Resize images in Evernote for Mac

MAC AND WINDOWS

  1. Tap an image inside a note until you see a blue border around it. If you see a blue circular handle at the bottom-right corner of the border, the image can be resized.
  2. Select the circular handle and drag towards or away from center of the image to resize it. Images can only be as large as their original size or the width of the note, whichever is larger.

The article does seem to leave open a possibility that some images cannot be resized, but I don't know what the criteria would be. The fallback for me, in that case would be to right-click on the image and select "Open with" and select your favorite paint program, resize it there, and save it.

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Some of my notes have images that cannot be resized. Instead of being able to grab the corners I get a magnifying glass. Very inconsistent. Behavior. Also having lots of issues with images not being able to be edited and saved when opening externally in preview. It used to work fine. :-(

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10 hours ago, wahlink@hotmail.com said:

Some of my notes have images that cannot be resized. Instead of being able to grab the corners I get a magnifying glass.

What OS? Windows? Mac? etc.   In Windows, when I click on an image that's not also a link, I get a magnifying class with a '+' in it when hovering over the image, and a small blue resize marker at the lower right corner.  

What's the difference between the images that you can select/resize and the ones with the magnifying glass? E.g., did you copy/paste them in yourself or were they in a web page clipped by the web clipper?

10 hours ago, wahlink@hotmail.com said:

Also having lots of issues with images not being able to be edited and saved when opening externally in preview. It used to work fine. 😞

What kind of issues? What do you mean by "opening externally in preview"? If I can select it, then I can open it in an external image editor, make changes, and save it back.

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