Image uploads without flash
Setting a predefined image crop (width and height) was added to CMS Builder in version 3.06.
For one of the thumbnail options, you check the crop checkbox and the image will be cropped to the set width and height.
Then you can use the cropped image just like you would any other thumbnail.
Is this what you had in mind?
Damon Edis - interactivetools.com
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Yes, I aware of and have sites currently taking advantage of that cropping feature. It works beautifully and I'm very happy to have that.
The issue I run into often is with sites where various admins are posting photos that aren't cropped nicely to start. They'll upload a photo with way too much sky or background clutter. Without allowing them to select the area to crop, it's possible to "lose a head" (especially in a vertical shot) or crop out the focus of the image altogether if the cropping is dead center, as it is with the existing feature.
Allowing for the person uploading to choose the crop region would be ideal.