9 votes Vote

To use a different scale. Could this be possible?

At the moment you can only add whole pictures - 1 picture for 1 unit. It would be great if you could have a scale like 1 picture for two units, or 1 picture to represent 10 units. Also, if the scale is 1 picture = 2 units, could you have half a picture?

James , 06.11.2011, 17:05
Response from the site administrator
johnyma22, 13.03.2012
This is due to an issue with old versions of IE not supporting the background-size property. Please use Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome or any non IE less than version 9 browser to resolve this. This is fixed in the latest Internet Explorer. It is due to Microsoft's poor historical work on IE and their desire for you to pay them to upgrade your OS to get their latest browser. Microsoft gonna be Microsoft...
Idea status: completed


johnyma22, 06.11.2011, 17:09
What is the use case for this? Can you show me some examples of what you mean? I think I understand but I'm not sure why it's required?
James, 06.11.2011, 17:16
The Year Four numeracy framework (albeit a bit out of date now, but still a useful guide) says that in Year Four children should, "Make a pictogram, where the symbol represents several units."
johnyma22, 06.11.2011, 17:24
I guess I could make it so that if you click on a unit it cycles through different sizes, will put that on now.
johnyma22, 06.11.2011, 17:42
Give that a go
James, 06.11.2011, 17:50
I'm probably missing something but I can't see the change, sorry.
johnyma22, 06.11.2011, 17:51
Click on the main image, I will make it more obvious. You might need to refresh the page.
James, 06.11.2011, 20:14
Got it. Brilliant, thanks!
jez oldfield, 02.03.2012, 11:38
for KS1 we would like to have one picture for one unit - it if there are 5 children like football it would have 5 footballs - NOT have it go up to the 5th line on the graph.

is that possible?


johnyma22, 02.03.2012, 13:26
That is how it behaves, could you please send me a screen shot of it not showing 5 footballs for 5 votes?
Jez Oldfield, 13.03.2012, 09:38
not for me, what am i doing wrong?

johnyma22, 13.03.2012, 14:27
Ah nuts, that's because IE < 9 doesn't support the background-size property.

Your fix = Use Mozilla firefox or Google Chrome instead of Internet Explorer to have a much richer internet experience.
My fix = Rewrite a bunch of code.

We are aware of this bug actually, I should of thought it was this before. Apologies!

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