Resizing of PIL images

Peter Hansen peter at
Wed Dec 21 17:32:26 CET 2005

Tuvas wrote:
> I am seeking a way to resize a PIL image, even if the original is a
> smaller dimention than the new size. Resizing seems to only make an
> image smaller, and not larger. I have a 700x700 sized picture,
> sometimes that will display an image larger and other times smaller. Is
> there an easy way to do this, a command that I am missing from the
> library? Thanks!

See the docs on transform().  From the sounds of it, if resize() won't 
stretch something (it's own docs don't make that clear), then 
transform() with appropriate arguments will.


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