Ability to resize images

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Ivo Sabev

13 Nov, 2016 03:23 PM

It would be lovely if we had handles that enable us to resize images, right now the get stretched to the full page width.


  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Danilo Bonardi on 14 Nov, 2016 09:47 AM

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    Hi Ivo,

    you can display images as thumbnails:


  2. 2 Posted by Ivo Sabev on 14 Nov, 2016 09:50 AM

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    That is cool, I didn't know about that. But I would still like to be able
    to specify the size myself. As I will want some images bigger and others


  3. 3 Posted by Anders on 29 Nov, 2016 06:49 AM

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  4. 4 Posted by Brandon Phillip... on 05 May, 2017 03:26 PM

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    Additionally, this feature would be helpful since the View > Show Images as Thumbnails option only affects how the image is displayed within Bear. When I export to PDF, for example, it uses the full-size images. It'd be nice to specify a size, even if it's manual (e.g. entering values).

  5. 5 Posted by Brad Giska on 14 Sep, 2017 03:37 PM

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    I second this feature request. I need the ability to quickly resize images and screenshots without having to use another program.

  6. 6 Posted by Pep on 11 Oct, 2017 11:05 PM

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    User should be in control of the image size right from the editor

  7. 7 Posted by Foo Bar on 25 Oct, 2017 04:57 PM

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    Thumbnail support is a good start but ability to resize images (like in Evernote) should be on the top of the priority list along with the reading mode.

  8. 8 Posted by Pavla on 07 Nov, 2017 08:07 PM

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    This would be definitely useful so one doesn’t need to fix the images in exported files (which is not always possible or easily done, like in pdf)

  9. 9 Posted by Charles on 11 Nov, 2017 07:05 PM

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    Yes, I would love to have this feature too. The current adjustments are too limited.

  10. 10 Posted by balazun8719 on 20 Nov, 2017 04:19 PM

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  11. 11 Posted by Rost on 26 Nov, 2017 10:59 PM

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    This is must have for me/

  12. 12 Posted by marcr on 24 Dec, 2017 12:09 AM

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  13. 13 Posted by MarkRJP on 06 Jan, 2018 09:22 AM

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    Danilo - this question has not had your usual quality response yet. Will a solution come in a future release?

    I’m currently evaluating bear (great product) and considering moving a lot of info from OneNote, but this is an important feature for me and it’s making me hesitate.

  14. 14 Posted by marcr on 06 Jan, 2018 09:23 AM

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    Dear sender,

    I am out of office and will be back at the office on Monday January 8th.

    For urgent requests, email [email blocked]

    Happy new year,


  15. Support Staff 15 Posted by Danilo Bonardi on 06 Jan, 2018 02:49 PM

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    @MarkRJP Thanks for the quality response thing but I'm afraid I don't have any on this subject :(

    The ability to resize the image itself is not challenging and make total sense, but make it work like the in the screenshot above is hard at the moment (especially on mobile), and we don't want to slow down the development of other core features. The introduction of tables may facilitate the development, but we are not there yet.


  16. 16 Posted by Mark Payne on 06 Jan, 2018 02:51 PM

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    I understand - and thank you for a good response.

    Do you have a priority features list, and if so would this be on that list?



  17. Support Staff 17 Posted by Danilo Bonardi on 08 Jan, 2018 03:14 PM

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    @Mark We don't have a real priority list because we think they can be misleading. We are working on 3 major features: Web, Tables and soon cryptography; Meanwhile other minor features are being developed and bugs corrected. The minor features are prioritized by choosing the more requested ones and/or the easiest to implement and test.

  18. 18 Posted by Mark Payne on 09 Jan, 2018 02:51 PM

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    Thanks for the reply - understood.

    You definitely need tables! I’ve got them all over the place in OneNote.

    I’d suggest as you prioritise you also focus on differentiating features - resizing images would be one which will get highlighted in reviews. Few other editors do it well. Either way, I understand where you’re coming from (I’m from an IT background as well).

    I’ll be subscribing in the next day or so. Time to start the painful process of migrating years of info from OneNote. How I wish they had as many export options as Bear :-(

    I’m always happy to be on the beta program but the way - if you have such a thing.



  19. 19 Posted by Kyle Darlow on 17 Jan, 2018 10:47 PM

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    I would also like to +1 for resizing images.
    Bear is a great app and cannot wait to see how it develops.

  20. 20 Posted by Adam Cope Artis... on 23 Jan, 2018 09:00 PM

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    Resizing images would allow to make good-looking PDFs. I need to annote my images as mini brochures in pdf. For note taking,thumbs are OK.
    Love the drawing tool! A really cuddly teddy bear that one.
    But. DO. Keep it Simple.

  21. 21 Posted by marcr on 23 Jan, 2018 09:01 PM

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    I am on business trip this week and will be back at the office on January 26th, expect delayed answers.

    For urgent requests, please email [email blocked]
    Best Regards,


  22. 22 Posted by Shayna on 24 Jan, 2018 04:31 AM

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    +1 for image resizing

  23. 23 Posted by Jason Goldsmith on 23 Feb, 2018 02:51 AM

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  24. 24 Posted by mat_rhein on 23 Feb, 2018 01:50 PM

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    +1 for image resizing, especially when coming from an MD background and being used to adjust this via the <width=300x> command.

  25. 25 Posted by Link on 04 Apr, 2018 03:37 PM

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    I want to live this app but the vast majority of the content I create includes uploaded jpegs and pngs  Sadly the inability to resize these file types effectively render the whole thing useless to me  I’m including a screenshot from inside the app and also from a pdf export... Booooo! Hopefully I’ll get an email when that feature is added..

  26. 26 Posted by Amrish on 15 Apr, 2018 10:37 PM

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    +2 for this feature

  27. 27 Posted by Lauren Dillard on 23 Apr, 2018 03:59 PM

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    I am all about no-frills markdown. But my documents look like cartoons when I export them because the images are so big.

  28. 28 Posted by Jeroen Wolff on 27 Jun, 2018 07:04 PM

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    +1 please add resize feature

  29. 29 Posted by matt on 16 Sep, 2018 09:38 AM

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    I need it too

  30. 30 Posted by Yuan on 19 Oct, 2018 08:17 AM

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    +1 please add resize feature

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