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    Image search for large images?

    It was hard enough to find hi-res wallpaper before, but now both Google and Bing seem to have taken away my ability to specify the resolution of images to search. Now they only have options like "Small," "Large," "Wallpaper," etc., even in the advanced search.

    And their definitions of "Large" and "Wallpaper" are unhelpful when I have a 2880x1800 screen to fill.

    Anyone else notice these options missing? Any other way to search for hi-res images?
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    Quote Originally Posted by kuwisdelu View Post
    It was hard enough to find hi-res wallpaper before, but now both Google and Bing seem to have taken away my ability to specify the resolution of images to search. Now they only have options like "Small," "Large," "Wallpaper," etc., even in the advanced search.

    And their definitions of "Large" and "Wallpaper" are unhelpful when I have a 2880x1800 screen to fill.

    Anyone else notice these options missing? Any other way to search for hi-res images?
    I still have an 'exactly' option in GIS, so could search for exactly 2880x1800, or common resolutions in pro?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Charles Farley View Post
    Thanks, but I'm searching for particular kinds of images.

    ETA: Actually, none of those are hi-res enough anyway... They top out at 2560x1600.

    (Anything related to Evangelion 3.0 specifically... only thing I've found so far is this, which is visibly scanned from a poster or similar source, so not the prettiest as wallpaper.)

    Quote Originally Posted by Torgo View Post
    I still have an 'exactly' option in GIS, so could search for exactly 2880x1800, or common resolutions in pro?
    Why don't I still have the option??
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    Quote Originally Posted by kuwisdelu View Post
    Why don't I still have the option??
    Weird. Perhaps they're rolling out some kind of change? I'm using Chrome, too, so it's possible certain features only exist in that browser, or maybe there's some extension hiding it?

    EDIT: Any help?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Torgo View Post
    Weird. Perhaps they're rolling out some kind of change? I'm using Chrome, too, so it's possible certain features only exist in that browser, or maybe there's some extension hiding it?
    Just tried in Chrome. Same as in Safari. I got nothing.

    EDIT: Any help?
    Thanks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kuwisdelu View Post
    Thanks, but I'm searching for particular kinds of images.

    ETA: Actually, none of those are hi-res enough anyway... They top out at 2560x1600.
    Sorry . . yeah . . .I just realized that a little late . . . .

    I get this in my google search advaced settings . .

    http://support.google.com/images/bin...5176&ctx=topic
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    I'm in the US.

    Yup, when I go to google.co.uk or google.ca, I get the old options back.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kuwisdelu View Post
    I'm in the US.

    Yup, when I go to google.co.uk or google.ca, I get the old options back.

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    In google (chrome) you can add "size 2880x1800" to the "evangelion" to refine the search.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Williebee View Post
    In google (chrome) you can add "size 2880x1800" to the "evangelion" to refine the search.
    Doesn't work for me.
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    have you tried searching via duck duck go? (Just in case it is a filtering issue.)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Williebee View Post
    have you tried searching via duck duck go? (Just in case it is a filtering issue.)
    Doesn't seem to change anything.
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    (Using Google images)
    once you've searched for your image, add this to the end of the address and press enter:

    &tbs=islt:2mp,isz:ex,iszw:2880,iszh:1800

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    The old options now appear in my google image search.

    I checked the UK and Canada google sites, and they've changed, too. It seems they were changing the UI, but released it in the US before they'd added all the old options into it.
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