I had been using Internet Explorer with absolutely no problems sending and receiving images via Gmail.
However, my Internet Explorer became infected with malware and I quit using it. I used Google Chrome instead which was free of the malware. I had been using Google Chrome to access my emails when strange things started to happen.
I receive a lot of images of Maltese rescue dogs in JPEG from various Maltese Rescue Volunteers across the nation and it is my job to edit and improve these images so we can post them on Petfinder.com.
One foster edited her images in Picasa and when she sent them to me and I opened them in Google Chrome in Gmail, they were only around 3/4" x 1" in size. I thought that the Picasa was the problem until, I received some images from another volunteer who had edited the images in Photoshop Elements. When I opened these images, they were also only around 3/4" x 1" in size. This was driving me crazy. I sent myself some JPEG images which I had saved using Photoshop CS6 in JPEG to 8" x 10" in size at 100 pixels per inch. The darn things also opened to right around 3/4" x 1".
Then to troubleshoot the problem, I opened Gmail using Mozilla Firefox and opened the images from the the two volunteers. I also have Mozilla Firefox which is free of the malware that was infecting my Internet Explorer. When I selected "download images", a window opened to ask me what program I wanted to use to open the images. I selected my Photoshop CS6 and the darn things opened to 4" x 6". I sent my 8" x 10" images via Gmail through Mozilla Firefox and they opened to 8" x 10".
I don't know what had happens in Google Chrome but, I am glad that I can avoid the problem by using Mozilla Firefox! But, does anyone know what might have happened to he images using Google Chrome?