Pixel dimensions / file size

I am trying to publish a photo to a website with specific limits for pictures. How can I adjust pixel dimensions and file size using iphoto?

Hi wrigjef: Try this: iPhoto open, select the picture(s) you wish to work with, from the "File" menu, select Export. The resultant dialog box will give you several options for pixel dimension, file size etc. After files have been saved to the specified location they can be then up-loaded to the website.
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