Free Push-Pin transparent .gif images

Do you need a transparent .gif pushpin image?

Russ Imrie March 2012

Windows: right-click on a push-pin image and save it to use. Macintosh: control-click. Enjoy. These are 25 pixels wide and 34 high.

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A green pushpin

distant US Capitol dome

Russell Imrie is a Web Content Specialist, webmaster and an American Indian blogger living in the Washington DC area.

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5 responses to “Free Push-Pin transparent .gif images

  1. Hi Russ, it’s not sized in pixels, it is an svg file — essentially text programming, interpreted by the viewer or browser, that will scale crisply to whatever size you need. To make the little pushpin png visible on a 2560-pixels-wide screen it would have to be a huge file mass to download. This one is 644 bytes no matter what size it appears on the screen.

    Here’s a link to some information about the graphic type: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scalable_Vector_Graphics

    Beth

    • Hi Beth,
      Read this in wiki…”SVG drawings can be dynamic and interactive. Time-based modifications to the elements can be described in SMIL, or can be programmed in a scripting language (e.g. ECMAScript or JavaScript). The W3C explicitly recommends SMIL as the standard for animation in SVG.[8] However SMIL was deprecated in Google Chrome as of Aug 2015.[9]” – hmmmm does this mean animation is less applied now? As for creating SVG graphics, will photoshop do?
      Thanks
      Russell

  2. It’s a background image so the direct link for the file is http://seemedigital.com/images/svg/redpushpin2.svgz
    644 bytes and crisp even at large res — not bad — though it doesn’t have highlighting like yours

  3. Hi Russ, appreciate the use of your pushpin gif. :) Went responsive and wanted an svg so I made one– it’s here if you want to use it http://seemedigital.com/faqs.htm

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