Automatically scaling and cropping images can save you tons of time when you are uploading images to your site. The problem is that, by default, Drupal gives you very limited control over what to crop:
By now we have all (hopefully) heard the Drupal mantra "Don't hack core!" Usually this statement is followed by a quip about killing kittens and then a long (and necessary) diatribe about how hacking core makes it more difficult to maintain your s
I used to apply patches from drupal.org by goeing to the issue page where the patch has been posted, downloading the patch to my desktop (or wherever) and then applying it using git apply /path/to/file.patch.