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How to work out bitmap for a hard drive in free allocation

Reading up on wiki on bitmap as a method hard drives use to find out sectors that are available to store data to or not. Examples are given showing the size of a bit map. with hard drive size and ...
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How to edit the Boot Graphics Resource Table / Edit windows 8 BOOT LOGO?

I want to edit the screen which is displayed when windows 8 (starts) loads (/loading). As for now it has the Toshiba logo, I want my custom logo or the windows default logo. I have found that UEFI ...
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Extract bitmaps from Win98 SOL.EXE

I installed Windows 98 in a Virtualbox with the games. Then I sent myself the game Solitaire (SOL.EXE). Now I have SOL.EXE on Windows 7 and it actually runs. But I just wanted to extract the bitmaps ...
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Send bitmap screen output directly to a file

The question Linux program for HTML/JS wallpaper got me thinking... is there a way to open an application so that the raster output which would otherwise be displayed on the screen is rendered as a ...
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Using BMP format for lossless/high quality?

I've heard bitmap (.bmp) is an uncompressed image format to store images. Does it mean that it can store images in high quality i.e. with no loss of quality in other words, lossless format? I'm ...
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inkscape: turning a bitmap png image into a svg object

I am using Inkscape to try and Trace a bitmap image into an svg object. I have used Trace Bitmap as explained here: http://superuser.com/a/79221/84604 But now I don't know how to separate the ...
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How do “file headers”, “bit maps” and “inodes” come into the picture when managing filesystems?

I'm a little confused on how these terms are thrown around in a book that I am reading. Are they all different terms that refer to the same concept, or are they slightly different implementations ...
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How to stretch an image in one dimension?

The title says much, but I'll explain in detail a little more. I need to stretch an image in one dimension only. That is, if the image is for example, 100x100 (Width x Height) I need it to be 100x104 ...
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How to test if a bitmap file has a transparent background?

I created a bitmap with transparent background but in the Windows Picture Viewer I see the white background and even if I reopen it in Photoshop CS3. how do I make sure the white colour in bitmap is ...
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Looking for “bitmap-vector” image editor [closed]

I used to use PhotoImpact which is no longer developed so I'm looking for a replacement. What made PhotoImpact great to me was the ability to work in both bitmap and vector modes. What I mean by ...
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Convert dwg file into a high resolution bitmap

I'm trying to convert an autocad drawing into a bitmap, that has better resolution than a simple screen capture.
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Save and restore multiple layers within a Photoshop action that flattens

I'm editing comic pages with layers - "background", "foreground", "lineart" and "over lineart". I have a Photoshop action that includes a Mode->Bitmap command, which requires the image to be ...
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Image Resizing by Slicing

A while ago I read an excellent treatise on resizing images without visible aspect distortion, using an intelligent slicing algorithm. I even found a Gimp plugin to do this, but I have completely ...
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How to convert poor quality bitmap image to vector?

I'm designing a website for a group which has lost the original digital image for their logo. The only file they have of it is a jpg which was embedded into a word document. The image has everything ...
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Convert color photos of documents to good black-and-white (bitonal) images?

Since I don't have a copier or scanner, I'm using an 8 megapixel camera to copy documents. This works pretty well except they need a lot of processing afterward. I'd like to get from a photo to a ...
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How can I identify fonts from an image?

Many times I come across bitmaps with nothing but text paragraphs, so I was looking for a way to identify the font used, the paragraph alignment, line spacing and color, bold, italics. Would an OCR ...