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What is wrong with this attempt to crop an image with ImageMagick's convert utility?

I am trying to make a tool that will, in imitation of responsive design on the web, make iPhone / iPad wallpapers by taking the largest centered crop-to-device-dimensions it can, and programmatically ...
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Is there a path from OpenSCAD to WebGL?

tl;dr version, Does a software path exist to convert from openscad input to render on a website via webgl? What I'm trying to do is display OpenSCAD created designs uploaded via post on a LEMPy ...
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convert db to dbm of a wireless device

I bought a replacement wireless device. I want to compare it's stats with the old one. I'm not very familiar with measuring units. Old device showed 60dbm (I think negative value) as signal strength. ...
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inkscape not working from command prompt

I was looking at the answer to the question (converting EPS to PDF) where they suggested using Inkscape to convert EPS to PDF images. I need the exact same thing. Using the GUI, it works like a charm. ...
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inkscape from command prompt

I was looking at the answer to the question (converting EPS to PDF) where they suggested using Inkscape to convert EPS to PDF images. I need the exact same thing. Using the GUI, it works like a charm. ...
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Can I move 1U hardware into a tower chassis?

I wish to setup a home web server. I bought a 'Dell PowerEdge 1850 Server' but as it's in a 1U case, the fans are small, and make far to much noise (for home use). (like Concord taking off!) So I ...
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Convert a set of files of one type to another using its 'Export' facility

I have a set of files of type .pn2 (that is a Persian word document) in directory A. The files can be converted to Unicode type using an ‘Export’ facility in its ‘File’ menu. That is, when I open ...
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How can I automatically convert PowerPoint to PDF?

I need to convert .ppt/.pptx files to .pdf files (or images) through the command line using a 3rd party product. I'm using this for a Windows 2008 server and I can't use any GUI or website as this ...
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I've deleted some cells and cleared everything out and it keeps reverting back to DATE format

I've never changed formatting to date: I always keep it in General unless I need to make it different. Since my last Update, everything now changes to date when I either copy, paste, or when I ...
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DateTime to just Date

In LibreOffice, Calc under Linux, I have a table with DateTime values (eg. 2011-06-15T15:37:56+00:00). How shall I convert these values to just Date values (eg. 2011-06-15)? I suspect it is very ...
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Excel 2007 doesn't preserve asian characters when converting to csv [duplicate]

I am trying to save a spreadsheet as a CSV file. The file consists of korean characters, and the resulting csv has those characters literally converted to question marks (0x3F). I am running on an ...
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Inserting jpeg letterhead layout into a word document - Windows 8

I have been provided with a .jpeg of a letterhead layout by my graphic designer who operates in Mac - I need to convert this to a Word document without losing the integrity of the logo. By simply ...
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Is there a CLI-only package to convert MS Office files to PDF?

Is there a command-line interface only package to convert Microsoft Office files to PDF? Specifically, I need to be able to export doc/docx (Word), ppt/pptx (PowerPoint), xls/xlsx (Excel), and ...
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Batch conversion of smartboard notebook files

Is there any way, how to convert SMART *.notebook (file format to create presentations for Smartboard) to PDF in a batch? I have about thousand of such files to convert to pdf and the software ...
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How to convert A4 size postscript to pdf in Linux

I am trying to convert A4-sized PS documents to PDF. I am using PS2PDF, but it clips off the right side of the (landscape) page. Some googling has revealed that ps2pdf always crops to letter-sized ...
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How do I convert a word document to Daisy Format

I have been looking at getting a daisy converted but all I can see is going to cost me over a grand. Do you know of any way that I can do it cheaper than that?
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Converting a file into a music file?

Are there any programs or tricks to converting any file, say a text file or a picture, into a music file like MP3 or WMA? To be clear, I'm not looking for text-to-speech, I mean literally use the ...
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Get Delay of Each Frame In A GIF

I'd like to get the delay of each frame in a GIF. I plan to turn it into an MP4 file. How do I convert an animated GIF to a YouTube friendly video format? In the second answer, it explains how with ...
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Method to convert Zipcodes to Addresses

At my mother's workplace, she often accesses the database and pulls out numbers in order to form reports. From selecting data Oracle to outputting reports in Excel format, she has come across this ...
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How much data storage capacity will be lost converting from FAT32 to NTFS?

I want to convert my 1TB (931GB) and 2TB (1.81TB) external hard drives from FAT32 to NTFS file system to support larger files. I've done some research on how to do it but before I decide if I should ...
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PDF file opened with LibreOffice, now conversion to Word needed

Of all the software I ever tried to handle PDF files, I found LibreOffice by far the best (at least for the files tested). The number of codes when importing the odg file into DVX2 (this is a CAT ...
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How to convert several files of one type (e.g. wav to mp3) using VLC or Audacity at a single blow?

I have 10 wav-Files. I want to convert all of them into mp3-Files. I managed to to this for one single file (as described in How to convert media using VLC?), but I don't want to do this for every ...
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Convert single PNG image into single PDF

I need a method to convert single images (specifically PNG format) into PDF's that are automatically re-sized to fit that single image (and not remain the default 8.5x11" letter size). I could do this ...
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Want to convert PDF files to XLS and then bring those XLS to a particular format

Have some 1000+ PDF files. Want to convert those files to XLS and then bring those XLS files to a format which can be used to export XLS data to either existing or new MySQL tables. Can this be ...
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automated conversion of xlsx to txt file

I need a way to automate a process where I would get a xlsx file in a folder and have it automatically converted into a tab delminited file (txt) file.What would be the best way to go about doing ...
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How do I convert many text files from <some_encoding> to utf8-no-bom?

I'm looking to convert lots of text files (40+) from ISO-Latin-1 to UTF8-no-bom. How can I accomplish this?
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Multiple File Conversion with VLC media Player

I have to convert a number of video files to audio format but its very painful and time consuming to convert them one by one. Is there a way to convert them in a batch with VLC player?
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How to convert a power point pdf to a pdf that is easy to read on kindle?

I have several power point presentations as pdfs. I would like to read them on the original kindle in landscape format. When I read the original on the kindle then a single slide won't fit on the ...
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How can I convert HTML to pdf?

I want to read and annotate internet articles like books on my iPad so I would like to convert HTML to PDF. Is there a way of doing this that preserves every font as is can make PDF out of selection ...
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The G2M4 codec of Go to meeting?

I have some wmv files which use the G2M4 codec. They were created by go to meeting. Only windows media player can play these files. I want to remove this codec (is that even possible?) or convert it ...
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movie conversion program that preserves embedded subtitles in .mkv files

I am looking for a movie conversion program to convert mkv movies with embedded subtitles to be put on iOS devices. While there are various tools readily available such as Free Studio, etc, these ...
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Pixel-to-pixel conversion of .docx file to PDF

I am looking for some type of DOCX to PDF converter that can be used through the command line. I don't need any of the functionality of the original .docx to be preserved. I basically just want a ...
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Avconv Can not resample 6 channels

I'm getting a message, that it cannot resample 6 channels into 2 channel audio. This is the command i'm using to convert into h.264+aac: avconv -i ...
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Is there a single catch-all-features tracked music format?

I have an archive of old(ish) tracked music in various formats - .mod, .s3m, .it and Commodore 64 .sid files. Is there a single, well-supported, tracked music format with a super-set of the features ...
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Does it make sense converting a file to a higher audio bitrate?

When a certain file (mp4, flv, etc) has a 95 kbps audio bitrate - does it make sense outputing to a higher bitrate when converting to mp3 or other format (be it lossy or not)? Would this result in ...
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extracting mp3 audio from mp4: audio longer than video?

I have an mp4 video that has no audio/video sync issue. I tried to extract audio to an mp3 file, following the suggestion in this thread: Extracting audio from MP4 video into MP3 ffmpeg -i ...
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Convert word to djvu file format? [duplicate]

I want to convert word documents to djvu format, but I can't find any software that can do that. Can someone recommend to me a online converter od some software that can do that? I really need this ...
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How can I turn a multi-page .TIF file into a PDF? [duplicate]

I have a GIGANTIC .TIF file. I scanned in a book a few days ago and I accidentally scanned it as a multi-page .TIF. I really want to turn it into a more accessible .PDF file. Do you have any idea ...
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Allow multiple instances of Handbrake

Is it possible to run multiple instances of Handbrake on Windows 7 (video encoding application)? I have a 32 thread system and I think it would be more efficient to encode 2-3 movies at the same ...
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How to convert a lengthy Word document to a single image?

In my Microsoft Word 2007 document there is a text format board. I want to convert this document to an image but can't take a screenshot of the entire file due to its length. How do I accomplish this? ...
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Is there any way to convert 16bit DOS app to 32bit?

Is there any way to convert a 16bit DOS app to a 32bit app so that I'm not constrained by the 16383 limit? Or maybe there is a way of running a 16bit app as a 32bit app without converting it? I don't ...
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Can't handle convmv

Description: Ubuntu 11.10 Release: 11.10 Codename: oneiric I have a lot of folders and files with ??? ???? ??.txt - like file names when I do $ sudo mount -t vfat /dev/sdb1 ...
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convert image at command line to console stream

I'm looking for something like ImageMagick's "convert" but that outputs to the console. The obvious answer is "create a temp file and cat that" but I'd prefer not to have to go to the trouble. Are ...
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How to convert .bok to .pdf file

Anyone have any idea how to convert a .bok file to .pdf? I'm clueless. I've tried googling it and have searched a great deal, but I've come up with nothing. The issue is that I can't even open the ...
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PNG file size is too big after converting from JPG

I try to convert a JPG file to PNG, but the size is still too big, about 7 MB. What's wrong? I used Microsoft Paint to convert it. The original file is only 500 KB in JPEG, yet the PNG file is 7 MB. ...
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How to convert GIF files to PNG or JPEG in OS X with command line?

I have 10k+ GIF files that I need to convert to PNG or JPEG preferably using command line so that I can automate it. I'm not worried about losing quality or transparency, just need to prepare files ...
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Convert Large HTML to DOC?

I am programmatically converting an existing HTML file that has been dynamically created to a MS Word document. I've ran into a situation where the MS Word Document object fails to process the HTML ...
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How do I convert (.gif to .png) this image to get the original view?

I am trying to convert this image, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Dijkstra_Animation.gif, to a series of .png files. This was pretty simple, I used the convert command in Linux, convert ...
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Convert 3D model to video [closed]

I am looking for a free software that I can run via command line under windows to convert a 3D model (stl, ply or 3ds file) into a video format like avi, mpeg or ogv. The object should rotate in the ...
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Transparency issues when converting png's to gif

I am using imagemagick's convert to take a set of PNG's and convert to GIF. The command I am using is convert -delay 10 -loop 0 *.png out.gif I like the results as there is little drop in visual ...