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Extract images from unknown filetype called .gfx

I have this unknown filetype called .gfx (used in a computer game called Zezenia) which I'm pretty certain contain uncompressed flat images (possible .bmp or .png) but I'm not sure how to extract, ...
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Scale EPS and Change DPI Using Ghostscript

I have a few EPS files that have an arbitrary size dimension (x/y) but are all 72 DPI. I need to convert them to 600 DPI as well as scale the width to 3.25 inches. I don't care what the height is, ...
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Which older DTP software has exported these bitmaps? [closed]

There's a lot of such full-page bitmaps (sample 1, sample 2) floating around the data-entry market. Apparently the software that generated these can export the bitmaps, but not the text, requiring ...
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graphic error on console

I have Linux on an embedded system. There is no graphic system, but I still have graphic errors. For example, if I type: ifconfig eth2 hw ether 00:0e:8c:d0:59:d2 I see: ifconfig eth2 hw ...
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How to disable OpenGL threaded optimization on Mac OS X?

How can I do the equivalent of this on my 2009 Mac Mini (Mac OS X Lion):
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How do I run games from my onboard graphics even though I have a discrete graphics card connected?

I have an i5 2500K with Intel HD3000 onboard graphics, and I have a (really bad) ATI Radeon HD2400 card also plugged in, purely to run an extra monitor from. How can I ensure that when I play a ...
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Vector graphics formats: SVG , EPS or PDF [closed]

How does the vector graphics formats svg , eps and pdf compare against each other(Quality, filesize etc)? If I can generate(eg matplotlib) plot in any of the above formats, which format should I ...
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Viewing Postscript (or PDF) on OS X: Aliasing issues

I am generating postscript graphics and am trying to find a balance between non-aliasing and over-aliasing. If I use the raw ghostscript viewer gs on the Postscript, it looks good. The text appears ...
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Tool to create unscaled call-out from a thumbnail image?

I'm creating an online tutorial for some software and need to include screenshots. In particular, I want to highlight the position and appearance of a given control in a large screen. Given that I ...
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Resolution Independence on OSes?

I know this isn't really a question, but has there been any recent advancements or news about Resolution Independence in any of the major OSes? (Windows / Mac / Linux) I'm quite interested in the ...
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Adding more than 2 sticks of RAM prevents booting

I've got four DIMM slots in my motherboard (MSI MS-7236 Version 2.2, 945P Neo3). As I understand it the board supports up to 4GB, I've been running it with 2x1GB. I've tried adding 2x1GB more RAM ...
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Is there a light weight version of Adobe Illustrator or something similar?

I am a developer but need to create some graphics! I have the Adobe Illustrator trial which is about to expire. Is there any other application which is less expensive and have the same features as ...
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Graphical editor with only one important feature - crop [closed]

99% of my Gimp starts is a open the image do the restangular selection crop image to selection save Gimp start slowly, ask 100 questions about "Am I sure" for each step, thats way i want some ...
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How to Increase the quality of the Images on Illustrator

I work with Adobe Illustrator creative suite 3. I want to know how can one really Increase the quality of the Image's / graphics? because the thing Is,whenever I view the Image or the graphic In ...
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Disable/hide graphic/interface elements of a web site

Is there a way, for instance a Firefox/Chrome plugin, to hide, or even better 'disable' any graphic/design of a website in order to have a simplified, only 'plain text' version of it? This could be ...
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What software created this graph?

Can anyone recognize what software could have been used to create a graph like this? I'm looking for something that could produce the same type of arrows.
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How to I reproduce Web Arial? - Photoshop

I'm designing web page elements in Photoshop at the moment, but... Arial text in Photoshop looks nothing like the one displayed in web pages. Anything I can do about it?
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Is it normal for a Graphics card to operate in 90 degree temperature?

Is it quite normal that GPU operates under 90+ degrees? I have two boxes which has nVidia Quadro 580 and 4000. The first heats up to 60 degrees but Quadro 4000 goes like 70-90 degree. Is this quite ...
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OpenCL on ATI Radeon HD 4650

From some time I have had an Radeon HD 4650 AGP graphic card. I wanted to start mining on my GPU, as it brings more BTC, but miners are not able to find my card. I've checked it with GPU Caps ...
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Playing back HD videos will stutter on PC

I'm using a Canon 600D to shoot HD video at full frames. When i playback on my PC using VLC the video is just about unwatchable - It stutters, lags and the audio is out of sync. However when playing ...
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“Scan line” tearing effect on my laptop monitor?

I have a Nvidia 130M graphics card, on an Acer Aspire 5739G model laptop. When I play games, any games, every few seconds there is somewhat of a "scan line" tear that's horizontal and runs from the ...
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Any software transforming broken lines into curves? [closed]

do you know of any software that would help me transform a broken line into a curved line? For example, I have an octagon or a heptagon and I want it to be transformed into something resembling a ...
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Increase Game Speed when Recording

First of all, here are the specs of my pc. Intel Dual Core CPU 2.68 GHz with 64 bit architecture 4 GB DDR3 ram with two 2 GB cards NVIDIA GeForce 210 SILENT 1GB DDR3 Graphics Card Windows 8 Pro 32 ...
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Corrupt graphics during Windows 8 installation

So, I've prepared flash drive with Windows 8 Pro x64, booted from it (HDD was completely clean) and seeing something like this: Proceeding with installation this way, after first reboot display ...
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Why do fractals get pixelated when I zoom in too close? [closed]

Currently I am using XaoS to view fractals. However, when zoomed in too much, it gets pixelized and I can't zoom in any more. How can I use this program, or some other program, in a way which ...
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What is the benefit of adding a second graphics card to this configuration?

In a modern fairly powerful system (i.e. i7, lots of power, lots of ram, fast HDD etc) what are the benefits of running two identical graphics cards (i.e. the GTX560) vs running one graphics card? I ...
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Is it safe to have NVidia graphics always on on a Linux laptop, or do I risk overheating?

I'm getting a Lenovo T520 with two graphics cards: Integrated Intel HD 3000 Discrete NVidia NVS 4200M In BIOS, I can adjust which card(s) to use: Integrated only Discrete only Both (NVidia ...
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Open A New Document With A Layer In Photoshop?

I have technically designed a website in Adobe Photoshop and would like to be able to make new documents in Photoshop using the layers. I do know that you can copy and paste images from the web, ...
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rescale PDF files

I have a bunch of PDF files that I have been using to make PNG files, with a width of 320 pixels. The way I have been doing this is by creating the PDFs in LaTex with a width of 4.44444 inches, then ...
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Creating dynamic map graphs

I need a software (or softwares) to achieve the following. I'm not sure if it could be done, but I'd like to hear the suggestions from super users. The data I want to use for graphing purposes ...
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Browsers on my laptop demonstrate strange behaviour

I work for a web software company and in recent months my laptop has begun demonstrating some strange behaviour on certain websites that none of my colleagues are able to replicate. It seemed to come ...
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Auto vs Onboard/Card Dell Desktop

What is the difference between auto and onboard/card on the dell optiplex 960? The description is very lacking. As the name suggests for auto, if I do not have a video card inside, it will still use ...
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Set graphic card to extremly low resolution

I want to make big LED matrix display with low resolution. This display will have probably resolution of 32x32 and will be connected directly to DVI output of graphic card. The only trouble I have is ...
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Black bar down right hand side of IE9

Slightly weird one this. Dell Vostro 3550, Windows 7. IE 9 renders with a black strip down the right hand side. To work the scroll bar, you have to aim the mouse at where the scroll bar SHOULD be, ...
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How can I find which of the extensions of OpenGL that differ from two machines is missing on the second machine?

I know this question may sound a little bit silly but I'd like to know if there is a way to do what I pretend without "Brute forcing". I am developing a quit big application that uses some OpenGL ...
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My taskbar doesn't slide down and up

I have been using windows 7 for some time, and I noticed that my toolbar (which I have hidden) have been acting a little bit weird. Normally, when I hover my cursor over it, it gently and smoothly ...
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Does subpixel rendering require low-level access to hardware?

Does subpixel rendering, like with Microsoft's Clear Type, require some sort of low-level access to the monitor hardware? It's not clear to me how these "subpixels" are activated. If it does require ...
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Which application to draw symbols?

I have little graphics experience, and need to build symbols that look like this: ie. a main rectangle with little circles that can be either filled with a single color or split in 1-4 colors. ...
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Intel Graphics Drivers - Hue issues?

I'm running Windows XP SP3. The embedded graphics controller is the Intel GM45 Chipset / Mobile Intel 4 Series Express. The OEM drivers (it's a Dell Inspiron 1545 laptop) are provided only up to ...
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Raytracing with ultra violet/infra red

Is there a raytracer which can render images with more than the visible colors? I'm especially interested in ultraviolet and infrared but support for the full frequency spectrum would be nice, too.
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How can I make a photo black and white in Adobe Photoshop?

How can I make a photo black and white in Adobe Photoshop? I have made the changes in the layers but when I save the image, it saves it in color, not black.
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Is there a desktop application for managing vector/image files and other graphics?

I have a huge and growing graphics file collection, which I store in the folders. I wonder if there is a special tool for designers to tag and search these images. Editing is not necessary.. For ...
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What is indirect rendering?

What is indirect rendering and what sort of implications does it have on graphics performance? Also, is it a Linux-specific term or can it be used in the context of other operating systems?
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What tools are available to create videos from pngs?

I have multiple series of images that I want to transform into video. The images and series have the following characteristics: .PNG format. Video format not important, so long as it is popularly ...
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Inkscape: how to connect several lines and arcs into one continuous path?

I have a SVG document that is made of several lines and arcs that should form a continuous outline of some figure. How can I join all of those pieces into one path?
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Problems using Mesa demos

I successfully installed Mesa with "yum install Mesa*" and downloaded MesaDemos-7.8.tar.gz archive. Now I try follow instructions from "Mesa3d.org -> Download / Insall -> Compiling and Installing ...
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How can I create an MNG file out of PNGs?

I am really struggling to find compatible software that will allow me to animate PNG files. The GIMP plugin crashes my GIMP. Nothing else supports it. Is there any way I can easily put together the ...
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Simulate 1600x900 resolution in 1920x1080 monitors

In our company we have some 1920x1080 monitors. Those PCs are running Windows 7 and built in graphics card (Intel HD graphics). For our client requirement, we need to test certain feature of a ...
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Windows 8.1 folder content thumbnail glitch

I have recently upgraded to Windows 8.1 (Preview then RTM with full format) and there's this annoying graphical issue where it messes up the folder content preview thumbnails. This can't be an ...
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How to fix Acrobat X text blurry text when using 2D graphics acceleration?

When I enable 2D graphics acceleration in Acrobat, the text becomes abnormally blurry. I have an excellent graphics card with the newest drivers, so I dont think those are the problem. How do I fix ...