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How can I make alternate pixels transparent in a .png file?

I have a .png file I would like to display on Google Maps as a semi-transparent overlay. In order to do this, I would like to make approximately every other pixel in the .png file transparent. (The ...
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Windows Experience Index memory subscore goes up with added graphics card

After installing a nvidia graphics card in a pcie slot, the memory subscore jumps from 5.9 to 6.7. Could this have to do with my previous integrated graphics using some memory. I have 4 gb of ram dual ...
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Running one montor on i7 graphics and 1 on discrete graphics

I have a Gigabyte Z77X-UD5H with an i7 and a nvidia gtx 670. Is there anyway to have the i7's graphics run one monitor and the 670 run another?
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Microsoft Word equivalent of CSS “clear” property?

The clear property in CSS can be used to ensure that a new paragraph begins after (below) a floating image. Is there a way to do this in Microsoft Word 2010? (I'm able to position a graphic to the ...
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Just added new graphics card, now no video output at all

So I just got a new graphics card, Palit Nvidia GT630 to be exact. Just put it into my computer. Booted it up. No graphics, doesn't even flash up BIOS. So I put my old graphics card back in, doesn't ...
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Setting an image's size (in pixels) so that it won't have to be stretched or resized to fit the paper's width when printing

I'm scanning documents of different sizes and am trying to crop them in such a way that they will fit in a Letter size paper when printed (without stretching a small image, or resizing a larger image ...
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Alternative to intel control panel with greater brightness range?

My intel control panel does ony allow to set the brightness to minimally 40. Are there other tools around that allow a broader setting range. I am using windows 7 and a sony vaio 64-bit box. Bye ...
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Is there a tool I can use for editing css image sprites?

Is there something I can use to divide an image sprite up into individual images, combine images into the composite, etc? The tool doesn't have to do editing itself. Ideally a plugin for Paint.NET, ...
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Bad graphics card or new power supply needed?

I've just bought a Radeon HD6870 but when I install it my machine doesn't even POST. I had to get a PCI-E power connector adaptor (2xHDD sockets to PCI-E 6-pin plug) as my 500W power supply only had ...
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Switch ubuntu graphics driver

I had an install of ubuntu on an old hard drive in a computer with a nvidia graphics chipset in it. I just moved the drive to a new computer with an amd card, and I am having troubles switching over. ...
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Graphics driver, muted whites and colors

Upgraded Windows 7 graphics driver (out-of-the-box driver worked great except it had no OpenGL support). Now that I've got the newer driver (Intel) installed, everything looks muted. Whites are not ...
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GPU - Graphics Card with 2 DVI Outputs or 1 DVI Output and use a splitter

As the title says, I'm looking for a new computer and am trying to compare graphics cards. I see some of them have 2 DVI outputs on the card and I was wondering if there way any advantage of using ...
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Word 2007: Annotate picture with numbers?

I would like to annotate a bitmap picture with numbers. The numbers should simply be in the middle of circles with a solid white fill and a black border: ➀, ➁, ... Probably the numbers are only from 1 ...
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MATLAB colorbar labels cut off in printing with large images

I'm using false-color visualizations for some HDR images in MATLAB, but with large images I find that the colorbar labels get cut off. In the MWE below, colorbar labels (and I think some of the ...
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How to join multiple images into one preview

I have hundreds of vector clip art sets (EPS and AI) with JPEG previews for each vector image and I need to create nice preview image for each set (preview image must contain all jpeg previews of one ...
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How to change the mouse cursor position within a brush in Paint Shop Pro 9?

Normally the cursor position in Paint Shop Pro 9 is in the very centre of a brush. Is it possible to move the cursor position to one side of the brush, or even to an arbitrary position outside the ...
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Photoshop is adding a border

For some reason, Photoshop seems to be adding a white border around my image. It's lighter than the background and stands out when viewing the created page. This is happening with two images, using 8 ...
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Vertically scaling part of an image using Photoshop/Fireworks

This is an image of a blackboard: I would like to reduce its height while its width, and all its four wooden borders (top, bottom, left, right) should stay unchanged. Could anyone kindly suggest ...
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Transforming multiple filled shapes into transparent outlines in Photoshop

I'm trying to create a filled plus sign and an empty transparent plus sign in Photoshop. I've been able to create the filled sign with ease, by creating a green vertical rectangle, duplicating it, and ...
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How can I set a minimum thumbnail size with ImageMagick?

I'm trying to create thumbnails of JPG photos using ImageMagick's convert tool. The thumbnails need to have a defined size (210x159), no blank areas, and the image can be cropped if necessary. ...
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software creating top view maps

Please suggest a good software that lets you create top view maps like this: I know photoshop and illustrator. But It would make my life easier if there are software that already does this. If I ...
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second monitor causes graphics suttering

I'm running HP Probook 450 with Windows 8.1 - 64bit. When I connect a second monitor (Philips 234cl) to the HDMI port, the laptop monitor stutters every 15 seconds or so. The newly connected monitor ...
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What is the specification for GPU ROMs?

So, graphics cards have a ROM that you can export in GPU-Z (GPU-Z: An example of an application that will perform this task). Is it at all possible to find out what the specification is for a GPU ROM? ...
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Ubuntu login screen doesn't show up after installing postgresql

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my new machine and everything works fine. However, when I install postgresql and shut down the computer, when I log back in, there's no graphical login screen. The ...
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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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Single N560GTX-Ti-Twin-Frozr-II with 3 monitors?

With a single N560GTX-Ti-Twin-Frozr-II card, can I output to three monitors? and if so, how? I am currently getting this when I attempt to enable all three monitors:
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“Show window contents while dragging” keeps getting disabled

On my Windows 7 Enterprise x64 machine at work, "Show window contents while dragging" regularly gets disabled. I currently have Visual Effects set to "Adjust for best appearance", still, every now ...
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Setting up a 3rd monitor to a PC Dual monitor

My boss has a Dell desktop dual monitor 2007FP connected by VGA but both have DVI. He wants to get a third monitor placed on his treadmill to connect all three. I've spoken to Samsung and Dell and ...
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checking for NVRAM because of new installed graphics card

I installed new msi graphics card on my computer (motherboard has its own graphics card integrated). when I connect the monitor to the new graphics card it shows NO SIGNAL, but when I connect it with ...
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Laptop boots to white grey lines; BIOS doesn't display properly but can boot [closed]

Hardware specs: ACER 5742G (Core i3 380m, optimus with Nvidia GT540M) Replaced primary HDD with Samsung 256GB 830 SSD Replaced CD drive with primary HDD (WD Scorpion Blue, 640GB) Lspci output ...
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Thinkpad T530 with Intel HD 4000 and Nvidia NVS 5400M Gamma adjust not working

Some process seems to have a deathgrip on my laptop's color settings, specifically the gamma adjust. I'm trying to adjust the gamma on my laptop because my outboard monitor is too dark for my taste, ...
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Graphics-related “Slow motion” in Windows 7 64-bit OS, Persistant [Resolved]

What seems to be a DirectX problem in Windows popped up a few hours ago after a blue screen that was too fast to read the error code from. Its effect is that minimizing/loading windows are now slow. ...
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5 minute entire computer “Glitch-Buzz”

Approximately four days ago, I was rearranging my monitor setup in order to use one monitor for my new mini-pc. The steps that I took, while the computer was powered on - yes, I know, major ID10T ...
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How can I see the current bandwidth use of the dedicated graphics memory?

Can I calculate it using the values I see on gpu-z? can it actually be calculated or monitored?
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How can I disable the NVIDIA Optimus chip?

To this question, it may sound like there are a lot of confliction with this question already, well... let me explain first: Ubuntu 11.04 - disable NVIDIA graphics card -- To this, I am using Arch ...
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Windows 8 screen glitches after upgrading NVIDIA GPU

In the beginning, I had a NVIDIA 9600GT graphics card, and Windows 8 was smoothly running on it. Then, I bought a GTX 650 Ti, and inserted it into my computer instead of the 9600gt. When I booted up ...
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Graphics card failing - black screen w/ sound

I recently had to do a warranty return on a Gigabyte video card, and they have sent me a replacement. I've installed the replacement, done a complete re-install of Windows 7 x64, installed the latest ...
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Grey screen of death?

I built my computer in July of this year and have had no problems with it until about a month ago. Generally I leave my pc on overnight. (It goes to "sleep"). But sometimes I'll wake up in the morning ...
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OpenGL on Linux, Accumulation Buffer doesn't do anything

I have an OpenGL graphics project, a particle system to be exact, and I'm using such effects like an accumulation buffer implemented motion blur, and also using the standard smooth to anti-alias (I ...
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What image scaling/interpolation algorithm does OS X use? [closed]

All of Apple's software uses a distinctive image scaling algorithm built into the OS. Both OS X and iOS use it. It might seem like a silly question, but does anybody know what it's called and/or how ...
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Layer/Shape Effect Inheritance in Photoshop

Imagine you have lots of icon layers duplicated from same shape layers. Is there any technique for apply the same changes of shape/layer effect to duplicated layers at the same time with the original ...
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Intel HD 3000 driver update dropped windows 7 rating

I have HP dv6 i7 2670qm with HD 3000.Yesterday I installed updates for HD 3000 from Intel site after uninstalling previous drivers.After installing updated drivers I got message that the drivers are ...
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How can I batch-process (crop) these images?

I would like to know how to (as fast as possible) mass edit (means everything at once - around 100 images): What I want to do is remove both (upper and downer one) big black lines as well as remove ...
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Catalyst Control Center removal

I've recently tested a graphics card on a machine that required different drivers than my onboard integrated graphics, so I had catalyst control center installed. After I pulled out the graphics card ...
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Does Visio allow to plot a mathematical function?

Does Visio allow to plot a function such as y=(1/sin(x)). I am keen on being able to specify the function directly, rather than having to fiddle with some stencils dimensions. Is there a specific ...
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Graphic Drivers

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Beta on an Acer Aspire One ZG5 net book. Card: Mobile Intel(R) 945 Express Chip-set Family card I installed Ubuntu 11.04 last year, two days before the release of 11.10. ...
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How can I add a coloured, random, ragged brush stroke to a black and white graphic in Paint.net?

I have a black and white photo and I want to add a sweeping brush stroke wash in colour across it so that you can see the B&W information through the colour. A second possibility is to do a ...
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Change splash screen on GRUB 0.97

I'm running a Linux from SuseStudio. I would like to change the background image at the GRUB screen. menu.lst contains the line gfxmenu (hd0,0)/boot/message. When I strings the file, I see the line ...
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Linux: Display output only goes to one graphics card after it starts udev

I've got two graphics cards in a system, both of which have all of the monitors enabled up until it gets to :: Starting udevd... done. in the boot process. After it gets past there, the 2 monitors ...
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merging brightfield and fluorescence images in Photoshop

I have fluorescence images from a microscope -- they are in TIF format. I simply want to merge these together, I.e. overlay them. I have images in red, green and blue channels. My typical method of ...