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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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Crop a range of images to the same size

I have a series of images I would like to crop by having a 'cropping rectangle' of fixed size, that I can position slightly differently on each image to be cropped. If I resized them, they would all ...
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Graphics controller or display screen?

I don't know where to ask this. Actually my Sony laptop (e-series) started having problems with the display. Most part of the display won't show properly. Bad colors. While starting the screen looks ...
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Is it possible to have a higher power GPU integrated into the motherboard?

This is an idea ive been pondering for a bit in my spare time, but i have no hardware engineering knowledge to know if this is just crazy or if its a possibility. Is it possible to integrate a high ...
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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 ...
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Averaging subsets of images with imagemagick, iteratively

I have a hundred images and I want to average them 5 at a time. The imagemagick command for the first 5 is: convert -background transparent %d.jpg[1-5] -average output1.jpg The imagemagick ...
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Can I see a large font size with a high resolution?

I'm using Macbook pro 15" and the resolution is 1680*1050. In this resolution, characters are too small for me. If I decrease the resolution to 1380*840, the character sizes are good for me. Instead, ...
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Kinect pictures come out broken/blotchy

I've been working on connecting my Xbox kinect to a windows 8 Asus computer, I have all the drivers installed, but when I start up a scanner, I get an image like this This happens with both skanect ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Can't start weston anymore

Since a few weeks I can't start Weston anymore on my Arch Linux machine. My Graphics card is: $ glxinfo | grep 'renderer string' OpenGL renderer string: Mesa DRI Intel(R) Ivybridge Mobile And my ...
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Can someone explain what “video acceleration” is?

Basically, a user came to me complaining that when she opened a certain video file in VLC, she received an error saying: "Your video output acceleration driver does not support the required ...
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Screen capture appears black even after editing

I am having problems getting a screen capture. Even after I paste the picture into IrfanView, crop it, save it to file and reopen it, the problem is still there. It shows correctly in Irfanview, but ...
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Server-Mainboard - use iGPU instead of onboard Graphics for desktop virtualization

I'm assembling the hardware for a home server and have following question: At the moment, I've chosen the Asrock E3C226D2I as Mainboard. It has an onboard "Graphics Card" by Aspeed, AST2300, but only ...
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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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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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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 ...