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How to draw pixel-perfect geometric shapes and patterns?

When designing user interfaces, games and other visual applications, very often you have to have an image with a well defined geometric pattern. Some examples: A placeholder image of given size with ...
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What is the difference between binary data of an image and the translated data that the GPU sends to the monitor?

I'm reading about GPU's, and they say that a CPU generally cannot perform the complex calcuations required to translate an image's binary data to create the actual image, but what does this mean ...
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HDMI out Image doesn't fill monitor

When I plug my PC into the TV via HDMI cable port the image doesn't fill the whole monitor. Specs: Intel HD graphics 4000 Windows 7 TV: Panasonic
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Animated GIF stops working after opening and saving in Photoshop

When I open this animated GIF image in Photoshop and save it as GIF it stops working (rotating). I see about 6 layers. Do I have to do something with those layers? I'm really not getting this. I ...
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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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Draw triangles in Paint.NET?

I downloaded the Polygon / Stars plug-in but it only let's you draw equilateral triangles. Is there a plug-in or method that let's you create any kind of triangle? I can't just use the line tool ...
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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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1answer
478 views

Panormaio images loading very slow in Google Earth

When I try to open a Panoramio image in Google Earth it takes about 20 seconds to load. Any idea why this could happen?
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How do I change the canvas size of a PNG with ImageMagick (GraphicsMagick)? (How to pad with transparency?)

Alternatively: How do I take a non-square PNG and "fill out" the "rest" of the image with transparency so that the resulting square image has the original image centered in the square? ULTIMATELY, ...
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Auto image enhance for Ubuntu

F-Spot had an "enhance" button that magically turns the image on the left into the image next to it (see below). It worked brilliantly for quite a range of images. Unfortunately it has problems, and ...
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1answer
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What is the best way to create a single PNG image containing multiple PNGs of the same size?

What is the best way to create a single PNG image that contains multiple PNGs of the same size, such as 32x32 and 64x64? I have a lot of images that I need to include in a single image so I can load ...
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1answer
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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 ...
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How do I create an image with “instructions” in it?

How do I create an image with "instructions" in it? Ok I want to be able to create images like these: I'm no graphics expert (and i've got no idea how i can achieve that effects in that page) ...
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Batch image resize: keep transparency, ratio and fill empty space

I have number of images with alpha layer, with different size and aspect ratio. I need to bring them to one size(say 150x150) with maximum possible dimensions keeping alpha and aspect ration. For ...
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Looking for temporal upsampling / motion interpolation software

I'm looking for something (prereably FOSS software) which can take an animation with N images as input, and which will output an animation with M frames, where M is in the range 2N to 5N or so. I ...
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1answer
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Turn off compression images inside of a PDF with Ghostscript?

Is it possible to turn off or lower the compression of images inside a PDF with Ghostscript when I convert to jpg? I currently use the following: gs \ -dNOPAUSE \ -q \ -dBATCH \ -dSAFER \ ...
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2answers
371 views

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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graphics files as source code containing a series of actions

This is pretty conjectural, so perhaps not an appropriate question. If you're of the opinion that I should instead be asking where to pose such a question, please feel free to redirect me. To my ...
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How can I create a screen shot with emphasis?

How can I create a screen shot like the above? I am using a Mac.
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Why are PNG-8 files mangled when opened in Photoshop?

Why are some 32 bit PNGs opened in Photoshop with Indexed Colors and no transparency? For instance, I grabbed a png icon file of the Stack Overflow logo at: ...
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1answer
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Auto Save-As PNG in Photoshop

I usually have to save my photoshop documents as PNG and on Mac you have to manually select "PNG" option from the dropdown manually using the mouse. I wonder if its possible somehow to create some ...
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1answer
127 views

Image Resizing by Slicing

I 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 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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1answer
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Can Photoshop extract similar content from two dissimilar images?

I have two fairly different image files, except for a single element in the photo. Is there a procedure that can be done in Photoshop (or any other app, for that matter) to extract a mask for that ...
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Good application to render or convert SVG files to other file formats [closed]

I need to render SVG files to other file formats (.png, for example.) What's a good application for performing that render or conversion? Specifically, I need an application that runs on Windows. ...