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How to display a picture and print pixel coordinates when I click?

When using ImageMagick or similar command line tools it can be useful to know coordinates of some points in the image. How to display an image (with panning and zooming) and print coordinates of ...
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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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How to make a fake DOC file containing only images

I want to convert a PDF file to a DOC/DOCX file. I do not want the fomatting of file be affected in this conversion. Is there any tool to put every page in the pdf file as image in a DOC file. So when ...
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Best settings to convert massive pdf hiking maps to images using ghostscript/imagemagick

I did convert all of the Te Araroa Hiking Maps from PDFs to JPEGs so far. The original maps are 16-64MB PDFs, which take forever to load on my Android Phone. I converted them using Ghostscript and ...
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Move database of Windows 7′s Import Pictures and Videos to new computer

I've been using Windows 7′s Import Pictures and Videos function to backup photos from two different phones for a few years. Now I have a new notebook and I would like to continue exactly where I left ...
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Are Theodore Gray's all images copyrighted? [closed]

The site http://periodictable.com/ has a lot of great images. Allmost all images excluding a few have 'Copyright © Theodore W. Gray' watermark on them. So the ones which don't have this watermark, Are ...
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How to mirror a filesystem structure but without any content

This is needed for backup purposes. Just the index of the entire fs structure. I can do such image with a FAR plugin. How can the same be achieved in the GNUverse? Mirroring means perfect copy, i.e. ...
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Converting JPG to BMP, then back to JPG without loss

Someone has converted a number of JPG's to BMP's, and then to PNG, under the assumption that it will "increase quality". Of course, it doesn't, as once you've introduced lossy compression you can ...
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Windows 8 and file association [duplicate]

It seems absurd but all my installed image viewers can't change file association in my new Windows 8. What I'm missing? EDIT: summary, It is not that I can't change file association in my new ...
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Excel VBA Chart.Export File size too big. How to resize the exported PNG file

I have recently taken over this process where I will need to manually copy a range from an excel spreadsheet asPicture, and paste it in a email body as bitmap. This is so that the recipients of the ...
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Exporting high quality PNG from LibreOffice Draw

I need to generate a PNG file of an image composed in LibreOffice Draw. When I export to PNG directly, the quality is almost perfect, but it's just slightly blurry. However, when I export directly ...
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Does OSX preview tool tag images with any kind of metadata or anything to identify the computer?

I have some images I want to post online which I am touching up with OSX preview app to resize them. I however dont want my compiuter information such as my name, IP address, location or anything to ...
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How do you make the Windows 8 Metro Photo Viewer open up faster?

I just installed Windows 8.1. Every time I try and open an image, the photo viewer metro app fills the screen for about a second before the image is displayed. Is there any way to make the app start ...
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file corruption Issue

I was taking pictures in a wedding and when I was trying to copy them to see them in my PC I had the horrible surprise that I wasn't able to view about 40% of them. First attempt was only a double ...
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Why are long images shrunk in Outlook?

Why is Outlook (2013), shrinking long images. These are basically infographics. Is there a way around this?
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email a web image with a single click/single keystroke? [closed]

Is there a Chrome extension or other tool that will allow me to email a web image to someone with a single click/single keystroke? I'm picturing something like this: In Chrome, I right-click on an ...
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How to generate images with fixed file size?

I want to generate images with fixed file size (not image size). I've tried some of the solutions here Batch "resize" JPEG images to a fixed file size, but files generated are fixed in size ...
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Compiling problems using image formats in LaTeX

I'm using TexMaker and facing the following problems when trying to use images in my document: When using an image in .jpg format, I can compile but not use LaTeX; When using an image in .eps ...
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Where to find / create an image / iso suitable for anonymous browsing in a VM

I'm looking for (as close as I can get) to a KVM or Virtualbox compatible system image I can run which will give me a basic desktop - by basic I mean contains only the minimal requirements for a web ...
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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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Adding Border to the image using FFmpeg

I wish to add a border to the single strip of images, using FFMPEG. I have been trying to search this thing on google, I tried this command ffmpeg -i input.jpg -vf "draw box= : x=50 : y=10 : w=104 : ...
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Using imagemagick or gifsicle to output GIF with specific filesize?

I have been following this online guide to convert a small video clip into image frames, then combine them together into a single animated GIF. The problem I'm having is that each GIF tends to be ...
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Display .pgm image file on apache webserver

I have a .pgm image file that I'd like to display on my apache webserver. Right now when I try to display it, it fails. Is there a way to configure apache so that I can display it successfully on a ...
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What causes this graphical glitch in my web browser?

This glitch seems to randomly show up in my web browsers.
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Automated resizing and printing of files using a dynamic template

I work for a company that prints large volumes of images daily. I would like to automate this process as much as possible. In fact, I would like to automate it completely. Here are the steps that go ...
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Getting the same number of frames/images from a video stream that I originally put in

I am using ffmpeg in a winform application. In my scenario I take 20 sparate jpeg images and add them to a ogg file. I then extract all the images from that ogg file (as a test). Despite making sure ...
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using avconv to convert rbga image sequence into video while preserving alpha chanel

Is there any way to use "avconv" to convert a sequence of png images with alpha channel into a video and preserving the alpha channel? $ avconv -f image2 -framerate 60 -i img_%5d.png -r 29 foo.mp4 ...
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How to automatcally arrange images of different size in an “organic” fashion?

I have a few hundred images that need to be presented as part of a report. These images have different sizes and orientations (portrait or landscape), and multiple images can belong to a single ...
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How to automatically convert image urls listed in a column to show the picture

I have an excel file that has a column with a list of image urls. I want to know is there a way to automatically convert all of these urls to display the image in the cell.
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Resize image to a maximum size on command line

I have a very big collection of very big images, and I want to create a thumbnail gallery in which images are resized to a maximum-minimum-width (you will understand) of 180px. For example: If the ...
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Quick copy text from image? [closed]

Is there a method for quickly selecting an area of a picture / image and copying it into the clipboard as text? For example, say someone lacking foresight sends me a screenshot of a console instead ...
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organizing images by resolution with batch files [closed]

Doing some digging I'm trying to figure out a command line solution for organizing very large archives of images based on their resolution into folders, 1920x1080, 1600x1200, 1600x900, etc. I've ...
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Easier way to create floppy disk images?

I'm using Vyatta routers with KVM and want to attach a floppy drive with a config file for Vyatta when I boot the image. I'll be doing this over and over again, and as such am looking for an automated ...
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remove images having low resolution

I wonder if there is a way to recursively delete images from a directory, which have resolution less than I desire, using command-line tools (Fedora 19)? For example, I want to keep images which have ...
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Open OS/2 icons on Linux?

I have an OS/2 .ico file I need to open (and, if possible, edit). It is different from an MS-Windows .ico file, therefore I cannot open it the usual way. How can I open these files on Windows or ...
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In Onenote, how do I 'make text in image searchable' enabled by default?

Onenote has a great OCR feature where you can select an image and click 'make text in image searchable' - but I'd like this enabled by default for all images I paste into Onenote - is this possible? ...
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How to continuously view images in FastStone Image Viewer?

I'd like to have a possibility to continuously view images in FastStone Image Viewer. Be able to choose a top level folder as a "root" and see all images in all subfolders in "flat cut". The same ...
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Docker, start image from scratch

All getting-started guides for Docker based their docker images on someone else's. However, even the base image has 180MB of virtual storage there. So, I'm wondering, is it possible to start my ...
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Image thumbnails not showing and cannot access file properties, how to fix it?

This is a folder full of JPGs: Obviously that does not look right. I have given it plenty of time to load, but still I get no thumbnails. When I right click on a file, and click properties, ...
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Add colors to gif palete gimp

When I open a GIF file in gimp, I find it very hard to add more colours then those that are already contained in GIF palette. When I draw with different colours, GIMP is trying to use the colour from ...
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How can I save images from reddit's image feeds (like CityPorn) to my Dropbox using IFTTT?

I want to save images from various Reddit feeds to my Dropbox so I can have a screensaver that automatically updates with new content. IFTTT (If this then that) has settings to save images from RSS ...
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Lean image viewer with remote control

I'm looking for a lean image viewer like Feh, sxiv, ... that can take filenames in standard input and show them in an existing window. (I was pretty stumped that I did not find one!) I'm looking to ...
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Remove duplicated images with the shell [duplicate]

I have a folder with osme images. Each of them has a different name but some of them are duplicate. What is the best way to delete the duplicates? I have to do it sistematically so I need some shell ...
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Images / Photos and text boxes jump to top of page

Images / Photos, text boxes and text boxes with images embedded in them jump to top of page in some cases and not others. "Control + arrow keys" have no effect. It is even difficult to drag None of ...
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Normalise levels, contrast, brightness of an image sequence

When making animated gifs or short stop-motion videos from an image sequence, I want them to have all similar levels so that the output looks smooth. It does not have to be a professional quality ...
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ffmpeg to capture stills from H.264 stream

I'm trying to capture still images from an H.264 wireless IP camera using ffmpeg. I found a similar question here: How can I extract a good quality JPEG image from an H264 video file with ffmpeg? ...
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How do you make a Bootable WIM image?

I am trying to make a bootable Windows 7 image but am not having much luck. I am obviously missing something. My procedure has been to use the AIK and install.wim. What I read on another thread was ...
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Find video file position using an image match

What would be the best tool / method to automatically find a position from an video file, where the frame approximately matches* a given image? Basically, a command to: "Find the position where ...
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How are sites like Pinterest able to hold all those pictures?

Does anyone know how sites hold massive numbers of pictures in general? I tried researching this, but it seems like they would need massive storage spaces to hold all these, unless there was a trick ...
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How can I remove an image file that freezes my computer each time I interact with it?

There is an image file that I just can't seem to get rid of no matter how hard I try. If I click on it, try to delete it, right-click on it, try to open it up, etc., it freezes my computer and I'm ...