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Word 2007. Different cameras creating different size pictures as inserted images

I take pictures with 4 or more different cameras. I batch re-size all images (using Pix-resizer) to 800x600 (or 600x800 for portrait). I use these in a Word document (using Word 2007, saving as .htm) ...
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Is it possible to increase the resolution of an image without using expensive softwares?

I just wanted to know if it is possible to increase the resolution of an image (or you can say increase the quality of an image) using some simple software? If yes, then some guidelines are most ...
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How to image / copy my drive to a new drive on a Mac

I am looking into upgrading my MacBook's drive and would like to transfer the current's drive contents on the new drive. This is a relatively well covered topic here, and several solutions such as ...
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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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What causes this graphical glitch in my web browser?

This glitch seems to randomly show up in my web browsers.
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What is a good encryptable disk image format suitable for rsync on a PC?

I’m looking for a solution to encrypt my XP home directory and then rsync the encrypted image file to a remote server. Since I don’t want to transfer several Gigs for even the smallest change in the ...
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Free visual similarity image for a local hard drive search?

I'm looking for a desktop search engine for finding images on my local hard drive with high visual similarity. I've only found paid for ones so far. It could be Linux or windows one, either would be ...
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Can't resize picture on Outlook 2010

I want to add a picture to the body of an email. I insert it and then I try to drag the lower right corner to enlarge the image. When I end dragging, outlook restore the image to its original size. ...
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Resize a dd dump without changing partition size

First of all, apologies if this has been asked before. I found a lot of similar questions, but none that completely match my situation. I have a raw disk image made from an ext4 partition on an ...
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How can I determine the copyright of an image found via web search? [closed]

I need a public domain image for use on a cover for a new edition of a book. I found an image I love, but I don't know if it's in the public domain, or if somebody (the artist, presumably) still holds ...
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Why is the size of a PDF with embedded images so large compared to the individual images themselves

I have a PDF where each page is a full-colored image (it's an artbook). There are 16 pages. One page is completely blank. The PDF itself is 140 MB. When I extract each image to BMP, the images only ...
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How do I obtain, generate or convert a YUV image file? [closed]

I'm trying to obtain an YUV image file. The answers on this question refer only to video files. I have found some YUV images on this page, but it doesn't specify the image depth. Alternatively, how ...
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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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how do I merge an array of images into a single giant image?

I have 220 png images of equal height and width with the following naming convention: A1.png, A2.png, ... V9.png, V10.png I need to merge them into one giant image, with A1 being the top left ...
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GUI for editing image metadata

Is there a graphical application for editing image metadata in EXIF, IPTC and XMP formats? Preferably free and for Windows. Some image editors and the Windows Explorer properties window allow editing ...
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Creating a disc image on a Mac

My MacBook Pro is on the fritz! I bought a new iMac because I couldn't afford the new laptop. Is it possible for me to take a disc image of a MacBook Pro and have it all work on a new iMac with a ...
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Creating Arrows Easily for Images

I'm looking for a plugin or something along those lines for creating arrows for an image I'm working on. Basically it's just a screenshot of some software, but I want to annotate it and have arrows on ...
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How to create a portable VM

I am curious on how to create a portable Virtual Machine image and having it on my phone. I want to be able to take and plug my phone into any computer with Virtual Box (i.e. Windows, Linux, Mac(the ...
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How to split a multipage TIFF file on Windows?

I thought Adobe Photoshop could do everything, but apparently it cannot read multipage TIFF files. I have a TIFF file with four pages, and I need to edit one of the pages. Windows Picture Viewer can ...
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How can I clear images from IE cache?

I am having a problem clearing the cache for IE (11) when it comes to pictures. I have a site I need to test in regards to image loading times, but no matter what I do, it seems the images stay cached ...
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How could I find out the path to the current desktop image?

I have Windows 7 displaying random images every minute from all of my photo directories and every so often there is one I really want to see again. How can I either always display on the screen the ...
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Outlook, drop image inline instead of attachment

If I have a png file in the explorer and drops that into a new email window in outlook it will automatically be placed as an attachment and not as email inline content. To add an image inline I have ...
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Decoding base64 images and saving to a file

I need to save a few base64 images from a web page to actual GIF and JPEG files on my hard drive. Is there a utility out there that can assist me? I've looked around and either I'm not seeing one or ...
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Copy Image from PDF

I have a PDF that was created by someone else and I cannot contact them. One of the images runs off the side of the page and is cut off. When I tried to copy/drag the image to various programs ...
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Gimp Image Resizing

Is it possible to Resize the image double to its original size(image is small in size, example, 80px by 80px, size of an icon), without being blurred. I have tried every type of sharpening technique ...
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How to convert JPG to PDF without a huge file size?

I have a JPG file, scanned image of a document. It is a 2-page document and I united them in Photoshop. Now the JPG file is only 500KB, and the image quality is good. The JPG file's dimensions are ...
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Is it possible to binary compare folders and ignore filenames

I would like to compare 2 folders full of images with binary compare that ignores file names. This means each image would have to be compared with every image in the other folder. I Can't figure out ...
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Is there a free NEF codec for Windows 7 64-bit?

Is there a free NEF codec for Windows 7 64-bit? NEF is Nikon's RAW picture file format. The NEF codec allows you to view NEF files in Windows Explorer as any other natively supported image formats ...
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Where does Picasa save the edits I make to images?

I am using Picasa to edit my images. After I fixed a bunch of images I looked at them by browsing my file system and find they are all in their original state. I wanted to find them in their altered ...
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Adobe Acrobat XI Pro: The PDF document contained image masks that were not downsampled

I am using Adobe Acrobat XI Pro to work with PDF documents, many of which I download from Google Books and read on my iPad. However, some of the Google Books PDFs are very large and slow to load on ...
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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 convert an image from perspective projection to orthographic projection?

Sometimes you want to make a 2D image on the computer from a real life 2D image, but for whatever reason you can't get a straight, front-on view of the image. Say it's a billboard and you can only ...
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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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Import table from a image to a spreadsheet

How can I import a table from a scanned image (jpg/pdf) file to a spreadsheet? Example scan is here
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append images horizontally command line

We have a bunch of tiff image files. We want to add them horizontally and create one image. Tried multiple options like Imagemagick's convert command, Irfan's view panorama command. (actually all it ...
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How can I create a PDF from scanned images I have in my folder? [closed]

I want something simple. I have a folder with 10 images and I would like to grab all of them, place each in a single "page" and into a single pdf file. Is there a simple GUI-based software for this? ...
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Find duplicate images? [closed]

I need a software (for Windows) that finds duplicate images by comparing the actual image content. I have duplicates of images, once with metadata, one without, so the image is the same, but the file ...
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How to batch process every image in a pdf using commandline tools?

Does there exist a commandline tool for Linux which allows me to extract all /Subtype /Image raster image objects from a PDF, allows me to process them using another 3rd party tool and then is able to ...
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How to compress / reduce the size of JPEG photos for archiving? [closed]

I have 50,000 high resolution JPEG photos, where a couple of them might occasionally be needed, about once a year. I wanted to zip them to save disk space, except that zipping gives no space benefit ...
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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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Batch image comparison software

Is there any software that would let me diff entire folders of similar images .For eg folder A would have img1,img2,img3 ....... folder B would have img1,img2,img3 ....I want this output in another ...
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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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Are images viewed on my screen while using Tor/Firefox combo saved somewhere on my computer?

If an image is not saved while viewing it in Tor, what happens to it when the Tor browser is shut down? Is there a copy/thumbnail saved somewhere, or a reference to it on the hard drive? Does a ...
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Is there software to detect omission of thin lines in image when it is reduced in size (e.g. chinese characters)?

Is there software to detect omission of thin lines in a bitmapped image (jpg etc.) when it is reduced in size (e.g. chinese characters)? For example if the physical dimensions of an image are ...
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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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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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How to compress a huge amount of PNG images?

At work, on certain projects I have to manage a lot of images. Most of the time PNG files work the best for what I'm doing. With such a huge amount of images, I've tried using PNG compression with ...