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Text instead of images

Go to the following page, Yahoo Answers There's a screenshot of the problem by the question owner. When I click on the image to see it, , a window with so many characters and which don't make any ...
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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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How to reset the image import process

In windows 7 (and probably also in Vista) there is a function to import images. I have tried that out but the result didn't satisfied me. So I deleted the importet images in the "Pictures" folder and ...
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Slicing a huge image to parts with dimensions of more than 1000 pixels

I have 1,000 x 15,000 pixel image (that is, a super tall scroll), and I would like to split the image in parts with dimensions of 1,000 x 2,000 pixels (the scroll cut up vertically in 8 pieces). I ...
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Windows 8.1 photo downloading/importing Picasa has wrong dates

When downloading photos using Picasa, for some reason Picasa seems to choose random dates for the photos. We like to put photos in folders based on date, and they are just not right. There's nothing ...
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Automator workflow/service or Applescript for looped edits in Preview

I was originally trying this with Automator, but if someone can guide me to accomplishing this easier with Applescript then feel free, though i haven't worked with it before. I'm trying to get the ...
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How can I edit and save an animated gif brightness adjustment in Adobobe Photoshop CC 2014?

I have two problem with gif brightness correction. When I drag and drop a animated gif image in to Adobobe Photoshop CC 2014, I get just the first frame of image. After I added the brightness ...
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Background image of a Word file doesn't resize when document is

I want to add a background image to a Word document. I'm creating a letterhead and need to drop in an image that was created in Illustrator. I tried adding it as a background image in Word, but when ...
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Convert many images to one PDF

How can I convert about 100 PNGs to one PDF on a Mac? I'm open to using the command line if it helps. I have tried using iPhoto, but it quits, not sure why. Saving from Preview doesn't quite do what ...
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Images imported into Mac PowerPoint 2011 have a low resolution

Running Lion and Office:Mac 2011. Searched everywhere. No matter what I do images (pictures) that I import into slides immediately go to a very low resolution and quality. How do I prevent this drop ...
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MS Excel: Can I link images using a relative path?

I am working on an MS Excel document that contains a lot of (around 200) images. They are currently saved within the document, so the file becomes huge and working gets very slow. Linking the ...
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VLC Media Player displays still from previous video

I am using VLC Media Player V2.1.5 Rincewind. It displays a still from a previous video at the start of opening up a video file and the still remains on audio files. I uninstalled VLC and deleted the ...
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How do you import an EPS file in Inkscape?

I'm using Inkscape, and I'm trying to import an EPS file to use it as a vector and eventually save it as an SVG. This link here mentions several methods: ...
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No images’ thumbnails on network disk

I bought network disk to build private cloud photo-archive. Unfortunately, there are icons instead the thumbnails in the Windows Explorer. I read some hints how to check these setting via Folder ...
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Adding Images side-by-side

I have three images of unequal size. I want to add them side by side horizontally in MS Word 2007/2010. Currently when I manually add them through Insert -> Picture then they are added without ...
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Software to turn pictures to video? [closed]

I simply need to turn some png images to a video(any format will do). I have a picture for each frame of the video. I don't need a slideshow (e.g. showing one picture for 5 seconds). I am surprised ...
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Tiff not displaying correctly on Mac OS X

I have a collection of .tif files but when I open them on Mac OS X 10.5 they show up as solid black and I don't know why. thanks Upon further inspection at really high brightness there are some out ...
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Find current Windows 8 desktop background

When I had Windows 7, I used this thread to add a functionality that lets me right click the desktop and click to find the background that is currently being used. However, ever since updating to ...
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Is there a program to geometrically transform an image using a matrix?

I would like a program (or even a plugin to one) that will allow me to transform an image using a custom mathematical 2x2 matrix. I have searched on Google for GIMP plugins (as I know that it uses a ...
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How can I browse white icons in Mac OS X Finder (Mavericks)?

I have bunch of white, transparent png icons in my folder and I find no way to see them clearly even if I change the background in view options (still white overlay on the image stays): I know ...
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Image Caption Messes Up Word Wrapping Around Picture

I am using MS Word 2010 and insert a picture and have it wrap around text using the "tight" wrap. The word formatting next to the picture looks fine until I insert a caption, once I do this the last ...
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Photoshop can not open a Jpeg

I received a lot of pictures that I want to edit on photoshop. When I attempt to open them in Photoshop,The following pops up: "Could not complete your request because an unvalid SOS, DHT, DQT, ...
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How do I create a tear effect at the bottom of a cropped image in Paint.net?

How do I create a tear effect at the bottom of a cropped image in Paint.net? Here's an example of what I'm looking for (I'm just looking to produce the tear along the bottom): I vaguely remember ...
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How to get custom Windows folder pictures with transparency?

How can I get custom images/icons to be displayed in my folder's icons? I'm talking about icons with a transparent background. Like on these folders: When I try to change the folder image manually, ...
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Windows 8.1 Installation Image

I have encountered an automatic repair loop out of the blue and it says that automatic repair can't repair the system and it gives me a log file. I read that the installation image (DVD/USB) has a ...
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Word to GIMP pasted image too small

I paste an image from Microsoft Word 2010 into GIMP 2.6.10 using Edit → Paste as → New Image, but the pasted image is less than half-size (1280×800 down to 553×347). Pasting into an ...
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Facebook app icon hijacked [migrated]

Yesterday not a very appropriate image was displayed in my browser instead of friends icon in Facebook profile "Friends" tab. It was interfering with page layout. So I started investigation. At first ...
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Chrome: Images with transparent backgrounds being unreadable (black on black)

If I try to view an image in it's own tab such as the one below using Chrome 39 on Windows 8, all I will see is black. This is because the text (which is actually an image) is black, and the ...
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How Can I Force Google Chrome To Cache Images?

There's a website I use every day, and there are lots of large images on it (uploaded by my designers). Every time I go to a page, the images get downloaded again, and it takes forever. How can I ...
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Windows 7 - Show thumbnails for special image formats

I have several images on my computer some of them are in special image formats like .hdr, .exr, .tif. WIndows shows thumbnails previews for common image formats only, e.g .jpg, .png. How can I get ...
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Preview.app only auto-refreshes if you alt-tab to it

I'm working on a program that generates an image. I can keep the image open in Preview and when the image changes, Preview refreshes it, but only when I alt-tab (sorry, command-tab) to it. I'd like ...
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Fitting images to document's margins in a docx file

I've got a docx file with many figures, all do not fit the margins of the document. I can manually adjust the sizes of the figures in the file, but would love to have some way to automate this ...
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Clonezilla image to multiple disks fail

After making multiple different images of multiple different WIN7 machines I have decided I want one larger repository HDD for them. So I simply copied folders containing clonezilla image files to ...
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Hide a Database in a .jpg picture [duplicate]

Is there any way to put a database in a picture with a command prompt only (like copy /b 1.db+2.jpg 3.jpg) but keep the Database and the Image intact? I dont want to use any software. I want put my ...
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Images look pixelated in all browsers

I have a WordPress site and I recently noticed a strange effect on the site’s images. They look pixelated despite the perfect size as they are not stretched even if I download the image and open it in ...
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How can I change/update the source of an image in power point without changing crop/scaling

How can I change/update the source for an image in Power point. If I'm currently using an image, without creating a new box or any of that nonsense, can I change what image it displays, furthermore I ...
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imagemagick convert tiff degrades quality, how to prevent it?

I am using imagemagick convert to extract multiple tif images from a single tif file. But when I use the following command convert image.tif single%d.tif I get very low quality (sort of blurred) ...
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Open .img file to mod a software

I'd like to open .img files which I suppose to be pictures (there are many .img in a subfolder of this program: lobby.img, avatars.img, cards.img etc). I wanted to change a background in this ...
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Fix image previews and thumbnails in explorer on Windows 7?

Image files used to show as thumbnails in the explorer window, and a larger preview could be seen in the preview pane (alt+p). Now for some unknown reason, I just see a default image icon in both the ...
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How to batch compress images with Imagemagick or similar command or program in Linux

I recently learned about the convert command from imagemagick which I have used to compress many pictures that I have for personal use, and for a blog that I have. In my experience, Imagemagick is the ...
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How can I display images on a MS Access 2007+ form with a hyperlink source?

I am looking to improve the efficiency of an Access 2010 database by using a web server with images and only storing the hyperlink source in the table, i.e. http://www.images.com/images/image1.jpg ...
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How to change the colour of a png image in any adobe software

I have a logo that is a process color and I need to change it to a pantone colour. The only way I could change the colour was if I live traced it but I lost some detail. So I was wondering if there is ...
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Inline images in RTF Memo field or other methods for dealing with inline graphics in MS Access

I want to use Access to organize some testing information. I will have normal data fields, but I need some type of way of having text combined with images stored in a memo field. I have already ...
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Copying PNG with transparency from browser shows a black background instead

When I copy a PNG image with transparency to the clipboard and subsequently paste it into Photoshop, Paint, etc. - the transparency turns to black. Is there any workaround for this? Is this a ...
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Best file format for Image search [closed]

Which image file format is recommended to be used for best results from image search engines, eg, Google Image ?
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Is it possible to embed/post an image in Apexdc++ chat window?

Is there any script or hack that could do this? The chat window supports emoticons and plain text but not images. Can it function like facebook chat window wherein one can post both text and images?
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How to lock an image in Microsoft Word 2007

I have a picture and I want to fix and lock its position in MS Word 2007. I have done this: Select the picture. On the Format menu, click Picture, and then click the Layout tab. Click the ...
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Must I backup the 100MB hidden partition when creating a disk image with Clonezilla?

I'm running 32-bit Win 7. I just finished a clean install, with Windows Update patches and service packs. In order to save time in the future, I made an image of the C: partition using Clonezilla. ...
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convert bmp to transparent png

I have a lot of bmp images like these: That I need to convert to transparent png files like: basically the blue color (#00FFFF) needs to turn transparent and the purple color (FF00FF) needs to ...
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Which image formats are supported by Microsoft Word 2010 / 2011?

As the title suggests: Which image formats (raster and vector) are supported by Microsoft Word 2010 for Windows / 2011 for Mac? They should support the same formats but still. I have not found this ...