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How to change photo import settings in Windows 8

In Windows 7, you get a fair bit of control over how pictures are imported (e.g. when you connect a camera or SD card). Specifically, it lets you choose the folder structure that you'd like. For ...
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White color is not white in Windows Picture Viewer

Recently bought new monitor. And connected it with HDMI. No new monitor extends my laptops in-built monitor. There is 1 problem with white color (all other colors are awesome) This is how Windows 7 ...
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Use Google Goggles From Desktop

I don't have a phone that can upload a picture to Google Goggles... is there a way I can use this image search engine from something that isn't a phone, like my laptop? Some sort of extension ...
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How to copy a picture to clipboard from command line in linux?

I can copy image in Gimp and paste it to OpenOffice document. How to do it (copy or paste image) from command line?
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Download entire album from Google+?

Is there any software that can download all the full-size pictures of a publicly-shared Google+ album?
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How to copy picture from a file to clipboard

How do I copy a picture from a file to the clipboard? I can just select the file and press ctrl-c. But that wouldn't copy it to clipboard. It'll just be marking it if I want to copy the file ...
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Transfer exif gps info from one image to another

I have a camera (not a cellphone) that inserts gps exif info into pictures. Fact is: using the "gps on" all time drains the battery. So i thought: what about taking just one picture with gps on, and ...
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Are there no default user pictures to choose from in Windows 8?

I am customizing my Windows 8 installation and when I went to change the picture of the user accounts I saw there were nothing to choose from besides images you may already have or photos you can take....
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How can I view pictures via ssh

I am monitoring a website and want to know if there is a way that I can view the pictures via ssh rather than loading the website each time.
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Why Can I Not Create a Picture Password in Windows 8?

Orientation: PC Settings: User I have no option to create a Picture Password for my user account in Windows 8, what am I doing wrong? Incidentally, I see no option to create a PIN logon either. ...
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Where does Skype store the avatar pictures of my contacts?

I'd like to know where does Skype running on Windows 7 store the profile pictures of my contacts and how can I access them on my PC?
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Why do these PNG images differ so much in size?

I created a lot of tiles and each of my tiles is less than 2 KB except one which is 16.2 KB. It is very similar to another tile I created which is 1.48 KB. Yes, I'm nitpicking about the sizes here but ...
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Why is the “Change Picture” button missing / disabled in Word 2013?

I'm working on a Word 2013 document containing mailing labels. (Well, actually I'm creating badges for a conference - but I'm using the mailing labels mail merge functionality for that.) I created a ...
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People tagging in photos in Linux

I have recently started (once again) to fiddle around with Linux, currently running Kubuntu 12.04. I have a rather big library of Photos, a lot of which have people tags set up in Windows Live Gallery....
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How can I get a better image?

Recently, I'm writing a paper which needs the following figure: I drew it on an A4 paper and scanned it into my PC. The quality of the picture is not that good. Is there any simple tool with which ...
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How to save duplicate images in Excel to different JPEGs

I have an Excel sheet with images which are stored as objects in one column and product names in another. I was trying to extract all the images to JPEG files. I was able to achieve this by saving the ...
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Image turns to black and white after downloading

Here's the image. Clearly's got a blue tint. But when I download it, it's all just black and white. Any idea why?
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Why can't I see 95% of a file's .jpg pics on my old XP hard drive (F) patched into my new Win7 system?

Networked drives, Lost in Translation? 5% success rate? Old XP files on HD F, fetched from new Win7 system HD C... is proving a puzzling hit & miss. If I boot up in XP from my old hard drive, ...
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File corruption after copying files in Windows 7 64 bit using two methods

I have 5000 pictures and other files in a directory taking up 35 GB. I want to duplicate this directory. Method 1: I do a simple copy and paste of the directory in explorer. I have the habit of ...
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How do I adjust transparency of watermark in Microsoft Word 2010?

I added a watermark to my page from Page Layout > Watermark > Custom Watermark... > Picture Watermark However, the resulting watermark was dim and fainted like it is transparent. I want it to ...
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Why can't pictures using lightbox be saved?

If you try and click on the round pillow on this website, then a larger version of the picture will zoom out. I have seen this zoom out effect / box on other websites, where I also don't get the "...
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What is the most efficient way to scan in thousands of pictures? [closed]

My parents have a number of really large albums and the pictures are starting to face in a lot of cases so we thought it would be a good idea to scan in all the pictures and move them to online albums....
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How do I remove photos from iTunes?

I'm uploading all of the pictures from my iTunes to Picasa. Afterwards, I would like to delete all of the photos off of the phone, and the local copies stored in iTunes (I need the disk space). I want ...
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How to remove that nasty color layer in the Windows® 7 image viewer?

Since several months now, I accidentally added an orange layer in Windows® 7 image viewer. It prevent all pictures from being seen normally. I can’t remember anything about how I set it. example : ...
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Make a mosaic picture out of 900 images [duplicate]

I have ~ 900 pictures (mostly photos) of varying sizes. Now I want to create one big picture that includes all 900 pictures in a small thumbnail-like resolution. The tool should automatically resize ...
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Printing a picture with the filename overlayed on top of it

Is there a way to ask Windows to print pictures with the filename overlayed on top of the picture? (e.g. in small print on the bottom left corner of the picture). If not what would be an application ...
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How to make an image into a rich formatted document?

So I have a magazine (with couple of pages) in hands and I want to have a resulting file which will keep the whole diagram and image intact, but still allow me to search / find and select text in it. ...
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How can I save all images inside in a .docx to TIFF format?

How can I save all images inside in a .docx to TIFF format? We intend to submit an article with the requirement that all its figures are shipped separately in TIFF format.
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How do I print multiple images to one page on Chrome OS?

I cannot seem to figure out how to print multiple pictures per page using Chrome OS. Would appreciate any advice. I'm googling and searching for a Chrome OS app or extension now, but so far no luck. ...
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Change the time that a picture was taken

I have a bunch of pictures and I need to change the time on some of them. I'm using Windows 8.1. The Details pane shown and I've selected one of the pictures in question, however when I click on the ...
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How to have “Fit picture to frame” disabled by default when printing a picture?

I use to print full page pictures a lot. Every time the Windows Print Pictures form appears, I need to uncheck the "Fit picture to frame" all the time, and it's getting ennoying. Is there a hack ...
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Delete graphic in Excel with VBA

In some of my worksheets I see pictures and Excel show me the names like "Grafik 4". Now I want to delet them automatically. I have 200 Excel files, always with the same picture and the same picture ...
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Pictures overlapping during animation. Any ideas how to fix?

I'm making a Powerpoint slideshow, and I wanted to make an effect of pictures spinning and growing, and overlapping each other. The problem is the first picture will cover the second picture instead ...
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How can I force the Pictures app to refresh its library?

I've imported some pictures to my "My Pictures" folder using Adobe Lightroom, but the Pictures app doesn't seem to notice the new files? Is there some way to force it to refresh its library? To be ...
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How to add picture to User Account Windows 10?

How do I add picture to User Account Windows 10? I did not see any options in Control Panel
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How can I collect multiple GB of holiday pictures from multiple people the best way? [closed]

I've been given the task to collect and then distribute the pictures from the whole group of our holiday trip. That is about 15 people with 0.5-2 GB worth of pictures each. How can I collect the ...
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How to un-append 600 pictures from a now single file?

Just copied about 600 pictures into a folder that didn't exist, expecting Windows to create the folder: copy *.jpg C:\2jpg Now I have a single file containing all the pictures. How can I ...
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IPhoto without using the “photo library”?

I was wondering if anyone knew of a way to use iPhoto without having all the photos and movies lumped into one giant archive file but rather store them as individual files in subfolders (similar to ...
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Split a picture into 54 pictures

I want to take this: and make one separate picture for for each card. Is there a quick / easy / free way to do this?
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Are there any picture formats support file truncation (apart from lwf)?

If you take only the leading part of jpg or jp2 or webp file, you'll get image with missing parts or decoding will fails entirely. When I experimented with LuraWave special proprietary lwf, file ...
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Comparing images

I'm making a website for a company, only the previous webmaster resized all the images and pasted a watermark on them in the bottom right corner. Now I've got this huge 64GB folder with photos in ...
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How can I scan multiple photos at once

Like many of us, I have thousands of pictures that I'd like to scan. I've been thinking through the process of doing this and see an immense task. One of the pain points I've identified is the need ...
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batch file to monitor folder and copy images locally

Looking for a batch file to run on a windows scheduled task to: Check a network location for images If there are pictures to copy, copy them to a local folder Delete the pictures from the network ...
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shotwell, export files locally

I can only publish my files from shotwell in facebook or flickr and other on-line services. All I want to do is copy smaller resolution versions of my huge files in a pen drive for a friend. Is ...
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Uploading image, screenshot to image hostings [closed]

I'm always using "1 app for 1 purpose". I mean, for internet one and only browser Chrome, for downloads Jdownloader ... etc. Currently I'm using 2 seperate applications for 1 purpose - image ...
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Some files transferred from my iPhone has no read access to other people?

I've just went back from a trip and took lots of pictures with my DSLR and my iPhone. I gave my friend the files, we're both using Mac OS X Snow Leoapard. Strangely, some files transferred from my ...
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Searching a website (including all child elements) for an image with unknown name

Problem: on a specific website, there's an image, somewhere... on the entire website. That image should link to a page with possibly a form in it. For example, somewhere on superuser.com/ (and all ...
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How to put “click to enlarge” images in PDFs?

I am creating a company newsletter in Publisher and saving as a PDF. Can you place an image in a PDF file and give readers of the PDF the ability to click on the image and it enlarges?
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How can bulk download images on a webpage AND save their respective urls?

I know they are quite a few tools to bulk download pictures from webpages, but I need to do something a bit different. I'm building a website that curates images found around the web. So instead of ...
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What should the file permissions be for files in the Pictures folder on Mac?

I have a mac book pro running Yosemite.The Photos application shows images but when I double click them I get a dialog that says Photos is not able to locate the file and asks me to select the ...