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Copy a window's titlebar's text?

How can I copy the full text of a Windows program's titlebar, the actual letters not just a screenshot, to then paste into e.g. Notepad? In this example, I'd like to get the literal text screenshot....
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When irfanview is default to open png they get called jpeg file and it's confusing

I have Win10 Pro and use Irfanview as my default for viewing images. Today I noticed that png files (and they truly are png files - not anything else with the wrong extension) have the label 'Jpeg ...
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IrfanView skips images and doesn't keep zoom position

After reinstalling my OS, I installed IrfanView and it has strange behavior. First of all, it skips files. I have folders with images before and after applying some algorithms, where filenames are: ...
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Is there a way to remove these thin line frame around IrfanView?

They're more noticeable when in maximize windows: .
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How input my own File Name for "Saved capture image as file"?

Is there Instruction Manual or Beginner Guide to how pick "File name" style? Like what does $ mean? % mean?
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How do I automatically print image files into pdf files using windows command lines

Edit: It seems my friend can install IrfanView if that helps. I'm helping a friend to automate the task of printing every single image file in a folder into multiple PDFs: Each image goes to a ...
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IrfanView startup switches - Toggle caption, toolbar, status, etc

I need to start IrfanView and automatically toggle-off the caption, menu, statusbar and toolbar. From within the app, you can press AltShiftC (then M, S, T) to toggle these features manually. Is ...
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IrfanView replaced my Settings' and Your Phone's icon

I have nearly brand new Windows 10 1903. A day after installing it from scratch, I have installed Irfan View as well. Another day later I have realised that it has (?) replaced my Settings' icon: ...
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Unable to rotate a simple .jpg image

Certain part of images captured by my Motorola Moto phone (problem occurs in many models, i.e. Moto One, Moto Z2 Play etc.) are rotated clockwise 90 degrees. I am unable to rotate them using IrfanView ...
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Is it possible to save a Contact Sheet made in Flie Explorer?

I am wanting to make a Contact Sheet ("A single sheet that multiple photos are attached to a paper [in photography this started out as "a piece of photographic paper onto which several or all of the ...
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How can I (faster) scroll through different directories with IrfanView?

I would like to faster change a directory if I scroll through the pictures in different directories. Example: C:\Temp\Folder1\Picture1.jpg C:\Temp\Folder1\Picture2.jpg C:\Temp\Folder1\Picture3.jpg C:...
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IrfanView does not ask before deleting

I want to set IrfanView at my Windows 10 to ask me always before deleting a file (moving it to the trash). There is an option in Settings -> File Handling -> Delete: Ask me before deleting files (if ...
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IrfanView won't remember the last window size/position on exit?

I'm using a portable version of IrfanView 4.51 (32-bit) on Windows 7 (Dual Screen) and it won't remember the last window size/position on exit? The checkbox 'Remember the last window size (on program ...
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Windows Explorer refreshes desktop icons each time something opens a file

Each time: any program opens "Open", "Save" or "Save as" dialog (i.e. browser, Word etc.) or I start any program which main operation is to handle files (i.e. Notepad++, IrfanView etc.) my desktop's ...
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Irfanview cutting off header and footer when printing

I use Irfanview often to print out images. One problem I have with it, is that it cuts off a header/footer from the top and bottom of the page, resulting in a band of white at the top and bottom. For ...
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Scrambled characters in the Irfanview zoom dropdown menu

I am using Irfanview 4.50 (32 bit) on Windows 10 version 1709. The dropdown menu of the zoom options contains scrambled characters. These should be numerical percentages (from 10% to 500%) but are ...
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Irfanview Doesn't Open or Convert NEFs (RAW Nikon files)

I wanted to convert a bunch of NEF (Nikon camera RAW files) to JPG with IrfanView (I remembered it had such an option), but it wouldn't work—it started the batch but just gave errors like: Error! Can'...
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How to resize (shrink) images without increasing their filesize?

I have a bunch of lossless optimized png's which I want to resize/shrink. Whenever I try to resize them the filesize is actually getting bigger. I've tried Imagemagick and Irfanview. This kinda doesn'...
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Batch Image auto crop, apply fixed width, and maintain aspect ratio

I'm finding it hard to find a solution to what I'm trying to do. Simply put, the usage of these images is for an online store. The IrfanView batch processing using the autio crop borders basically ...
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How do I set IrfanView as my scan handler?

I want to configure my scanner so that I can just push the button on the printer and have it open IrfanView for me ready to scan. I know that I can configure my printer's scan events by right ...
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Unable to resize image and keep image quality

I have a image that i want to use as a header on my site but i have problem resizing the image. The header size is 960x290 but the image size is 1600x1200. I used IrfanView and resized the width of ...
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How can I hide the file name in full screen mode?

I am using IrfanView 4.33 and I cannot work out how to hide the file name in full screen mode. I want to display a photo but when I do I always see the file name in a bright green font! I’ve looked ...
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Manually Add Program to Open With in Windows 10

I have a standalone version of IrfanView (x64) and want it to appear in the Open With menu for all image files. I do not want it to be the default program however. For some reason no matter what I do, ...
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Unable to scan with IrfanView (SAMSUNG Xpress M2070)

I have recently installed the drivers from the disc, but i'm unable to scan with IrfanView. I did some screenshots of the problem: How could I solve the problem? Windows 8.1 x64 SAMSUNG Xpress M2070 ...
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Automatically taking screenshots with IrfanView: shortcut not working at startup

I am trying to make my Windows 8.1 system automatically take a screenshot every minute. This helps me with time tracking. My current solution uses IrfanView. I wrote the following cmd batch file: ...
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irfanview show .mov videos in main window

I'm using irfanview as my main image viewer, however I'm a bit annoyed by the fact that .mov files (from my smartphone) are played in an external window (either quicktime or the other external video ...
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Converting a series of bitmap images to grey scale

I have a series of bmp image files containing RGB encoded data. I need to convert all of these images in to their greyscale equivalents. I have considered two approaches for this, both turned out to ...
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Batch file for getting all file names within a folder

I'm using a program called Irfanview which can merge two images into one using its command line function. Here's an example: i_view32.exe /panorama=(1,C:\folder1\img1.png,C:\folder2\static_img.png) /...
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How to mark files in irfanview?

I need to sort photos. Right now I use Irfanview tool to look through images. I use Del key to move (delete) images into Recycle Bin. I use Del key on images I like, since there are many less than ...
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Irfanview shortcut not working initially

Irfanview has a very useful (to me) random function mapped to Ctrl+M. I open an Irfanview session, open the miniatures tab, navigate to my folder of choice and double click on the image nearest to my ...
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Preserving existing alpha channels using irfanview PNG converter

I have tried a lot of different tools and found that Irfanview gives promising results when converting to PNG's under the highest compression settings. One issue I've encountered is when my original ...
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Erratic window behavior while cycling through images in Irfanview?

As I am using the left/right arrow keys to cycle through a folder full of images with varying dimensions, the window is constantly resizing itself. This is annoying because, with smaller images, the ...
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Associate JPG with Irfanview in Windows 8

For a friend I needed / tried to change the default file association with "jpg": I tried the standard "search on associate" / "associate with program" choose jpg then select d:\program\irfanview.exe ...
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Open multi files with batch file

I have a trouble when I open multi images with Irfanview . It only opens one file, and after I close the window, it opens next one. I want to open three windows instantly. I hope someone help me out. ...
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Quick Image Editing tools for MacOS

I recently had to put my Windows machine in the shop, so I fired up an old Macbook a friend gave me. I have a bunch of graphs I was going to post over on serverfault. They're presently in a ...
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Saving image as PNG-24 in IrfanView

Is it possible to save an image as PNG-24 in IrfanView? I am asking this because the edges around circular lines get disturbed when saving the image as transparent. I heard that this might be due to ...
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Shift the time in EXIF photo data

I need to shift the time data in a large number of photos, like adding 3 days and 3 hours to all of them. Is there any free tool that does this? Can any free image editors (like IrfanView) perform ...
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Environment variable set in batch isn't expanded in shortcut

How can I make my environment variable (set in batch file) visible in application executed right after setting this envvar? Here's the scenario that I use: In my external script (not quite important ...
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Irfanview: how to zoom-in without having the image blurred

Irfanview: how to zoom-in without having the image blurred; I need it for GUI development to see large pixels.
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Automatic Resizing in Irfanview

Is there a setting to enable Irfanview to open a large imaze to fit your desktop? It's annoying browsing through an SD card and having to manually resize them so you can see what the photo looks like.
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Printing large images as multiple A4 sheets using IrfanView?

I have a massive image about 980px wide and 3000+px high. I want to print this on multiple A4 sheets of paper, how can I do this?
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Batch processing multi-TIFF in Irfan view

I have to convert DPI of more than 5k Tiff images on a monthly basis from 200x200 to 100x100. I can do that in Irfan view using a .bat file that i have created.. the following is the .BAT file code ...
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Is it possible to resize multiple image files with Irfanview?

I've got Irfanview 4.28. I've also got several .jpg files, which are all pretty large (many 4000 x 3000, and other sizes). I'd like to resize them all to something like 800x600, is it possible to do ...
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unicode in irfanview

I tried opening a picture and it mentions activating unicode. UNICODE PlugIn in Properties->Languages I only see english and german. I already installed the plugin pack (via exe). I still cant ...
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irfanview file assoc messed up

Suddenly when i right click on images the first option is edit and double left click causes images to open in MS paint. After using this solution i see irfanview still messed up. When i left click it ...
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Make IrfanView ignore text files or other file types?

I just installed IrfanView and while viewing images, I notice IrfanView iterates text files as well as image files. How do I make it NOT include text files (or other kinds of files) in its iteration?
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Irfanview plugin to upload to imagehosting sites?

Is there such a plug-in available?
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