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Image::Magick crop problem

Posted on 2003-11-24
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Hi there:

I'm tryingto crop an image with Image::Magick but not at the TopLeft position. I'm ussing this:

#!/usr/bin/perl
use Image::Magick;

my $imImage = Image::Magick->new;
$imImage->Read("try.gif");
$imImage->Crop(geometry=>"50x20+40+60");
print "Content-type: image/gif\n\n" . $imImage->ImageToBlob(magick=>'gif');

But what I get is an image like this:

|<----------- 90 ----------------->|
              |<------- 50 ------->|

+----------------------------------+ -  
|                                  | ^
|    TRANSPARENT                   | |
|                                  | |
|                                  | |
|             +--------------------+ 80 -
|             |                    | |  ^
|             |   DESIRED CROPPED  | |  |
|             |                    | |  20
|             |       IMAGE        | |  |
|             |                    | v  v
+-------------+--------------------+ -  -

What's wrong with this?

xabi

PS:

- If I use print "Content-type: image/png\n\n" . $imImage->ImageToBlob(magick=>'PNG'); seems to work.
- Explorer renders the cropped image well, but mozilla no.
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by:xabi
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Sorry but proportional font doesn't show the table OK. Just C&P on any text editor (Ultraedit, textpad, vi, emacs, etc)

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by:rj2
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Does it help if you add statement below before first print?
binmode(STDOUT);
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by:xabi
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That's not the problem.

I also did:

print "Content-type: image/gif\n\n";
binmode STDOUT;
$imImage->Write('gif:-');

with the same results.

xabi
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by:rj2
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Does the problem only occur in Mozilla? It seems to work alright with gif in IE
Is the problem that image don't get cropped, but is displayed as same size as before with the parts that should be cropped as transparent?
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by:xabi
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well, In mozilla image isn't displayed right. Anyway I don't want this crop to use with mozilla, but to use it with cellular phones.
With the cells it down't works (but ericsson).

xabi
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by:rj2
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>With the cells it down't works (but ericsson).
I don't understand your statement above. What does works and what does not work? What happens when it does not work?
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by:xabi
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This is the Image I get from the script above:

http://xa.bi/files/cropped.gif

and the original is:

http://xa.bi/files/try.gif

xabi

Try the result image in mozilla and in Explorer. In a cellular phone i get the same result as Mozilla.
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