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Posted on 2004-04-13
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hi there,

i am trying to run

   my $srcimage = GD::Image->newFromJpeg("$source_jpeg");
   $srcimage->rotate180();

cant get it to work? is there something i am not knowing? anybody have a code snippet.

I am trying to rotate an image 90 degrees.
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Question by:zubinnt
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by:rj2
ID: 10813808
use GD;
$source_jpeg='e:/temp/test.jpg';
my $srcimage = GD::Image->newFromJpeg($source_jpeg);
my $newimage = $srcimage->copyRotate90();
binmode(STDOUT);
print $newimage->jpeg;
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by:zubinnt
ID: 10813919
nope does not work.

script cannot run with my $newimage = $srcimage->copyRotate90();
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by:zubinnt
ID: 10813962
D:\Program Files\Apache Group\Apache2\cgi-bin\onlinephoto>test.pl
Can't locate object method "copyRotate90" via package "GD::Image" (perhaps you f
orgot to load "GD::Image"?) at D:\Program Files\Apache Group\Apache2\cgi-bin\onl
inephoto\test.pl line 8.
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by:stefan73
ID: 10813969
Hi zubinnt,
Check that you have a recent version of GD:
http://search.cpan.org/~lds/GD-2.12/GD.pm

If you version is too old, you should get a new one.

Cheers,
Stefan
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by:zubinnt
ID: 10814053
PPM> install gd
Version 2.06 of 'GD' is already installed.
Remove it, or use 'verify --upgrade GD'.
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by:zubinnt
ID: 10814448
i have the latest install of GD for windows perl

i am using

This is perl, v5.6.1 built for MSWin32-x86-multi-thread
(with 1 registered patch, see perl -V for more detail)

Copyright 1987-2001, Larry Wall

Binary build 633 provided by ActiveState Corp. http://www.ActiveState.com
Built 21:33:05 Jun 17 2002

is there a problem with windows perl with this module ??

are there any alternatives ?
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by:rj2
ID: 10814516
Uninstall v. 5.6.1.
Install 5.8 instead, can be downloaded from
http://downloads.activestate.com/ActivePerl/Windows/5.8/ActivePerl-5.8.3.809-MSWin32-x86.msi
After Installing run command below to install GD
ppm install http://theoryx5.uwinnipeg.ca/ppms/GD.ppd
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by:rj2
ID: 10814543
Then run the script I posted in first comment and now it should work
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>is there a problem with windows perl with this module ??

yes. I got same problem also with 5.6.1.
Installing 5.8 instead fixed it for me.
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by:zubinnt
ID: 10815059
currently using image magick ... i may try an installation at a later date.

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by:rj2
ID: 10815844
Ok. Here is link to ImageMagick that includes PerlMagick for latest ActiveState Perl (5.8 build 809)
Perl modules is included in installation (remember to select check box )
ftp://ftp.imagemagick.org/pub/ImageMagick/binaries/ImageMagick-6.0.0-Q8-windows-dll.exe
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by:kandura
ID: 10828547
ppm install http://theoryx5.uwinnipeg.ca/ppmpackages/GD.ppd

will install GD 2.12 for Perl 5.6.1, in case you still want it.

I recall having installed a version of Image::Magick with the correct perl libraries for 5.6.1, but I can't seem to find my notes on that anymore.
I know I googled around for it, and found it eventually.

I know this module has helped me a lot in finding modules not available from activestate:
http://search.cpan.org/author/PODMASTER/PPM-Repositories-0.09/Repositories.pm

See the source of that module for a list of alternative ppm repositories.
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by:zubinnt
ID: 10994164
this disussion is closed,

the original question was about the code ...

however, it's not the code that is the problem it is active perl. the latest installation of active perl solves everything


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by:rj2
ID: 10995071
Ok. Then you shoulc click "Accept comment as answer" on the comment you feel helped you the most to close the question.
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by:rj2
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Aasker solved problem another way ??

I said in a comment that  "yes. I got same problem also with 5.6.1. Installing 5.8 instead fixed it for me."
And asker did just that.
So I do not agree that asker solved problem another way.
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