Images and Photos





Photo and imaging software is used to edit and compose raster images; Adobe Photoshop, which dominates the market, has its own topic. Common actions include cropping, slicing, retouching, color replacement, masking and erasing. Other programs include Apple Photo, Corel PaintShop Pro, GIMP, Serif PhotoPlus, Pixlr, PhotoScape, Picasa and IrfanView.

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Can someone recommend a good image resampler?  I need to reduce the size of several jpeg files to be display in an ASP.NET application.
Can someone recommend a good image compressor?  I need to compress several jpeg files to be display in an ASP.NET application.

My client has a set of images of their product and they want to show them alongside their prices in the price list which is in Excel.

If the Excel workbook has a list of URLs to those images is it possible to display the image in Excel.
how to take print screen or screenshot on moto 4g plus,6720,9686

when i followed above step nothing is happening

some times power off option coming which is not what i want

please advise if there is simple app or simple step for this
Need a simple program that scans folders for "native" PDF files.

I have thousands of PDF's in a folder, but most were created from a scanner, followed by the automated use of some OCD scanner. But I need to find those few PDF files which originated from an inbound email (or other means) where the PDF was created by the original producer, where it was a bank or other service provider.

I am very new to what makes up a PDF file and apologize if this question is missing the mark slightly.

I have been told there's a metadata field called PDF Producer. I have also been told it's easy to write a program to retrieve that PDF Producer field and look for values that indicate an original/native PDF. Here are example PDF Producer values...

OpenText Output Transformation Engine - 16.1.12
Ricoh Americas Corporation, AFP2PDF Plus Version: 1.100.01, Linux

My problem is that I do not have a list of such values. So, perhaps the PDF Producer field has other attributes which we could use?

So, I am searching for "native" PDF files which are a needle in a haystack and need some simple automation that can help me find them.

Suggestions for what exactly to scan for? I fee that once that is known, the actual work of writing the program is trivial and copying those few PDF's which match, is trivial.

The photos marked by the red line can be moved into and out of the folders you see. The photo marked by the green line won't drag. Attempts get me a circle with a black line through the circle from 5 o'clock to 11 o'clock.

Why can some be moved and others can not and I've never noticed this until today. I did drag 9 photos out of the pictures folder and onto the desktop. I can not move the one marked with the green arrow. (?)
A client has a Ricoh MP C3503 that is connected to their network.  Using the print driver provided by Ricoh, they can print just fine, so it can be found on the network.  The problem is that scanning to real destinations on the same network fails with the Ricoh failing to access the network.  Please see the attached photos of the scanner setup for one of the PCs set to receive these scans.  The path for the destination PC is correct, and I tried also to use the IP of the PC.  The destination folder assigned is shared to the network and the network is private. The client is using Windows 10 fully patched.  They are using Windows defender and firewall with default settings.  The network is protected with a Sonicwall Soho firewall with default security settings. The network is a Workgroup, not a domain.

What might I try to get this MFP to connect to and scan to the client pcs?
Baby steps with PDFtoText for OCR

What steps are the first for me to take as I create a proof of concept that will be:

- a C# Winforms program
- uses the PDFtoText library for OCR

Are there any demo programs I can review? Should I just dive in?

what are all the fields of exif data on an image

does iphone/android/windows reveal more fields

are some exif viewer android apps incomplete
revealing few fields and not all fields
Exchange 2013 + Outlook 2016 + OWA

I have a company logo, a JPG and PNG that I want to add to my email signature.

In testing, when I add it to my signature in OWA, it displays properly when composing a new email, when I send it, it is visible in Outlook 2013/2016 BUT it shows as an X in the recipients OWA...

What could be causing the signature logo to no appear in OWA?

I am trying to copy photos taken with my iPhone 6 Plus onto my Windows 10 computer.  The photos/videos show up fine on my phone, but when I go to the iPhone "Internal Storage" folder it shows the folder is empty.  This is how I've always transferred my photos.  Where are my photos?


I had this question after viewing Microsoft Word cuts off jpeg images when printing.

I have a very similar situation - I have jpeg images I have merged via mailmerge into labels that are cutting off when printing to both PDF and printers. The print preview shows correctly, but the printed images the same size, but zoomed in and cut off when actually printed. I can use the "Save to PDF" to resolve the issue, but I cannot print to PDF or print to any printer.  

There are approximately 300 different images that I am pulling, so resetting each image isn't a viable solution. The images are embedded in a mailmerge label format, so they are in table format.

When I "reset" the picture, they enlarge and cut off at the same place they are cropping during printing.  Fun note - not all the images cut off, and the ones that enlarge without cropping are the same ones that can print correctly. This is clearly somehow related, but I am not sure how.  On the attached files, you can see that the first two print fine while most of the others cut off.  The PDF attached was "printed," not saved. All images print correctly when saved as PDF.

I have been using this specific mailmerge for months and it has been working correctly until a week or two ago. I do use it from multiple computers, so I'm not sure if it is a setting issue or what might be causing the problem but …
It appears the latest Windows 10 Build (17134.165 or 167) took away the old school change file extensions.  I need to be manually choose my file type for tif by selecting MODI as a program.  How do I work around this upgrade?

 I may be able to download File Types Manager from Nirsoft for getting around this issue but it doesn't allow me to select MODI out of the box.   Has anyone played around with this program?

default file extension
Is there any app, that searches computer by picture, like Google Images search? I have a picture in one document (unknown location), so I will do a printscreen, save it as jpg and then search by this jpg over my computer. Possible? Other suggestion?
I had this question after viewing Windows 7 - png thumbnails display as generic image in File Explorer.

Please help, I have the similar problem. But I have never used FastPictureViewer and is running Windows 10 64bit Pro OS build 17134.165  
Reading the replies, I'm pretty sure it must have to do with a Windows update?
Since it seems that this latest win updates did run 02-05-2018, I've looked to programs and think that it is strange that a lot of programs, drivers etc. are reported as "installed On" this date, although they are installed up to several years before. see attached.
I reinstalled the Picasa Viewer (whole application, the last version Google maded - but it did not help.
So, I guess that uninstalled one or more of the programs "installed" on maj 2. this year will help? But which one - a graphic one perhaps?? I really think it must be a Windows 10 update issue.
Please help, anyone, I have no clue when the error came, but it was in june since I discovered it in start of july - and reinstalled Picasa 4. july, BTW.
my friend has an iphone 6 that when you power it on, it simply reads 'iphone is disabled' - connect to itunes'. I have plugged it into a windows machine and it loads the 'internal storage' of the device (quoting approx 1GB of 60GB free), yet when I click the 'internal storage' drive, nothing loads up. They are not overly fussed about getting the device to work just to salvage any photos files from storage. I am guessing the fact that windows can recognise the device and list the internal storage is a good sign from a hardware fault perspective, but I cannot see any files when I click internal storage. What can be done to view and copy off the contents of internal storage in this situation? I dont have the machine they may or may not of used to sync with itunes, although I could install itunes a fresh on my own windows machine and go from there... all I really need to do is copy the files from internal storage through whatever means.
Hi Experts,

How can I do a bullet image in TCPDF, for example like the finger bullet in MS Word?

I tried using the following code and extracted the followind bullets from Word, but it looks horrible. I added the border just to see how it aligns, but why does it not go all the way to the right?

Thank you,

My code is

function create_bullet($bullet_name, $bullet_text){
    /*Acceptable Bullet Names:
     *              - finger
     *              - rainbow
     *              - square
     *              - square-whole
     *              - star
    global $env;
    $img = $env['url'] . "images\bullet_$bullet_name.jpg";
    $bullet_html  = "<table style=\"width: 100%;\" border=\"1\"> <tr>";
    $bullet_html .= "<td style=\"width: 2cm;\"><img src=\"$img\" /></td>";
    $bullet_html .= "<td>$bullet_text</td>";
    $bullet_html .= "</tr></table>";
    return $bullet_html;

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I want to have a duplicate Lightroom setup on two computers in two different cities.
Macs at both ends.  High Sierra OS
Photos are divided into folders, based on the date of import
My base of operations is in New York City, and I have to spend some time away in Massachusetts
Lightroom has over 300,000 pictures, and the catalog is over 4.39 GB
I need my assistant to sync and review my collection, delete photos and add keywords, etc.
After the assistant does their changes, I will need the
In preparation, I did the following copying:
I duplicated all the LR files onto a removable drive  (CRU RTX)
I took the drive with me to the second city
I set up a VPN between the two locations.
NYC has a fast FIOS connection:  greater than 300 Mbps both download and upload.  Sometimes Speedtest will show >600 for each
MA has a cable connection - about 60Mbps Download and 20Mbps Upload
I connect from NYC to MA
Tunnelblick on NYC computer
Araknis Router in MA has OpenVPN
First Method of sync:
Mac File Sharing
"Beyond Compare" application to update from one direction to another
Too slow to compare files over a VPN
Connection would drop - I assume from the 'stress' of comparing too many files
Second Method of sync:
"Retrospect" application - Server in NYC, Client in MA.
The Client works locally on the MA computer to catalog changes,
Server in NYC compares MA catalog of files to NYC local catalog
Retrospect copies new and changed files
Rather than …
This video is almost 0% of what I see on my Instagram page,

I enter the hash tag for the company for which I need to post an image. I see the other 33 images posted already.

How to do upload my photo and share it with the company and be able to "see" it on their instagram page so I know they got it.
Where are my videos hiding on my iPhone 7?

I am using a few teleprompter apps and start the recording okay, but I can not find where the video is being placed for either app. I look in the Camera app since that is where I see videos when created with the Camera app, but I am sure they are elsewhere...

Any ides where I can find them?

Scan of 35mm color slides results in an image that is 7.5 MB and 8,300 x 29,000 pixels. Irfanview is able to open the file and in inches it is 2.60 x 9.10. I've tried Microsoft Picture Manager for cropping and the result is a blank image.
What can be done to capture the images on the color slide? The top one had been used to create a 4x6 inch print by a camera shop.

Revised: well upon loading here they can actually be seen fairly well. Except the second one from the top which was a closeup of someone's face and maybe a chest up shot of someone. That ones shows nothing.
Frequently I receive the message as shown in my attached jpg. How do I fix this problem?Screenshot of error message from Chrome
I currently upload hundreds of photos to Google + after each race I time and send a link to race participants so they can find their finish line picture.  Lately Google + is not sorting them in the order that they were taken which is how I think I have it set up.  Is there a setting on the camera that I need to change for this or is this something I am doing wrong on Google +.  Alternatively, are there other FREE pictures storage sites that folks can access their finish line picture via a link?

Dear Powershell experts.. Powershell script issue

We want to move .jpg files beginning with "DRS_" or "DRS-" from local computer directory to a remote computer directory, ultimately.
We want the script to check every 30 seconds (or loop if applicable) if the source folder has above jpg file types in it and if so run the PS "move-item" functions. Testing with just the "move-item" function lines on their own works.

My problem seems to be in the construct on logic of the section below which seems to be ignored right now:
$timeout = 120
$sw = [diagnostics.stopwatch]::StartNew()
while ($sw.elapsed -lt $timeout)
    if (Test-Path $Source1 -include DRS*.jpg){
        write-host "Found a file!"

Please help fix it.

Thankyou. See attached script.
Dynamics 365, On Premise

How can we sharpen the resolution of the large Ribbon buttons as shown below?


Images and Photos





Photo and imaging software is used to edit and compose raster images; Adobe Photoshop, which dominates the market, has its own topic. Common actions include cropping, slicing, retouching, color replacement, masking and erasing. Other programs include Apple Photo, Corel PaintShop Pro, GIMP, Serif PhotoPlus, Pixlr, PhotoScape, Picasa and IrfanView.