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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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I am developing an ms/access database that needs to store images (simple JPEG, around  50K each. In total, we expect to have a maximum of 500 - 700 images, so I am thinking to use OLE or attachment fields and embed.
The images are stored in files.
Can anyone help me and let me know
1. should I go to Attachment or OLE?
2.  how to set up the field so the existing file will be incorportated
3. how to show the file on (i) screen and (ii) report
any help will be greatly appreciated

PS. I am ready to buy an Active X that helps me
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I need some help on how to create a banner with separate colors and how to take a shape and put it in the image.

Sorry for the way of asking this question.

What I need is in the screenshot to explain it better
Friend gets the same e-mails we do from a company. One on Wed. and one on Friday. Mine arrives in my Hotmail account and all images are shown. He uses Thunderbird and he gets no images. He gets links to everything.
I have no access to their computer now but is anyone aware of the setting he can change to allow all images to be seen?
I've sent him single photos and they arrive as images.

He sees this:
Harris Teeter | Wednesday e-VIC


And on down the page with multiple links.

Here is what I see:

I need to draw straight lines with arrows onto an existing graph image.

see attached


So, I need to draw a line, but use arrowheads mid-line using PhotoShop..
I have two Photo Library files and need to purge them. That's because i have all the pictures I want on disk as a JPG or other format. These are duplicates.

When I plug in my phone or camera. it imports to the library. I export the ones I want. So they are duplicate!

How do I purge these files?

I worry about simply deleting them, unless this is the correct step.


45 GB
and I need it to highlight duplicates and make it easy to purge duplicates.

I have 48GB clogging my disk with pictures and think I have many duplicates.  Know many images exist in both the Photo Gallery AND on my disk. And often there are multiple copies in both places.

What kind of automation is there I can use to save disk space and not spend time going through each picture. I really do not have the time, but I want:

1) grouping by person to be an option, and will train the system later, when I have time
2) remove from disk when safely stored in this program

Can I use Photo Gallery on the Mac for this?

Shall I consider the Google program, the name of which I forget?

Had a HP 2055d printer when printing from win 10 machine is printing the image upside down or mirror. Had installed the latest printer driver after win update
I recently got on ancestry.com and traced back my ancestors for several generations. In the process several old photos of photos showed up, some very blurry pictures of 1840's photo technology. I can barely see my GGGG Grandmother and do not see much other than shadows. A few others are clearer but could use cleaning up. I have heard of photoshop, it is really worth it and can I do old photo restores from it? how about colorizing? can B&W photos be converted to color?
Any idea how to print all drawings in a DWG file ?

Suddenly, I can't insert a png into my Google Doc document. It used to work before, I'm sure. But now, whether I use Insert>Image or copy and paste,  I just see a bounding box with a big exclamation mark in the middle.

It doesn't matter if I'm in Viewing or Editing mode of Docs. I'm using OS 10.11.6 and Chrome version 63.0.3239.84 (Official Build) (64-bit)
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One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

A user I support has pictures he would like to have an expert airbrush or improve using Photoshop.

What are some good businesses or individuals who will do this?
I am running Windows 10, and am having a problem with Corel's PaintShop Pro 2018.  I have used Microsoft's Digital Image Pro for many years, and love it's simplicity and intuitive features.  Unfortunately, a few years ago Microsoft stopped supporting the software (and it has some limitations on its ability to process high resolution images), so I purchased PaintShop Pro to try and bring myself into the 21st century.  I have very simple needs.  The one feature I can't find in PaintShop is the ability to print several images onto a single multi-page PDF file.   I can't get Corel's tech support to understand the question.  Digital Image Pro had a "print multiple pictures or print to special paper" function that allowed a variety of layouts, including each picture as an 8 x 10 on its own page.  I can't find anything in PaintShop that allows this, though it offers hundreds of features (the vast majority of which I'll never use).  This is one of the main features I use all the time.  Please help.  Or, if PaintShop Pro isn't the program I should use for a simple replacement to Digital Image Pro, suggest another program.


The user, a professional art photographer,  wants to get an iMac Pro.  

They have a large Lightroom catalog of photos that they work on - over 150,000 photos.  They do all their adjustments in Lightroom
, and don't use Photoshop (although they may want to in the future)  Lightroom needs to display several hundred previews that can be scrolled at a time, and they would like the previews to scroll quickly.

So - although they are looking for fast display of multiple images, they are not doing any video editing, 3D rendering, or VR.

They already have a 2.5 year old iMac with i7, 16 GB of RAM, and the video circuitry with (I don't recall) maybe 2 GB of VRAM

I was going to recommend an iMac Pro bumped to 64GB RAM, and the Radeon Pro Vega with 64 of VRAM.

I am not sure if increasing the configuration to 10-core Zeon will make a significant difference with Lightroom or Photoshop in the future.

Any advice on the most satisfying configuration for the iMac Pro?

Hi experts , my client wants to clean up a nas drive with approximately 900gb , about 450GB are duplicates.
A program we have looked at is  duplicate photo cleaner. The customer has to manually go through the duplicates.

anyone had experience with this and would they recommend this or another?
have a folder containing 50 JPEG Images & I am trying to rename in Batch using folder name & Also by adding __-1 at the end of each JPEG images

Expected Result:

Hi all,

Could any one know how to find out image DPI/PPI in word. Is any possibilities to identify using macro.

I am preparing document for printing so I need to identify low resolution image using their PPI/DPI.

In order to post my book on Amazon, I need the PDF to be less than 650 MB. I found many PNG files and cut their sizes dramatically by converting to JPG. I also reduced many JPG files' size equally drastically. But the PDF output does not get smaller.

I use Word for Mac 2017

What could the problem be?
I have a bunch of JPG's and need to reduce their file sizes significantly. What tool can do this for me?

I also have PNG files which I need to convert into small JPG files. Is there a tool for each?

Word (Mac) 2017:

I find the PDF I create is huge and suspect not all images are JPG.

How can I convert them the easiest? One problem, Word has lots of images tools but the filename and file type seem to have been lost on import.

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Been gone from FB sdk for a couple years now and just now getting back into it again for a project I am working on.

I've been looking over the new API documents and, correct me if incorrect, but it seems that FB no longer allows you to pull your friends photo's from their albums? Is this correct or am I overlooking something here?

I'm getting my access token by using the JS code to login and I'm able to query my own photos, friends, etc but once I place a friends ID into it instead of /me it does not show anything other than maybe their name and id even when I place the following into the graph query:

Do each of my friends I am needing have to access my fb app and click the button to approve the permissions before I am able to pull anything on their profile now even when we are already fb friends?
I have several customers having this issue.... well they are all likely seeing the problem.
New outlook messages since about 2 weeks ago no longer download images.

I can go in and unblock this function and it still doesn't help.
I go into Trust Center and I turned off the check box for Don't download pictures automatically in HTML email messages or RSS items. But the images in the emails don't download still.

Not sure if there is another location for the settings to  allow images.
Clients are starting to email me about it. Their gmail accounts or other that use outlook are starting to have their images blocked too. I see many emails asking me to click a link to see the email in HTML format.
It all shows up there in that format.

Any ideas?
I need to edit an MP4 file, but need a free tool for this. I mainly need to chop of the start or end, or remove a slight "hiccup" in the middle.

What can you suggest?

Dear Experts

I have about 100 000 photos and I am searching for software which would catalogue them all based on all available parameters - i.e. filesystem attributes, all metadata if they are available etc.

Then I need to be able quickly filter photos based on those attributes, for example "Show me photos with EXIF DataTaken in SEP2017"

What would you recommend?

Many thanks

We want to backup our documents folder, photos, music, etc.
Some of our word and PDF documents are on the desktop. In the documents folder are large video files. We'd like to put everything but the videos on the thumb drive. How when they are mixed in with other types of documents?

I guess we could create a new folder and move all videos to that folder.
Suppose that was not an option then how would we do it without a new video folder?
I am writing a windows Web application using embarcadero XE10.2 Berlin C++ builder;
The application uses a TWebModule and receives a POST web action from a web page being displayed on a remote mobile device.
the mobile device posts a jpeg image which Is received in the following function, st2 is a TMemoryStream.
I am copying the raw content into a TByteDyneArray b so that I can easily inspect it. I load the TMemoryStream with the raw content and then save the memory stream to a file with the extension .jpg.
This file is reported as corrupt or invalid or too long when I try to open it with windows Photo viewer or the like.
how do I extract the image data ?
The size of the raw data as given by  Request->RawContent.Length is
Inspection of the beginning of the raw content  up to encountering a NULL is shown in quotes below.
"------WebKitFormBoundary9lWvgPDQcTZoDcRf\r\nContent-Disposition: form-data; name=\"picture\"; filename=\"15123250544981385201258.jpg\"\r\nContent-Type: image/jpeg\r\n\r\n�￘�£\x02tExif"

void TWebModule1::Action3Post(TWebRequest *Request,TWebResponse *Response)
	UnicodeString u,v,uu="";
	TByteDynArray b;
	char buff='a';

	int n,m,w;
	u = Request->ContentType;
	n = Request->RawContent.Length;
	m = Request->Files->Count;
	b = Request->RawContent;
    st2->Position = soBeginning;

//	Form1->Memo1->Lines =  Request->ContentFields;

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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.