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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Hi, is there software or an app that will take a photo of a handwritten message, be it on any light coloured paper, and convert it to line art automatically so that what is produced is somebody's handwriting on a white/transparent background? For example, I write a note on a piece of paper, photograph it with my phone and upload it to a website or run it through some software to produce an image of my handwriting in black on a white/transparent background.
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I need to use Photoshop CC to elect an object and place a darker border around it.

For example, this image...

typical object
How do I do this in an automated way? I do not want to draw the lines myself, with the line tool.

Thanks.
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Hello Experts,
We have jpg, jpeg, tiff AND BMP formats for images.
using c# how can I do to programatically add names or titles to each image?
If possible a source code exanple with the main instructions.
Regards,
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Oh men!,
How to change background color to a bitmap

I have Corel  X 7 and photo paint
Im atach the bitmap please you guys!
Archivo-Logo.jpg
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Recently my hard drive failed.  I was however able to recover my system by restoring a Carbonite disk image.   All seemed well until I tried to open a  .pdf or .jpg AFTER the restore.


The following message is generated when I try to open a .pdf:

Adobe Acrobat Reader could not open '<file name>.pdf' because it is either not a supported file type of because the file has been damaged (for example, it was sent as an email attachment and wasn't correctly decoded).


The following message is generated when I try to open a .jpg:

Windows Photo Viewer can't open this picture because either Photo Viewer doesn't support this file format, or you don't have the latest updates to Photo Viewer.



My computer is a Dell XPs (6 years old) which is running Windows 7 Home Premium as its OS.

Also, the hard drive that failed was a 1 TB drive and was replaced with a 2 TB drive.  I had to use "diskpart" to allow the file system to recognize all of the new drive's increased disk space.



What could have caused the corruption of these types of files (they seem to be the only ones affected) and is there any way to fix them.
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According to this...

https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Reduce-the-file-size-of-a-picture-8db7211c-d958-457c-babd-194109eb9535?ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US&fromAR=1


I should have the option:

"Under Picture Tools, on the Format tab, in the Adjust group, click Compress Pictures."

Is this not supported on Word 2017 Mac?

I need to compress the images.

Thanks
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I have an 85 page Word Document with 85 images, and when I convert it to PDF the file size becomes 1.33 GB!

That is totally unacceptable.

I am flummoxed that the file could never be so huge. These image are in the size range of 1MB to 10 MB.

Are there different file formats I could use that convert better?

How do I reduce the resolution to those images? I am hoping for a Word feature that lets me reduce resolution inside Word versus me needing to handle each image outside of Word, which will take the whole day.

Thanks.
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I often need to publish one - thirty jpg photos. I do have a website exclusively for this purpose. I am definitely not doing things the easy way.  I first must size the photos, then bring them into a program that assembles them into a mini album then publishes them. The program that I currently use is IRFANVIEW.  I am 99% sure that there is a free or next to free site that will enable me to perform this process MUCH easier. Can any Expert recommend one or two sites that are relatively troublefree for me? I would appreciate it.
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Is there an easy way without using the WWW to get background/foreground colors from the image itself that I am editing?
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I need to adjust image sizes manually for the rime being, since I do not yet know how to maintain aspect ratio on size reduction.

So, I need some measurement tool for the X and for the Y.

Does that exist?
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I see that neat feature too Place an image, but when I try and shrink if from the top corner, the aspect ration changes, making the image useless.

How do I adjust the size and force to to remain true?

Thanks
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EE Pros,

I have a logo that I have created in Powerpoint that I want to embed in the Header of a Doc. I'm preparing.  Currently I'm using SNAGIT to capture the logo and embed it.  Unfortunately, when I convert the Doc. to a PDF file, you can see the pixels (sort of gray) in the background of the lifted logo.  I think this may have to do with rastering.

Can you advise me on how to get a clean PIC from a Powerpoint image I have created?

Thank you in advance.

B.
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I can use Photoshop CC to create a frame, but now I need to insert an image into it. How do I do this from an existing image file? Is there a way to make the frame adjust to the aspect ration of the image file?

Thanks
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I have a wide angle view of a map and need to put a circle (or square) round a small piece of it and over the enlarged detail on the unimportant part of the map.

How do I do this?
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Can a pdf be used as an image on a web page?

Is there an easy, inexpensive way to convert a pdf to a jpg? Or png?

Thanks
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When opening a .jpg/.tiff or similar file that is attached to an Outlook 2010 message; it opens the file in Windows Photo Viewer with the message "please wait while the printer sends information to windows" which never goes away, the print button is grayed out. This happens for all available printers including network printers, local IP printers, and Adobe PDF.

Saving the file to the Desktop, opening with Windows Photo Viewer, and selecting print works without any issue.

I have tried the following:
Rename %systemroot%\System32\Spool\Printers to Printers.old
Rename %systemroot%\System32\Spool\Drivers\w32x86 to w32x86.old
Restarted Print Spooler service
Disabled DEP and previewers in Outlook
Reinstalled print drivers for network printers and Adobe
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I'm looking for new(er) unlocked cell phones for two family members.  We currently have iPhone 4S I bought on eBay.  They’ve served us well but now I’m looking for something bigger and newer, probably used or refurbished.  Our carrier is Consumer Cellular which is AT&T.  We don’t use our phones very much and we use basic features, calling, messaging, photos.  I’m thinking of getting some type of refurbished iPhone 6 (6, 6S, 6+ …).  

I have some questions:
1. Should I look for iPhones, since we already have them, or would another type of phone serve us just as well?  Its basic features would have to be as easy to use as the iPhone.  Are there better deals for Samsungs, Huawei… or other types of phones?  Or should we stick with iPhones since we already have them?
2. Can I trust used/refurbished phones?  Can you suggest the best places to buy them?
3. I’m always willing to spend a bit more money to get a lot more value.  Which model of phone should I look for?  6 versus 6S versus….?
4. Any other considerations?
Thanks,
Alan
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Hi,

I'm getting up to speed with using SnagIt for screen captures. I'm trying to add a text box with an arrow pointing to a component of the screenshot.

While I can type text into a whitespace area of the screenshot, it displays w/o a border.  So, I need to figure out how to add the border. If SnagIt could do it automatically, like MS Word does for text boxes, that would be great. In addition, what's the best way to add a red arrow?

Thanks,
Steve
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I can use Fuzzy Select to find the colored areas I want. How do I then add a dark order to that region?

Right now, it just twinkles to show it is active...so how do I transition to actually use that region?

Thanks
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I saw a video which had a long list of optional tools to be used in the Layers window, but I only see a few...

Layers

I have a Mac. Is that the difference?

Thanks.
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I would like to buy a selfie stick for my iPhone 6 if it let me take pictures in a different perspective, and not of myself.

Sometimes, I want to be a few feet taller.

Can it be used for this?

What is the longest one I could get?

Can it secure my phone safely?

Thanks
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I would like the ability to come back that image and update any element which I add today. Does each event go in its own layer?

Or, is there another way to be able to edit, for example, a line? I may want to reduce the line width a month from now...

Thanks.
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On the following advertisement, I see an item in the picture that does not appear in the list of items at the bottom of the page...

Any idea what it is?

See attached image...

Gadget
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Nikon-COOLPIX-P900-Digital-Camera-83x-Optical-Zoom-Wi-Fi-Black-32GB-Bundle-/322284062468?hash=item4b09a08704:g:gqYAAOSwBt5ZNv5w

ALSO, I have a question about the size of the memory card(s). I see this has two at 16GB each. I also see a refurbished camera with a single 64 GB card.

Can you give me some ice how fast a 16GB card would fit with this camera? Let's say, distant shots require me the max resolution and file size per pic.

How many would a 16BG card hold?

Thanks
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I see how to use Gimp for Mac to draw a line, but it's to thick. I want 1 pixel.

I tried using the Brush editor with no luck.

What's the trick?

I have Gimp 2.8.22 (Mac)

Thanks
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On one image.

How do I do this? I assume a new Layer would be smart, but can not get this to work.

They are different heights and will need slight adjustments to dimensions.

This one does not work...

https://gimper.net/threads/re-how-can-i-put-multiple-pics-side-by-side-to-make-one-picture.1042/

I do not see the second image...

Thanks.
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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.