On 03/03/2009 05:36 PM, Matthew Flaschen wrote:
> Robert Parker wrote:
>> On Wed, Mar 4, 2009 at 1:53 AM, Chris G <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>> A couple of times recently I have wanted to print just part of an
>>> image (.jpg) and, as far as I can see, none of the applications I seem
>>> to have installed on my xubuntu lets me do this.
>>> I just want to view the image, select a bit of it with a marquee and
>>> then print. I guess the Gimp will do it but it's a bit OTT just for
>>> printing something.
>> sudo apt-get install imagemagick
>> It's a suite of image processing programs. To select part of an image
>> you probably want convert so 'man convert'
> Yes, in particular look at the -crop option. Also, you can have convert
> output to postscript and pipe directly to a2ps or lpr for the actual
> print. Just don't use good paper while you're testing.
> Matt Flaschen
Or simply print to a cups-pdf printer for testing first..
Note that one might think that imagemagick is a standalone program that
you just run, it's not. Info is here:
While imagemagik is indeed probably one of the best _command line_ set
of graphic programs out there, I doubt that it is what the OP is looking
Subject: Simple application to print part of an image - suggestions?
I just want to view the image, select a bit of it with a marquee and
then print. I guess the Gimp will do it but it's a bit OTT just for
None of which can be done with imagemagick by itself.
gthumb is probably the simpilest, gimp is just fine, and I'd even
recommend Google's Picasa 3 for linux:
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