Looking for recommendations: simple GIMP

Jurgis Pralgauskis jurgis.pralgauskis at gmail.com
Fri Feb 19 18:39:32 GMT 2010


I made a short demo how to accomplish it with Inkscape

it is still being processed by youtube, I hope it would not take long.
the quality is weird at some moments (some parts are not refreshed
until), but I guess You'll get it :)

On Fri, Feb 19, 2010 at 4:53 PM, David Groos <djgroos at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Antonello,
> I'm getting stuck at:
> 1  crop to show just image and caption/annotation.
> 2  export just the cropped area as a jpg.
> Any ideas?
> David
> On Thu, Feb 18, 2010 at 8:18 AM, David Groos <djgroos at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Cool solution Antonello!  I'll give it a try.  This sounds like a simple
>> and complete solution.
>> David
>> On Thu, Feb 18, 2010 at 8:10 AM, antonello facchetti
>> <antonello.facchetti at alice.it> wrote:
>>> David Groos ha scritto:
>>>> Hi All,
>>>> I want students to be able to annotate images, such as photos taken
>>>> through a microscope, adding arrows and labels to parts of the image, for
>>>> example.  It might also be nice if there were contrast/brightness/saturation
>>>> controls.  Need the ability to export back to jpeg/png.  I don't want really
>>>> any other capabilities.  I just used GIMP for the first time and I had to
>>>> wade through 'layers' and tons of other concepts that I don't need but it
>>>> does look awesome.  Does anyone have advice on software that would be good
>>>> for this need?  This is a very key app in a science classroom and will form
>>>> part of the basic set of apps for my program.
>>>> Thanks!
>>>> David
>>> Maybe this could be complicating, but I would face the problem in a
>>> different way.
>>> You could use OpenOffice presentation:
>>> - Just make a single-slide presentation with the image you need to work
>>> on,
>>> - add  all extra objects (arrows, labels, text)
>>> - there is a basic possibility to elaborate the image (crop,
>>> contrast/brightness/saturation)
>>> - you can export to jpg/png and other
>>> - you can save also as a presentation, thus being possible to still
>>> modify the file.
>>> hope it helps
>>> Antonello
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