Simple application to print part of an image - suggestions?

Matthew Flaschen matthew.flaschen at
Wed Mar 4 03:22:16 UTC 2009

Patton Echols wrote:
> Imagemagick is a great set of tools, but not what OP is asking for.

I disagree.  IM can do what he wants with or without a GUI.

> having explored the "Convert" command a bit, I can say it would be 
> easier for OP to fire up GIMP to do what he wants.

Convert is /not/ the only way IM can do this.

> As I understand it, the idea is to be
> looking at an image, select some arbitrary part of the image with a 
> mouse, click "Print" and having the option to print the entire image or 
> just the selection.

Which ImageMagick's display command can do easily.  I just gave the full
steps in another email.

People, don't knock things before you've tried them.

Matt Flaschen

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