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From: Ralph Corderoy <>
Subject: [COFF] Re: converting lousy scans of pdfs into something more useable
Date: Sat, 04 Feb 2023 07:59:16 +0000	[thread overview]
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units(1) can do the sum for you.

    $ units -1 475point in
	    * 6.5972222

Be aware there are several kinds of ‘point’; search
/usr/share/units/definitions.units for /^point to get to the relevant

It will also do your simple ‘echo ... | bc -l’ sums.

    $ units 2560/96
            Definition: 26.666667

GraphicsMagick, gm(1), may be more consistent and future-proof than

> I'd really like to get away from needing Photoscape X, though.
> Then I could entirely automate the workflow in bash...

gmic(1) is a very powerful and little known image-processing program.
It may help dump PhotoScape X.

Cheers, Ralph.

  parent reply	other threads:[~2023-02-04  7:59 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2023-02-03 15:27 [COFF] " Will Senn
2023-02-03 16:00 ` [COFF] " Dennis Boone
2023-02-03 16:01 ` Bakul Shah
2023-02-03 16:25   ` Will Senn
2023-02-04  7:59 ` Ralph Corderoy [this message]
     [not found] <>
2023-02-03 16:21 ` [COFF] Re: converting lousy scans of pdfs into something more, useable Will Senn
2023-02-03 17:09 [COFF] Re: converting lousy scans of pdfs into something more useable Bakul Shah

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