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Re: gimp-user-list Digest, Vol 103, Issue 1

Paul St George

> Message: 1
> Date: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 14:19:16 +0200
> From: Paul St George<[hidden email]>
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> Subject: [Gimp-user] Converting TIFF files for use in Processing
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> Hello,
>
> I want to use .tiff files in Processing. I can load .tiff images into a
> Processing sketch if the image has been made by Processing. I cannot
> load other .tiff files. Does anyone know enough about both gimp and
> Processing to help? There is clearly something in the metadata that I
> need to discard or change.
>
> Thanks,
> Paul
>
>
>
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> Date: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 15:00:45 +0100
> From: Ken Moffat<[hidden email]>
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> Subject: Re: [Gimp-user] Converting TIFF files for use in Processing
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> On Tue, Mar 31, 2020 at 02:19:16PM +0200, Paul St George wrote:
>> Hello,
>>
>> I want to use .tiff files in Processing. I can load .tiff images into a
>> Processing sketch if the image has been made by Processing. I cannot load
>> other .tiff files. Does anyone know enough about both gimp and Processing to
>> help? There is clearly something in the metadata that I need to discard or
>> change.
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Paul
>>
> 'TIFF' has been described as 'Thousands of Incompatible File
> Formats'.  I've seen warnings in gimp, in the past, when
> opening tiffs created by a proprietary application (they were
> created many years ago), but at least they opened.
>
> An overview of the formats is at wikipedia.
>
> Perhaps you could raise an issue athttps://github.com/processing  to
> see if the requirements are documented anywhere ?
>
> ?en
> -- When alle is ?ayed and all is done, ye must choo?e your faces
> wisely, for soon enouff ye will be playing with fyre." The Nice and
> Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Prophecy 5004

Thanks Ken,
That was a very good suggestion. I found the relevant code at:
https://github.com/processing/processing/blob/master/core/src/processing/core/PImage.java#L3012

Now I just need to find someone who understands it! Any ideas?

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