Re: [dev] portable photoshop-like lite application based on C?

From: Calvin Morrison <>
Date: Mon, 2 Dec 2013 13:00:16 -0500

I'm created a little "demo" image of what I imagined with an xterm and
qiv... there's no action but use you're imagination!

With some scripting it could be done. Not sure how layers would work.

see attachment.

On 2 December 2013 12:16, Silvan Jegen <> wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 02, 2013 at 12:00:10PM -0500, Calvin Morrison wrote:
>> [...]
>> Here would be my idea: A scripting window for commands, a graphics
>> window which shows the image buffer, and also allows recording of
>> mouse actions (as to script functions like select)
> You could just use dwm with
> - an open editor (scripting window for commands)
> - an image viewer (like [fm]eh; the image buffer)
> - (a terminal to run the script on the imagefile)
> The mouse macros/actions would be missing with that approach though.
> I was thinking about a simple GUI program displaying images which prints
> the dimensions of selections you make with it using a mouse. Those
> dimensions could then easily be plugged into ImageMagick for scripting.
> Doing image processing using a text-based interface exclusively seems
> quite hard. This is one of the rare cases where GUIs and mouse control
> actually make the most sense.

(image/png attachment: example.png)

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