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call functions with image parameter

Jun 14, 2011, 14:54
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call functions with image parameter
Hello, im new to this script-fu console thingy so please bear with me.
I need to crop a bunch of images down to 100x80 pixels so I wanted to at least try to speed things up by using the console. Browsing through the available functions I came across this: gimp-image-crop.
I figured I could simply type (gimp-image-crop "thumb.jpg" 100 80 0 0) but get the following output: Error: Invalid type for argument 1 to gimp-image-crop
I figure I need to define a new image with the proper image type but I don't know how, I was hoping I would have to familiarize myself with the scripts syntax too much to use this function.
Any help greatly appreciated
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Jun 15, 2011, 09:43
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RE: call functions with image parameter
(Jun 14, 2011 15:30)ofnuts Wrote:  If you need to crop (or rescale) a bunch of images, it will be a lot faster to look at ImageMagick (in particular the "convert" command). The ImageMagick tools can perform all kind of surgery on images of all kinds of formats, very quickly, from scripts.

Otherwise, the "image" parameter used in "gimp-image-crop" is something you would get as the return value of a "gimp-file-load" among other things.

ImageMagick is wonderful thanks for the tip
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