[Digikam-users] Creating a collage

Gilles Caulier caulier.gilles at gmail.com
Mon Sep 2 22:33:58 BST 2013


Try this one :

http://www.flickr.com/photos/digikam/9656136465/

It's a kipi-plugin available from "Tools/Create Photos Layout" menu entry...

Gilles Caulier

2013/9/2 Jean-Fran├žois Rabasse <jf at e-artefact.eu>:
>
> On Mon, 2 Sep 2013, Anders Lund wrote:
>
>> There appears to be no tool in KDE, that allows me to create a
>> collage/montage
>> combining a few images into one :(
>
>
> Hi Anders,
>
> With the ImageMagik package, there's plenty of command line tools, not just
> the convert program.
>
> To do montages there's ... montage.
> Using the proper options, you can do exactly the layout you wish.
>
> E.g. montage of IMG1.jpg and IMG2.jpg, side by side from left to right :
>   montage -geometry +2+0 -tile 2x1 IMG1.jpg IMG2.jpg FinalImage.jpg
>
> +2+0 means to add 2 pixels horizontal between images, but can be 0 or
> whatever.
>
> Montage of two images, but in top bottom order :
>   montage -geometry +0+2 -tile 1x2 IMG1.jpg IMG2.jpg FinalImage.jpg
>
> The -tile argument specifies layout in columns x lines form.
> Montage of 4 images, 2 then 2 under, would be  -tile 2x2, etc.
>
> This tool is very efficient and fast, and you can use it in scripts.
> Have a look at the program documentation, there's many options.
>
> Regards,
> Jean-Fran├žois
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