Another symmetry idea: Clone, flip horizontally and join

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megetious69
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Another symmetry idea: Clone, flip horizontally and join

Post by megetious69 »

Clone, flip horizontally and join would be another interesting combo of a single batch step as a symmetry that's not just midway of the image but of the whole image flipped and joined.
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Re: new symmetry ideas

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megetious69 wrote: Mon Jul 04, 2022 4:53 pm clone, flip horazontaly and join would be another interesting combo of a single batch step as a symetry thats not just midway of the image but of the whole image fliped and joined
Sounds interesting, megetious69. As you might know, a picture is worth a thousand words. ;) Could you please provide an original image plus the result to better judge the potential of this?
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Re: new symmetry ideas

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Might be possible now using XnConvert and some ingenuity... :wink:

Is that what you mean megetious69?

A practical problem though: there is no way I can see to change the watermark image, so only one file could be processed at a time.

Should be possible using NConvert command line tool in a batch file, but I think the mirror function would have to be added?
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Re: Another symmetry idea: Clone, flip horizontally and join

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at the current i dont have any picture like that ready ..
beside it looks like any symmetry picture
but i did find another program on microsoft store that does it...
yet its kinda slow at what it does
and i dont know its name now since im stuck back on win 8.1 ..
and since things aint workin as normal since they dropt suport for 8.1...
but its basicly a mirror combine side by side ..

and or you could use slide show features to make images move then run the batch symmetry on the video jpgs ..
but thats still different than being able to simply slide the symmetry lines you want ...

that would be cool even for diagonal symmetry lines or other patterns..

as if split even four then sym those out then rejoin back to the same order...

but doing it without so many steps would be awesome since there dont seem to be exact control on the joins and it dont keep the original lay of the original image ...
but symmetry with control on the sym line and patterns for the symmetry could give the same effect without breaking the image down to splits ...

the other is mirror then join but combined to the single step added to the symmetry options which would be cool for a single batch step instead of all the back and forth ...

cuz ya gota afix a name that makes mirrored image apear side by side with the originals then run, verses one batch choice on the lower count single original... i just hate multiple steps if it can be shortend to a single step

but symmetry patterns would be like how many symmetry lines do ya want orb symms or boxes or star symms aka shapes where inside has the symmetry lines includeing angle choices and or bars up and down like the slideshow effects but with symmetry to each bar hate to make that many splits just to mirror then join then find it aint in exact order for each narrow cut even though it can be done in all those steps ..
but we just love faster ,,right ..!!!

but cool useless but cool ...speeds up the process and keeps the numbers a little bit less when you can do it in one ....
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Re: Another symmetry idea: Clone, flip horizontally and join

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It is interesting that you have previously seen an app that provided various forms of output. It would be helpful if you could outline clearly the functions requested, first the basic options desired, and then suggestions for more complex options that you think could be useful. Any form of illustration, even hand drawn and photographed if necessary, would be helpful.

Meanwhile, some basic outputs could probably be created using XnView MP with simple scripts created using one of the many scripting utilities such as AutoHotKey or possibly a more basic utility.

I have also requested that the XnView MP View > Mirror options be added to the command line utility NConvert to enable some basic mirror function to be created using batch files.
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Re: Another symmetry idea: Clone, flip horizontally and join

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NConvert in fact already supports mirror horizontal and vertical actions but with these options:

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-xflip                   : Flip horizontal
-yflip                   : Flip vertical
A number of symmetry effects could therefore be created now using NConvert scripts.