Robert Starr writes:
> I'd like to talk a bit about this "Contact Sheet" and see if anyone on
> the list has any comments.
> 1-Select Contact Sheet
> 2-Dialogue appears asking various options:
> That's about it, you hit create and it grabs the files, one at a time
> from the chosen directory, shrinks them into thumbnails and places them
> on the contact sheet according to the number of rows and colums.
Umm, yes, this definitely is not a Filter type plug-in, so you won't
be able to run it in GIMP through the pspi plug-in. Maybe it's an
> So, can this be done in the GIMP? Can it be scripted or is that
> too complicated a procedure?
Presumably something like this might be scriptable with script-fu?
Hmm. Except that maybe there is no exposed way to do readdir() and
stat() type stuff from script-fu? From Gimp-Perl it certainly would be
possible, but that won't help you as Gimp-Perl hasn't been ported to
For batch image conversion and similar tasks, it is always suggested
to use ImageMagick instead of GIMP. I wouldn't at all be surprised if
ImageMagick had this functionality? Check www.imagemagick.org. If
ImageMagick does what you need, I don't think there really is much
sense in writing a script or plug-in to do it from GIMP, as this
basically is a batch job -style task and not interactive image
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