> 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
> Automation plug-in?
> 
>  > 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
> Windows.
> 
> But:
> 
> 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
> manipulation.

Piece of cake for Perl scripting ! 
Just take Gallery maker plugin and change some lines :))))
About Perl-Gimp for Windows, I've done a skeleton of that stuff....
Problem is it doesn't work with structs yet (Perl blessing doesn't work
at all).

Regards,
Fabian

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