i have not encountered anything native to windows 10 that opens .jp2;
that's why i'm trying so many third-party softwares - the latest being
http://www.fastone.org .. and this latest too does not seem like it's
friendly to a tablet with touchpad keyboard or else i don't understand how
to work it: it's requiring an immense time to create thumbnails for the 517
.jp2 pages; and i see no way to use its slideshow feature without first
creating these thumbnails; and i see no way to view this book without using
the slideshow feature.
i tried using the gimp 2.8 .scm that Bob mentioned; the script's window
does indeed appear but i can't understand how to operate that either!
What's the difference between a viewer and a converter?
/s/ Neal Weissman
On Thu, Oct 1, 2015 at 2:27 AM, Bob Long <b...@oblong.com.au> wrote:
> Neal Weissman wrote on 01/10/15 14:21:
> > Thank You Bob.
> > But I need to confess that I'm a newbie and I don't know how to use an
> > .scm file;am I supposed to place it into a specified gimp folder? And do
> > you know whether it will work for .jp2 - I see that it accommodates .jpg
> > but I don't know whether that means that it will accommodate “jpeg2000”
> "In Windows Vista [ajnd presumably later version of Windows], the path
> to the GIMP scripts folder is C:\Users\Your User Name\.gimp-2.6\scripts."
> It might even be ".gimp-2.8" if you have a later version of GIMP.
> Put the .scm file there then start GIMP.
> But as others have suggested it's probably better to use a simpler image
> viewer. I don't use Windows much now, but I imagine the Microsoft image
> viewer included with Windows should have a means of simply going to the
> next image. Probably arrows left/right somewhere on a toolbar.
> Bob Long
> > /s/ Neal Weissman
> > On Wed, Sep 30, 2015 at 9:47 PM, Bob Long <b...@oblong.com.au
> > <mailto:b...@oblong.com.au>> wrote:
> > Neal Weissman wrote on 30/09/15 15:37:
> > > i just installed gimp 2.8.
> > >
> > > i downloaded a book in .gz which when unzipped yields 517
> sequential .jp2
> > > files (each sequential file of course yielding a page of the
> book). How can
> > > I use gimp to open these .jp2 files sequentially?
> > There is a script for GIMP someone has written that allows somewhat
> > easier sequential processing of images:
> > www.gimpchat.com/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=4846&start=10#p60519
> > <http://www.gimpchat.com/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=4846&start=10#p60519>
> > (post #13,
> > which has the attachment).
> > [...]
> > --
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