[IAEP] FW: Need Sources of Images for FotoToon

Eduardo H. Silva hoboprimate at gmail.com
Mon Apr 23 16:48:31 EDT 2012

No dia 23 de Abril de 2012 14:14, Caryl Bigenho <cbigenho at hotmail.com> escreveu:
> Hi Guys...
> Looks like this won't go through with the attached image, so I removed it.
>  Too bad!  I can't wait fro a moderator to check it... I meed answers!
> Thanks, Caryl
> ________________________________
> From: cbigenho at hotmail.com
> To: support-gang at laptop.org; iaep at lists.sugarlabs.org
> Subject: Need Sources of Images for FotoToon
> Date: Sun, 22 Apr 2012 22:26:23 -0700
> Hi Folks,
> I'm working on the FotoToon chapter for the help Activity refresh.  it's  a
> great little program (sorry, Activity) and I'm really enjoying playing
> around with it.  My sample chapter uses photos imported via usb from my
> camera. I'll attach my sample project, just for fun.
> I would like to be able to list which Activities can generate images in png
> or tiff or jpg, or whatever to import to FotoToon (if it can be viewed in
> Image Viewer, it can be imported). If you are familiar with some of the
> Activities and know that they can export images, please send a short note,
> with instructions for doing it so I can learn how. Screen shots don't count
> because they show the menu bars, etc. (unless you know an easy way to remove
> them with an XO).

You can crop out the toolbar in screenshots with Paint. Click on the
"Select area" icon, then drag a box leaving out the toolbar. Then copy
the selection (Ctrl+c or using the Edit toolbar), and in the
clipboard, choose "Keep" in the new clipping's palette.

> Ed helped me with the "photo shoot." I tried to keep the sample foods ones
> that would have a wide international recognition (while trying to minimize
> brand names) … also the red-checked cloth and the plain white plates can be
> found many places around the world. I also plan to upload the photos
> separately so that translators can use them when the manual gets localzed.
> Thanks,
> Caryl
> P.S. When we were done with the shoot… we ate the props!
> P.P.S. I notice no one has signed on to do a text "help chapter" for the
> Record Activity.  Is there anyone out there who can pick it up? It is a core
> Activity that really needs to be covered well.  If you would like to sign
> up... you know the drill. Here is the link to the Table of Contents
> (TOC): http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Help_Activity_refresh/TOC
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