finding the RGB value of a pixel

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finding the RGB value of a pixel

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Is there a way to ask for the RGB values of a pixel at location X, Y?

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Re: finding the RGB value of a pixel

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Is there a way to ask for the RGB values of a pixel at location X, Y?
What are you using? The command-line, PerlMagick, MagickCore, MagickWand, Magick++, iMagick? The answer depends on your interface to ImageMagick.

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Re: finding the RGB value of a pixel

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The command line.

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Re: finding the RGB value of a pixel

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convert rose.png[1x1+10+10] txt:
# ImageMagick pixel enumeration: 1,1,65535,rgb
0,0: (18504,16448,14649) #484840403939 rgb(72,64,57)

or

convert rose.png[1x1+10+10] -format "%[fx:int(255*r)],%[fx:int(255*g)],%[fx:int(255*b)]" info:
72,64,57

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Re: finding the RGB value of a pixel

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I don't understand this [1x1+10+10]

What does this mean?

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Re: finding the RGB value of a pixel

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It is a subsection of the image that is 1x1 pixel at offset x=10 and y=10 from the upper left corner.

see
http://www.imagemagick.org/script/comma ... essing.php
http://www.imagemagick.org/Usage/files/#read_mods

you can also do it this way:

convert rose.png -format "%[fx:int(255*p{10,10}.r)],%[fx:int(255*p{10,10}.g)],%[fx:int(255*p{10,10}.b)]" info:
72,64,57

see
http://www.imagemagick.org/script/fx.php
http://www.imagemagick.org/Usage/transform/#fx_escapes

If you are on Windows, see
http://www.imagemagick.org/Usage/windows/

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Re: finding the RGB value of a pixel

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drewvy wrote:I don't understand this [1x1+10+10]
Its a crop done immediateally after reading, before the image is added to the current image sequence in memory.

Equivelent to

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 convert rose.png  -crop 1x1+10+10  txt:-
just faster.

NOTE you may have to quote the square brackets as it is a 'shell meta-charcater'
so the original command should have been...

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convert rose.png'[1x1+10+10]' txt:-
Another alternative is

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  convert rose.png -format "%[pixel:p{10,10}]" info:
Though that may produce a color name, instead of the pixels RGB values. For a 16 bit image it may also use percent values in the RGB value it returns. Fred's more complex method gurantees the return of a the 8bit RGB values.

For more methdos and information see
IM Examples, Color Quantization and Dithering, Extracting Colors
http://www.imagemagick.org/Usage/quantize/#extract
Anthony Thyssen -- Webmaster for ImageMagick Example Pages
https://imagemagick.org/Usage/

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