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You may remember that I mentioned you can do a substitute on a pattern range, like changing "old" to "new" between a begin/end pattern:Another way to write this is to use the curly braces for grouping:I think this makes the code clearer to understand, and easier to modify, as you will see below.
The ability of ImageMagick, to process any image, in a standard, programmed,and automated way, using multiple steps all in the one command is what makesIM such a powerful tool. You can script up a very complex operation, thenapply it to many images. Image list operators, and parenthesis just madeIM an order of magnitude more powerful, allowing you to write more compleximage manipulation programs, with fewer commands.
Glossaries and live links: In long documents, even when you define an acronym or abbreviation at first use, it can be difficult to find the sentence in
which the term was spelled out, and readers are likely to become frustrated trying to go back and find the identifying sentence several pages (or chapters) later. In addition, many specialized terms are not familiar to the general reader (that would be anybody outside your own field). So, be kind. When writing a book or long report, create a glossary to help the reader keep track of specialized acronyms, terms and abbreviations in longer documents. These days, you can usually get your editor or editorial assistant to live link the glossary entries to the actual usage of such terms in text. Even with the existence of such links, however, it is helpful to define at first use. Some general rules:
Writing with Clarity and Style: AGuide toRhetorical Devices for Contemporary Writers takes you farbeyond thematerialhere, with full discussions of 60 devices, what they are, and how tousethem effectively in modern writing.
This type of argument is so common that a special (and complex) parser hasbeen written to convert such string arguments to numbers and flags, for use byany operator that needs a geometry argument.
Should there be a comma after the parenthesis and also after the “I”? It seems like a little thing, but it’s a bit confusing. Thank you for your assistance.
I think that’s okay, Kelvin. I like it when bloggers use a casual tone and write informally. It works well in many types of writing and makes the work a little more reader-friendly.
11. A.M. and P.M. may either be written in all capital letters or all lower case, but choose one style and stick with it. These abbreviations may be used in all types of writing but only with numbers or a numerical reference. The Brits leave out the periods (e.g., 8 am), but here in the U.S. you shouldn’t. People in the U.S. are likely to think you mean the word ‘am’ and misread, or at least have to pause to see what it is you really mean.
Well, OK, then. That suggests that the jury’s still out on that one, but some pretty big guns back the apostrophe (M.D.’s). Still, authorities fight fiercely about these things, so it’s wise to look it up and go with the style sheet your professor, textbook, company, or government agency uses or recommends. Just don’t be surprised when that varies from one venue to another. ()
Countries, States, and ZIP codes: The state of Pennsylvania is in the United States. North America is a continent which includes Canada. The Americas include North America, South America, and Central America. Is United States abbreviated U.S. or US? It depends. Major newspaper style guides (Associated Press Stylebook and The New York Times Manual of Style and Usage) recommend U.S. (periods, no space). Major scientific style guides and currently omit periods in capitalized abbreviations: US. (Never write it U S.) The by the way, is .us on the web.
When using the traditional form of abbreviation, use commas to offset them: Washington, DC, was built on what was essentially swampland. Note that the term is District of Columbia, but the abbreviation is not D of C. Generally, we leave the little words like determiners and prepositions out. However, earlier we saw that the Department of Defense calls itself the DOD…among other things. (There are actually to abbreviate those three little words.) That’s fine. I’m not about to argue about abbreviations and acronyms with anybody who’s that much more powerful and better armed than I am, and the military glories in its abbreviations. Would you believe that there’s a : Department of Defense Index of Specifications and Standards.
Do you set aside time to study grammar, spelling, and punctuation? Have you ever struggled with how to properly use or format punctuation marks in a piece of writing? How do you use parentheses? Share your thoughts by leaving a comment.
Because of this the command may not even read an image into memory, but mayuse secondary programs outside IMproper to do the conversion directly. This completely external aspect howeverhas fallen into disuse over time, and lack of need, except as a means ofreading in and writing out complex images file formats.