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Fred's ImageMagick TextEffect Utility

Thanks, Fred! I really like your texteffect utility.

  1. for f in 'Breakfast' 'Lunch' 'Dinner'; do ./texteffect -t $f -s plain -e normal -f Arial -p 48 -c royalblue -b white -S 1024x768 $f.png; done
  2. ls -l *.png

    -rwxrwxrwx 1 mpayne mpayne 39547 Apr 21 15:55 Breakfast.png
    -rwxrwxrwx 1 mpayne mpayne 27169 Apr 21 15:55 Dinner.png
    -rwxrwxrwx 1 mpayne mpayne 26342 Apr 21 15:55 Lunch.png
  3. file *.png

    Breakfast.png: PNG image data, 1014 x 190, 16-bit/color RGB, non-interlaced
    Dinner.png:    PNG image data, 994 x 256, 16-bit/color RGB, non-interlaced
    Lunch.png:     PNG image data, 985 x 277, 16-bit/color RGB, non-interlaced

Now to try the generated images on on the Vefaii clock