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Wandering lonely as a clown...

The mindless ramblings of a bored person in Minehead.

  1. [SIMS] Pupil ID cards

    by , 20th July 2010 at 02:31 PM (Wandering lonely as a clown...)
    Quote Originally Posted by localzuk View Post
    A quick update to this. I have now created an ID creation utility which uses a couple of reports in SIMS.net (pre-admissions and on roll), exports some XML files and then uses these to create an ID (with the template for the ID being fixed with a bmp file as the background).

    It also keeps track of when an ID was printed (so, if you're doing 700 of them and only get 200 done in a day, you can see where you're up to).

    It is set up to work with our Magicard Tempo printer,
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  2. Using the DigiBlue camera in Linux

    by , 14th July 2010 at 12:06 PM (Wandering lonely as a clown...)
    I've just posted a new article about how to get the DigiBlue camera to work for stop motion animation in Ubuntu Linux.

    As the DigiBlue cameras are very Windows oriented, I decided to try and get one to work in a similar fashion in Ubuntu. Sadly, the process isn't quite as fluid but it is a lot more flexible as there are a plethora of software packages available for stop motion editing and video editing, some being ultra-simple (Luciole), others being more complex (Cinelerra).
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    Updated 14th July 2010 at 01:15 PM by localzuk

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