[TriLUG] Adding a cloud to an xfig image

Andrew Perrin clists at perrin.socsci.unc.edu
Mon Oct 8 11:18:40 EDT 2007

Thanks - composite worked just great. I ended up with:

composite -dissolve 60 -gravity Center cloud.gif policyladder.eps policycloud.eps


Andrew J Perrin - andrew_perrin (at) unc.edu - http://perrin.socsci.unc.edu
Associate Professor of Sociology; Book Review Editor, _Social Forces_
University of North Carolina - CB#3210, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3210 USA

On Fri, 5 Oct 2007, Carl Schaefer wrote:

>> Any graphics-oriented folks here? I am trying to take an xfig image
>> and superimpose a semi-transparent cloud image on top of it.  I'm open
>> to using tools other than xfig if those are better.
> gimp can do this, but if you want a command line tool, I think this
> ImageMagick program will do what you describe:
> % composite -dissolve 20 cloud.jpg xfig.jpg output.jpg
> Carl
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