Image Tools

Background

This package is presented as a way for users to load, display, and print out summary views from sets of TIFF images without needing to write code.

Operation

Once installed, the package is accessible from the Packages->Panels->Image Tools menu.

The displayed content is divided as three frames.

  • An image display window shows the currently active image
  • A histogram display pane shows histograms below the image being displayed.
  • Operation of the package is done using inputs on a control panel.

Main Tab

Load
  • Load a single image, multiple images, a folder of images, or a selection of images from a stack.
  • Choose to keep the source (or not), to extract any one or all of the RGB channels, and/or to create a grayscale image.
Display/Print
  • Step through images that are loaded as sets using buttons to advance or go backward in the loaded sets.
  • Choose one or more images to assemble to make a contact print layout with or without the histogram.
Histograms
  • See the histogram on linear and log scales as well as the cumulative and derivative histograms.
  • Hide the histogram frame when desired.
  • Scale the derivative histogram to search for positions of zero crossings (peaks in histogram).
  • Select a region of interest (RoI) to show the histograms.
  • Lock the RoI to continue using the selection tool on the image.

Future Plans

The near-term plan is to add tools (tabs) to the control panel to allow a user to calibrate xy scales, perform thresholding, and extract line profiles on one image or across the sets of loaded images.

 

Project Details

Current Project Release

First public release version

Release File: Image Tools 1.00.zip
Version: 1.00
Version Date: Fri, 04/06/2018 - 03:11 pm
Version Major: 1
Version Extra: 0
Version Patch Level: 0
OS Compatibility: Windows Mac-Intel
Release Notes:

This is the first release version. The control panel only has one Main tab to Load, Display/Print, or (View) Histograms.

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