software for digitizers

ard jonker a337ard at horus.sara.nl
Wed Mar 6 09:27:06 EST 1996

It might sound like a panacee and it might be a bit of overkill, but
NIH-Image can do this I believe, with just the mouse. If you explicidly
want to use a digitiser, as long as it is a macintosh digitiser, you can
use the digitiser as mouse and start reading this message again.

NIH can do macro programming alike Pascal,and is specialised in image
processing (length, area, perimeter etc) so this should be a piece of
It is freely available from zippy.nimh.nih.gov in the pub/image directory
it runs on a macintosh with system 7 or better


In article <4hfrft$265 at jaring.my>, carosch at pop.jaring.my (JustAsking) wrote:

>  I'm in a market research company. We have a requirement for a
> software that can work with a digitizer to do the following :
> We have a question type called line-scale with 2 extremes - eg.
> Excellent-------------------------------------------------------- Poor
> The respondent will mark on the line like this :
> Excellent ----------------------X--------------------------------Poor
> The software should be able to give the value of the length of the
> starting point to the ending point (the one marked by the respondent).
> The digitizer will be used to detect all these points. Minimum the
> software should be able to give the coordinates of the starting &
> ending point and allows for us to manipulate the scirpt to get the
> value.
> Appreciate if you can let me know if any software will be able to do
> this.
> Regards
> Rosalind

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