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Re: Add scale bar to Image

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  • Subject: [mg126939] Re: Add scale bar to Image
  • From: JJ <slapjack0 at>
  • Date: Mon, 18 Jun 2012 05:48:15 -0400 (EDT)
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Got it to work with,

photo = Import["photo.tiff"];
marks = Table[{x,x^2},{x,0,1000,100}];
Show[photo, Frame->True, FrameTicks->{marks,None}]

If this was a Plot[..] (not within Show[..]), I believe Ticks->{..} would have worked in the same way.


On Sunday, June 17, 2012 8:57:32 AM UTC+1, JJ wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm looking for a way to add a scale to an image (an imported TIFF file). 
> I've searched the forums, but many answers are for Graphics (generated plots etc), not Images. 
> I have,
> photo = Import["example.jpg"]
> If I use, 
> Show[photo, Frame->True]
> the frame is very nice, but is it possible to scale the numbers it uses? (or somehow overlay a axis onto the image?)
> Thanks

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