[OS X TeX] Adding text to a large number of graphics, saving back to jpg

Adam R. Maxwell amaxwell at mac.com
Mon Apr 17 17:16:46 CEST 2006

On Apr 17, 2006, at 07:44, Joseph C. Slater wrote:

> This seems like something that should be scriptable via LaTeX (or  
> off-topic, another method). I have 300 pictures that need  
> acknowledgments (who paid for them) placed on them within the  
> graphic. The same text goes in each. Is there a way to script this  
> in latex, knowing full well that on occasion the text will end up  
> in an undesirable location? Editing them one at a time seems rather  
> primitive, and this is something I expect to need to repeat in the  
> future. A watermark would be even better.

I'd probably set it up as a batch job in TIFFany3, but  
GraphicConverter might work as well.  Or ImageMagick; I'm fairly sure  
you can add text to images with it, and it would be pretty easy to  
script or write an automator action for it.

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