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

Michael Williams williams at astro.ox.ac.uk
Mon Apr 17 18:05:34 CEST 2006

On Mon, Apr 17, 2006 at 10:44:27AM -0400, 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.

If you're comfortable with the command line, ImageMagick is probably the
most extensible and robust way of doing this. See, e.g.


-- Mike
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