Join Eric Wexler for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding Scale bars automatically, part of Photoshop CS3 Extended for BioMedical Research.
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Under the new Analysis menu in Photoshop CS3 Extended is the new Place Scale…Marker option. If the image is calibrated, this is a fast method to add a…simple line scale marker to an image.…If you are following along with me, open 40x_25u.tif and Myo40x.tif both found…in your Chapter 11 Exercise files. The first thing we are going to do is custom…calibration from our 40x_25 that we then can use to apply to the Myo40 and…have Photoshop add the scale measurement marker. We go to Analysis > Set…Measurement Scale > Custom.…
We use the Ruler tool that it automatically gives us to draw across four of…the grids, holding down our Shift key so it's horizontal, and we make sure we…match the edge of the line to the right hand side of the grid line so it…matches our beginning point.…We see our Pixel length is 405, our Logical Length, we want to make sure it's…100 and then Logical Units. We want to change this so that it's Mu, and on the…Macintosh, you hold down the Option key and hit M. Alternatively, you can hold…
NOTE: Actual biological research images are used for this title's examples. Some of these images, including those of internal organs and dissected animals, may be considered graphic or offensive to some viewers. Viewer discretion is strongly advised.
- Understanding imaging in biomedical research
- Getting started in Photoshop
- Organizing digital assets
- Working with image stacks
- Evaluating image color and histograms
- Modifying images for research
- Compensating for acquisition problems and limitations
- Adding reference information to images
- Sharing work
- Optimizing and creating a DICOM image or animation