Mark Hughes M.Hughes at RBGE.ORG.UK
Mon Dec 2 09:58:08 CST 2002


Try Scion Image, from the software section of:

This is a free programme, and there are mac and PC versions. Ive
found it very useful for calculating the areas of scanned leaf images.


Mark Hughes.

>I'm looking for an application that will permit me to accurately outline
>an irregular shape (a fly's wing, cell's borders, etc.), and, when the
>outline is closed, will compute and display the area enclosed in
>centimeters, millimeters, or microns. I envision using some sort of
>stylus to outline the area, but am open to suggestions.  I'd prefer an
>application suitable for Macintosh use, but will welcome info on PC
>applications as well. Replies may be made to the net or directly to my
>email address. Thanks, R. J. Ferry rjsrstex at

Dr Mark Hughes
Gesneriaceae Research Group
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
20a Inverleith Row

0131 248 2893

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