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Inpaint black pixels in image filter


Used instruments: Interval figure, Draw delimiter measurements filter, Inpaint black pixels in image filter.

Objects of research: photos with volvox image by 4-times increasing (Volvox.jpeg).

Task: to draw the black parts in the image having restored them according to the surrounding image.

NOTE. Tutorial does not contain the information on all the possibilities of the application. Here the optimal way of solving the task set is offered.

Step 1. Launch of the application

Launch the Altami Studio application. For launching the application use the Altami Studio sortcut at the workbench or the menu item Start→Programs→Altami Ltd→Altami Studio 3.0. Besides, the application can be launched from a folder into which it was installed (usually it is C:\Program Files\Altami Ltd\Altami Studio 3.0\).

Step 2. Opening the file

In Altami Studio application open the file with the image, in order to do that, use the menu item File→Open and mark the file Volvox.jpg. It is in Tutorials\Pictures folder which lies in the main folder of the application. Click the Open button.

The following image will appear in the application window:

Picture 1. Opened document in the Altami Studio application

Step 3. Opening of the Filters panels

Call the Filters panel with the help of the Filters→Filters.

Picture 2. Opening of the Filters panel

Step 4. Drawing of the black area

In order to place the interval click the pictogram Add interval to the active document, then point with the left button of the mouse the beginning and end of the interval.

Picture 3. Creating of the interval figure

After the interval is created, mark it and click the right button of the mouse. By that, a context menu shall appear. Select in it the Delimiter point (Picture 4).

Picture 4. Transformation of the Interval figure into the delimiter

Then add to the document the filter Draw delimiter measurements, having used the menu Filters→Work with measurements→Draw delimiter measurements.

Picture 5. Adding the Draw delimiter measurements filter

Click with the right button of the mouse at the image and in the appeared context menu select the point Show measurements (picture 6).

Picture 6. Switching off the Show measurements settings

Step 5. Adding the Inpaint black pixels in image filter to the document

Select in the menu the point Filters→Working with background→Inpaint black pixels in image.

Picture 7. Adding the Inpaint black pixels in image filter

Step 6. Adjusting the Inpaint black pixels in image filter

Upon marking the Inpaint black pixels in image filter in the Filters panel there appears in the lower part the window with the settings of this filter. Here you can switch on and switch off the filter, having put and having taken away the tick in the check box opposite the enabled parameter.

Picture 8. Action of the Recuperation filter

Leave the inpaintRadius parameter equal to 3 by default.

Read more on the subject:

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Threshold of color image filter
Adjust histogram
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Inpaint image by mask filter
Adaptive threshold filter
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