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Post Thu Jul 07, 2005 7:59 am

michael_g_hu wrote:what I want now is which module should I use ,I 've download the PIL,does it help ? ...

Not if you don't use it -- just downloading it isn't enough :wink:.


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Post Sun Aug 14, 2005 5:37 am

Argh... I can't believe this. I spent hours staring at the numbers, until much, much later I realized that I made a programming error that cut out duplicate digits... which is why when I used The Table earlier it didn't make any sense.

Heh :D


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Post Mon Aug 15, 2005 11:42 am

I don't understand how to do this level... I've downloaded and installed the (hopefully) correct module, now I just don't know what to do.


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Post Mon Aug 15, 2005 2:36 pm

Assuming you DO have the right module, look at mjpeters hint at the top of page 3


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Post Mon Aug 15, 2005 2:45 pm

I don't know what I'm supposed to do with that hint...
EDIT: I get this error: "IOError: decoder zip not available" when executing my script..


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Post Mon Aug 15, 2005 10:51 pm

got it
the message number you get from the gray bar is in the asc code :wink:


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Post Sun Aug 28, 2005 12:16 pm

I am not smart enough :(

He says I am smart, but I can't turn the numbers into normal chars.
May the problem with my codepage ?
chr(10) couldn't be in a normal uml.


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Post Mon Aug 29, 2005 1:24 am

If you find unprintable information, you made a mistake in your code. See earlier hints in this forum.


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Post Mon Oct 03, 2005 11:11 am

Re: Plesae help

glmrenard wrote:Hello, I think I am using the good module.
I have extracted the gray bar and now, I can get detail about every pixel but I really dont't know how useful the information can be.

Please help...

Hi, could you show us the good module. I really apprisiate your great help.


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Post Fri Nov 11, 2005 12:17 pm

if on OS X

see this site instead of effbot



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Post Sat Nov 12, 2005 5:10 pm

I'm using pil, but I don't have any idea of what function to use... :|


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Post Tue Nov 22, 2005 9:15 am

smart guy

So I'm supposed to be a smart guy.
I have a list of 9 numbers now but can't turn them into text. Some hints above I guess might be misleading:
- the unprintable chars are b/c the grey bar does not extend all the way across, and not due to a mistake in my processing
- Also, the first section of the bar is only 5 pixels wide, but this is not important.
I already used both parts of the hint (i*7, 43). Any other hint, missing info?

Duh...error in program logic---lost duplicates


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Post Thu Dec 01, 2005 3:20 pm

seanroth wrote:I'm using pil, but I don't have any idea of what function to use... :|

Why don't you look at the picture with PIL?
Tell it where to look & it will tell you what it sees...


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Post Wed Apr 05, 2006 12:31 pm

Can someone give a hint about extracting the grey bar, if that's what you're supposed to do. Does it involve crop? If not, can I get a hint for at least which module in the package to use, and maybe which function(s). I've looked through the main module and I don't see much, except maybe crop, but I don't know how to get the coordinates.

If (i * 7, 43) is a hint, I have no clue what 'i' means.


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Post Sat May 13, 2006 3:46 am

(i*7,43) -> that's where <spoiler removed>

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