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by TinySpeck
Sun Sep 16, 2018 4:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Testimonials
Replies: 14
Views: 31326

Re: Testimonials

If you already bought PI, know that the price is worth it for its stacking capabilities alone. It is probably the best AP processing program of the old filter-upon-filter-upon-filter paradigm; as such it is a great toolbox. Unfortunately its tools don't have a concept of time progression / signal e...
by TinySpeck
Fri Sep 14, 2018 8:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Testimonials
Replies: 14
Views: 31326

Re: Testimonials

Hello Ivo, I'm a brand new astrophotographer. I've been struggling with equipment for a while, but things are finally starting to come together. I had been getting nice results with some preliminary images using StarTools, and now with some decent image data StarTools seemed to be working quite well...
by TinySpeck
Fri Sep 14, 2018 2:59 pm
Forum: Feature Requests
Topic: Possible hotkeys?
Replies: 4
Views: 3855

Re: Possible hotkeys?

Hi Ivo -- I'd love a "Do" hotkey. It's cumbersome and time-consuming to keep going between the controls and sliders at the bottom up to the Do at the top, and makes it difficult to iterate and adjust.
by TinySpeck
Fri Sep 14, 2018 2:53 pm
Forum: Feature Requests
Topic: Zoom / Hand Feature
Replies: 3
Views: 3391

Re: Zoom / Hand Feature

I totally agree! Something like mouse Wheel to pan up/down, Shift-Wheel to pan side-to-side, and Ctrl-Wheel to zoom would match other software and be a real time-saver.
by TinySpeck
Thu May 10, 2018 9:45 pm
Forum: Software Troubleshooting
Topic: Mask creating spurious single pixels
Replies: 2
Views: 2104

Mask creating spurious single pixels

When I use Mask / Auto / Stars to create a mask, there are a large number of spurious single pixels which appear. These pixels don't seem to have much to do with the image -- they don't look like they're appearing on noise peaks. Please see the attached video. I'm switching between Shrink and Undo t...
by TinySpeck
Thu May 10, 2018 8:39 pm
Forum: Image Processing Troubleshooting
Topic: Mask single pixel deletion
Replies: 2
Views: 2160

Mask single pixel deletion

I'm a new Star Tools user. When creating a mask using Auto / Stars, I sometimes end up with a large number of single pixel mask dots in order to capture the faintest stars in the mask. When I then do the shrink / grow trick to eliminate them, I lose some of my faintest stars too. My faintest stars a...