Convert text to picture

echo -e "Some Text Line1\nSome Text Line 2" | convert -background none -density 196 -resample 72 -unsharp 0x.5 -font "Courier" text:- -trim +repage -bordercolor white -border 3 text.gif
generates a picture file with the text. Some other samples in: http://www.imagemagick.org/Usage/text/
Sample Output
the file text.gif is generated with the text.

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2010-02-25 18:58:42

What Others Think

Sorry--meant to mark it +1, but hit down instead.
TeacherTiger · 502 weeks and 3 days ago
neato!
linuxrawkstar · 502 weeks and 3 days ago
how neato can be used to same ? if anyone knows how to generate a diff image with a cool code color for bash, C and java, pls let me know
glaudiston · 502 weeks and 3 days ago
doesn't seem to work for mac os x :(
kjowens · 500 weeks ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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