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ruby gem for creating meme images
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Escape percent signs with %% instead of \%.

\% is valid according to ImageMagick but RMagick errors on \%#.
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bin use meme_top_bottom
lib
spec Escape percent signs with %% instead of \%.
.gitignore add mongodb improving a bunch of things
.travis.yml Add rubies and run in container on travis.
COPYING add license
ChangeLog Version 0.3.0.
Gemfile Fix rubygems source.
README.md Move web application to meme_captain_web_v1 repo.
Rakefile Add sample generator rake task.
meme_captain.gemspec Update rmagick to 2.15.3.

README.md

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Ruby gem to create meme images (images with text added).

Runs locally and has no web dependencies.

Works with animated gifs.

Create a simple top and bottom text meme:

require 'open-uri'

require 'meme_captain'

open('http://memecaptain.com/troll_face.jpg', 'rb') do |f|
  i = MemeCaptain.meme_top_bottom(f, 'test', '1 2 3')
  i.display
  i.write('out.jpg')
end

Advanced usage with text sizing and positioning and RMagick attributes:

require 'open-uri'

require 'meme_captain'

open('http://memecaptain.com/cool_story_bro.jpg', 'rb') do |f|
  i = MemeCaptain.meme(f, [
    MemeCaptain::TextPos.new('the quick brown fox', 0.70, 0.1, 0.25, 0.5,
      :fill => 'green'),
    MemeCaptain::TextPos.new('jumped over the lazy dog', 100, 400, 200, 100,
      :font => 'Impact-Regular'),
    MemeCaptain::TextPos.new('test', 10, 10, 50, 25)
    ])
  i.display
  i.write('out.jpg')
end

Text box sizes and positions can be specified as pixels (the origin is the top left corner of the image) or as floats which are percentages of the image width and height. The x and y coordinates of a text box are the coordinates of its top left corner.

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