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Windows 10, Emacs 25.1, Dired+

I want to open image file from Emacs. I start Emacs by emacs -Q

So in tutorial:

To enter Image-Dired, mark the image files you want to look at in the Dired buffer, using m as usual. Then type C-t d (image-dired-display-thumbs). 

I do this steps but I get error:

Thumb could not be created for file d:/TEMP/test/nokia_path.png

Here screenshot:

image_dired

  • There's not enough info here to debug this, IMO. It works for me, with both vanilla Emacs (emacs -Q) and with Dired+. Can you create a thumbnail of that image file otherwise (without Dired)? Possibly there is some problem with that image or with the code that creates thumbnails from image files. – Drew Dec 8 '17 at 18:44
  • I success open this image by another application: XnView. Also I success open another image files by XnView. But with Emacs any images not open. I get same error massage – Alex Dec 8 '17 at 21:15
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image-dired works using the convert program part of the Imagemagick toolkit. So my crystal ball tells me you don't have that toolkit installed (or not in your $PATH), and for some reason there is some other convert executable in your $PATH.

  • Where I can get convert program? – Alex Dec 9 '17 at 9:01
  • As I said, it's in the Imagemagick toolkit. On my machine I install it with aptitude install imagemagick. – Stefan Dec 9 '17 at 15:14
  • So I must install external application Imagemagick. So as result the Emacs can not show image in dired mode out-of-box ? – Alex Dec 9 '17 at 15:32
  • That's right. Emacs relies on external tools for most of its features. – Stefan Dec 9 '17 at 20:05

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