Tag Archives: Figures

Tools for Open Access Research

As it’s Open Access week, I’ve decided to write a post about Open Access in the context of software, file formats and Imaging Data.

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Go Figure, Part 1

After the imaging is done and the data are analysed, you are probably going to want to show off your lovely pictures in the form of a figure (for publication) or maybe a poster for a conference.

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As with so many things in life, the first time is always the most nerve-racking, but fear not! Today we’re going to be walking through the basic tools you need to make Figures.

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Seeing the world in Black and White

In the last post, I covered a few ways to visually present your data, The astute reader may have noticed that the single channels were always presented in greyscale, while colour was saved for the merged or composite channels.

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This is one of those gripes that make me sound like a broken record, but you can open just about any article with imaging and find an example of it. Why do otherwise sensible people present single-channel data in colour?

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A matter of scale (bars)

One of the most frequent questions that I get asked is how to add a scale bar to an image. While it’s good that people are adding scale bars to images for presentations, posters and papers, it’s not always done terribly well. In this post, we’ll look at two ways to do it and why you would favour one or the other

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