More confusion though …
This Forum is for help but not to post orders!
All you need for re-naming files using the macro language is straightforward and described in the provided link or it can be recorded by the macro recorder. The remainder is performed by my macro.
no parameters are being recorded or passed in Ridge Detection
The “Ridge Detection”-plugin is fully macro recordable.
TIFF vs JPG […] it doesn’t make any difference in the final result.
This is simply not true and there are many examples that prove the opposite.
in the end I process binary files
After JPG-compression a binary image file is no longer binary, a fact that should convince you that JPG-compression changes image data.
This is a Forum dealing with scientific image processing; therefore approaches are to conform with rules of best practice.
Have a nice evening with enough drinks and more non-scientific fun.
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run("Ridge Detection", "…");
path=getDirectory("Where to save the results?");