img man page

img-intro — Introduction to Img

Synopsis

package require Tk

package require Img ?1.4?

Description

Img is a Tk extension, adding support for many other Image formats, as listed below. The individual formats are described in more detail on their own pages.

bmp
Windows bitmap format. See img-bmp.
dted
DTED terrain elevation data interpreted as image. See img-dted.
gif
The venerable graphics interchange format (with transparency, but without LZW. The latter due to patent issues). See img-gif.
ico
Windows icon files. See img-ico.
jpeg
The format for lossy compressed still pictures specified by the Joint Picture Experts Group. See img-jpeg.
pcx
Paintbrush image format. See img-pcx.
pixmap
While the other formats are handlers for the Tk photo image type this is a new image type for Tk. See img-pixmap.
png
Portable Network Graphics, successor to GIF. See img-png.
ppm
Portable Pixmaps. See img-ppm.
ps
Postscript and PDF (Portable document format). Requires an external application, ghostview, for its operation. See img-ps.
raw
Raw matrix data interpreted as image. See img-raw.
sgi
Native SGI format. See img-sgi.
sun
Sun raster images. See img-sun.
tga
Targa files. See img-tga.
tiff
Tagged Interchange File Format. See img-tiff.
window
Put the content of a Tk window into an image. See img-window.
xbm
X Bitmaps. See img-xbm.
xpm
X Pixmaps. See img-xpm.

This version only works with Tcl/Tk 8.3 or higher. If you are using Tk 8.2, please use Img 1.3. If you are using Tk 8.1 or lower please stick with Img 1.2.4 (which is still available). And if you are using Tk4.2 or lower, please stick with Img 1.1.4 (which is also still available).

See Also

img-bmp, img-dted, img-gif, img-ico, img-jpeg, img-pcx, img-pixmap, img-png, img-ppm, img-ps, img-raw, img-sgi, img-sun, img-tga, img-tiff, img-window, img-xbm, img-xpm

Keywords

bmp, gif, ico, image handling, jpeg, pcx, pdf, pixmap, png, postscript, ppm, ps, sgi, sun, tga, tiff, tk, window, xbm, xpm

Info

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