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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