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       ppmtowinicon - convert 1 or more portable pixmaps into a Windows .ico file


       ppmtowinicon [-andpgms] [-output output.ico] [ppmfiles...]


       Reads  one  or  more portable pixmaps as input.  Produces a Microsoft Windows .ico file as

       A Windows icon contains 1 or more images, at different resolutions and color depths.

       Microsoft recommends including at least the following formats in each icon (size and bits-

       16 x 16 - 4 bpp

       32 x 32 - 4 bpp

       48 x 48 - 8 bpp

       Default I/O is STDIN/STDOUT.


              If  this  option is given, every second file is read as an "and mask" to be used by
              windows for transparency data for the previous  image.  (These  are  set  to  fully
              opaque  by  default).  The  and  mask  is  a PGM image, where any pixel with maxval
              intensity means opaque and any other pixel means not opaque. Note that as with  all
              Netpbm  programs, you may use a PBM file here and it will be used as if it were the
              equivalent PGM.

              The and mask is like an alpha mask, except  for  what  it  signifies  in  the  "not
              opaque" areas. In the usual case, the foreground image is black in those areas, and
              in that case the areas are fully transparent -- the background  shows  through  the
              icon.  But  in  general,  a  not  opaque  pixel  signifies  that the background and
              foreground should be merged as follows: The intensities of the color components  in
              the   forgeground   and   background   are  represented  as  binary  numbers,  then
              corresponding bits of the background and foreground intensities are  exlusive-or'ed
              together. So there is a sort of reverse video effect.

       -output output.ico
              File to write.  By default, the icon is written to stdout.


       winicontoppm(1), ppm(5)


       Copyright (C) 2000 by Lee Benfield.

                                           22 May 2000                            ppmtowinicon(1)