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       img-intro - Introduction to Img


       package require Tk

       package require Img  ?1.4?



       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).


       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


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


       Copyright (c) 1995-2009 Jan Nijtmans <>