img-ico - Img, Windows Icon Format (ico)
package require Tk
package require img::ico ?1.4?
image create photo
The package img::ico
is a sub-package of Img
. It can be loaded as
a part of the complete Img support, via package require Img
, or on its
own, via package require img::ico
Like all packages of Img
it does not
provide new commands, but
extends the existing Tk
so that it supports files
containing raster images in the Windows Icon Format (ico). More specifically
The name of the new format handler is ico
. This handler provides new
additional configuration options. See section ICO OPTIONS
All of the above means that in a call like
- image create photo ?name? ?options?
- Image data in ico format (options -data and -file) is
- The format name ico is recognized by the option -format. In
addition the value for the option is treated as list and may contain any
of the special options listed in section ICO OPTIONS.
1-bit pixels: Black and White.
4-bit pixels: Grayscale or indexed.
8-bit pixels: True-color (RGB, each channel 8 bit).
List of currently supported features:
Type | Read | Write |
| -file | -data | -file | -data |
1-bit | Yes | Yes | No | No |
4-bit | Yes | Yes | No | No |
8-bit | Yes | Yes | Yes | Yes |
The handler provides the following options:
- -verbose bool
- This option is supported for reading and writing.
If set to true, additional information about the loaded/stored image
is printed to stdout. Default is false.
- -index n
- This option is supported for reading only.
Read the n'th image. The first image is at index 0. Default is
img-bmp, img-dted, img-gif, img-ico, img-intro, 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
ico, image handling, tk
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