img-pcx - Img, Paintbrush Format (pcx)
package require Tk
package require img::pcx ?1.4?
image create photo
The package img::pcx
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::pcx
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 Paintbrush Format (pcx). More specifically
The name of the new format handler is pcx
. This handler provides new
additional configuration options. See section PCX OPTIONS
All of the above means that in a call like
- image create photo ?name? ?options?
- Image data in pcx format (options -data and -file) is
- The format name pcx 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 PCX OPTIONS.
1-bit pixels: Black and White.
8-bit pixels: Grayscale or indexed.
24-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 |
8-bit | Yes | Yes | No | No |
24-bit | Yes | Yes | Yes | Yes |
All images types may be either uncompressed or run-length encoded.
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.
- -compression type
- This option is supported for writing only.
Set the compression mode to either none or rle. 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
image handling, pcx, tk
Copyright (c) 1995-2009 Jan Nijtmans <firstname.lastname@example.org>