ppmtopcx

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
SEE ALSO
AUTHORS

NAME

ppmtopcx - convert a portable pixmap into a PCX file

SYNOPSIS

ppmtopcx [-24bit] [-packed] [ppmfile]

DESCRIPTION

Reads a portable pixmap as input. Produces a PCX file as output. The type of the PCX file depends on the number of colors in the pixmap:

16 colors or less:

1 bit/pixel, 1-4 planes.

256 colors or less:

8 bits/pixel, 1 plane, colormap at the end of the file.

More than 256 colors:

24bit truecolor file (8 bits/pixel, 3 planes).

OPTIONS

-24bit

Produce a 24bit truecolor file, even if the pixmap has 256 colors or less.

-packed

Use "packed pixel" format for files with 16 colors or less: 1, 2, or 4 bits/pixel, 1 plane.

SEE ALSO

pcxtoppm(1), ppm(5)

AUTHORS

Copyright (C) 1994 by Ingo Wilken (Ingo.Wilken@informatik.uni-oldenburg.de)
Based on previous work by Michael Davidson.