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img-xpm(n) 1.4 "Img"


img-xpm - Img, X Windows Pixmap Format (xpm)


  • package require Tk
  • package require img::xpm ?1.4?


The package img::xpm 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::xpm.

Like all packages of Img it does not provide new commands, but extends the existing Tk command image so that it supports files containing raster images in the X Windows Pixmap Format (xpm). More specifically img::xpm extends Tk's photo image type.

The name of the new format handler is xpm. This handler does not provide additional configuration options.

All of the above means that in a call like

image create photo ?name? ?options?
  1. Image data in xpm format (options -data and -file) is detected automatically.

  2. The format name xpm is recognized by the option -format.

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