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XPM

http://www.inria.fr/koala/lehors/xpm.html
Format for storing/retrieving X pixmaps

XPixMap (XPM) consists of an ASCII image format and a C library. The format defines how to store color images (X Pixmap), and the library provides a set of functions to store and retrieve images to and from XPM format data, being either files, buffers (files in memory), or data (included files). While XPM is not an X Consortium standard, it is already a de facto standard. It is used in many applications both commercial and non-commercial. Several vendors distribute the XPM library, as contributed software, on the platforms they sell. Moreover, the Common Desktop Environment specifies that icons must be stored either in XBM or XPM format. Finally, Motif 2.0 from OSF includes the XPM library, allowing XPM to be used in addition to XBM.

Documentation

User manual included



Download

http://www.ibiblio.org/pub/X11/contrib/libraries/xpm-3.4k.tar.gz

version 3.4 (stable)
released on 19 March 1998



User level

Intermediate


Categories

Related Projects





Licensing

License

Verified by

Verified on

Notes

Verified by

Janet Casey

Verified on

30 July 2001




Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Arnaud Le Hors Maintainer


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug Tracking,Developer,SupportE-mailmailto:xpm-talk@sophia.inria.fr


Software prerequisites

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 2 January 2017.



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