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pnmtosgi General Commands Manual pnmtosgi

NAME

pnmtosgi – convert a portable anymap to a SGI image file

SYNOPSIS

pnmtosgi [-verbatim|-rle] [-imagename Name] [pnmfile]

DESCRIPTION

Reads a portable anymap as input. Produces an SGI image file as output.
The SGI image will be 2-dimensional (1 channel) for PBM and PGM input,
and 3-dimensional (3 channels) for PPM.

OPTIONS

-verbatim
Write an uncompressed file.

-rle (default)
Write a compressed (run length encoded) file.

-imagename name
Write the string “name” into the imagename field of the header.
The name string is limited to 79 characters. If no name is
given, pnmtosgi writes “no name” into this field.

BUGS

Probably.

REFERENCES
SGI Image File Format documentation (draft v0.95) by Paul Haeberli
(paul@sgi.com). Available via ftp at sgi.com:graphics/SGIIMAGESPEC.

SEE ALSO

pnm(5), sgitopnm

AUTHOR

Copyright (C) 1994 by Ingo Wilken (Ingo.Wilken@informatik.uni-olden‐
burg.de)

29 Januar 1994 pnmtosgi