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Import image files into Tux Paint(1)

see also : tuxpaint - anytopnm - pnmscale - pnmtopng - date

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tuxpaint-import is a simple shell script which uses some NetPBM (pnm(5)) tools (anytopnm, pnmscale and pnmtopng) along with date(1) to convert an arbitrary image file (e.g., a JPEG, GIF, etc.) into a PNG(5) file which can be used by the drawing program Tux Paint (tuxpaint(1)) and places it in the user’s Tux Paint saved-files directory ($HOME/.tuxpaint/saved/).



to determine where the files should go so that they can be access within Tux Paint using its Open command.


tuxpaint-import picture.jpg photo.png cartoon.gif



where new image files are stored, after being resized and converted into PNG format.


where thumbnail images are stored.


tuxpaint-import [--help]

see also

tuxpaint , pnm, png, anytopnm , pnmscale , pnmtopng , date ,

And documentation within /usr/[local/]share/doc/tuxpaint/.


Bill Kendrick. <bill[:at:]newbreedsoftware[:dot:]com>

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