Re: Graphics formats

 BBS: Inland Empire Archive
Date: 03-23-92 (23:10)             Number: 131
From: DONN BLY                     Refer#: 78
  To: CORIDON HENSHAW               Recvd: NO  
Subj: Re: Graphics formats           Conf: (2) Quik_Bas
 > Does anyone know how to decode a TIFF file in ANY basic supported res?

Sure -- I used to do it all the time.

TIFF files are just bitmaps.  You just have to strip off
the header information (gleaning necessary informaiton
such as height and width, number of colors, etc. out of it
first) and read it in.  I deal primarily with monocrome
TIFFs, and even wrote a raster to vector translation
program to import the pictures into CAD.

Thom Hogan has a book out which has the TIFF format, called
"The PC Programmers Source Book" or something similiar
(Published by Microsoft Press).

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