convert a MacPaint file into a portable bitmap
see also :
[-extraskip N] [macpfile]
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MacPaint file as input. Produces a portable bitmap as
This flag is to get around a
problem with some methods of transferring files from the Mac
world to the Unix world. Most of these methods leave the Mac
files alone, but a few of them add the
"finderinfo" data onto the front of the Unix file.
This means an extra 128 bytes to skip over when reading the
file. The symptom to watch for is that the resulting PBM
file looks shifted to one side. If you get this, try
-extraskip 128, and if that still doesn’t look
right try another value.
All flags can
be abbreviated to their shortest unique prefix.
pbmtomacp , pbm
1988 by Jef Poskanzer. The MacPaint-reading code is
copyright (c) 1987 by Patrick J. Naughton