Re: Converting JPG to XPM... how?

Mike S. Avelar (avelar@netrover.com)
Sat, 15 Aug 1998 10:43:53 -0400


David Taylor wrote:

> I realise that AfterStep does not (as yet) provide the ability to use
> jpeg as background images (tho' I'm sure the good work Sasha's done will
> eventually be included in some form or another).  However, I have a much
> loved jpeg that I wish to use.  Does anybody know which tool I can use
> to convert the jpeg to an XPM?
>
> I have tried GIMP but it doesn't seem to be able to convert.  That is, I
> opened the image in GIMP and tried to save as XPM ... it failed with an
> error message.
>
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> David Taylor
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  Forgot to tell you... JPEGs get really really big when you convert them
to XPM.


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