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.TH import 1 "Date: 2009/01/10 01:00:00" "ImageMagick"
import \- saves any visible window on an X server and outputs it as an image file. You can capture a single window, the entire screen, or any rectangular portion of the screen. The window to capture is selected by clicking the desired window or a program option.
\fBimport\fP [\fIoptions\fP] \fIoutput-file\fP
The \fBimport\fP program is a member of the ImageMagick(1) suite of tools. Use it to capture some or all of an X server screen and save the image to a file.
For more information about the import command, point your browser to file://@DOCUMENTATION_PATH@/www/import.html or
Image Settings:
\-adjoin join images into a single multi-image file
\-border include window border in the output image
\-colorspace type alternate image colorspace
\-comment string annotate image with comment
\-compress type type of pixel compression when writing the image
\-define format:option
define one or more image format options
\-density geometry horizontal and vertical density of the image
\-depth value image depth
\-descend obtain image by descending window hierarchy
\-display server X server to contact
\-dispose method layer disposal method
\-dither method apply error diffusion to image
\-delay value display the next image after pausing
\-encipher filename convert plain pixels to cipher pixels
\-endian type endianness (MSB or LSB) of the image
\-encoding type text encoding type
\-filter type use this filter when resizing an image
\-format "string" output formatted image characteristics
\-frame include window manager frame
\-gravity direction which direction to gravitate towards
\-identify identify the format and characteristics of the image
\-interlace type None, Line, Plane, or Partition
\-interpolate method pixel color interpolation method
\-label string assign a label to an image
\-limit type value Area, Disk, Map, or Memory resource limit
\-monitor monitor progress
\-page geometry size and location of an image canvas
\-pause seconds seconds delay between snapshots
\-pointsize value font point size
\-quality value JPEG/MIFF/PNG compression level
\-quiet suppress all warning messages
\-regard-warnings pay attention to warning messages
\-repage geometry size and location of an image canvas
\-respect-parentheses settings remain in effect until parenthesis boundary
\-sampling-factor geometry
horizontal and vertical sampling factor
\-scene value image scene number
\-screen select image from root window
\-seed value seed a new sequence of pseudo-random numbers
\-set property value set an image property
\-silent operate silently, i.e. don't ring any bells
\-snaps value number of screen snapshots
\-support factor resize support: > 1.0 is blurry, < 1.0 is sharp
\-synchronize synchronize image to storage device
\-taint declare the image as modified
\-transparent-color color
transparent color
\-treedepth value color tree depth
\-verbose print detailed information about the image
\-virtual-pixel method
Constant, Edge, Mirror, or Tile
\-window id select window with this id or name
root selects the whole screen
Image Operators:
\-annotate geometry text
annotate the image with text
\-channel mask set the image channel mask
\-colors value preferred number of colors in the image
\-crop geometry preferred size and location of the cropped image
\-geometry geometry preferred size or location of the image
\-help print program options
\-monochrome transform image to black and white
\-negate replace each pixel with its complementary color
\-quantize colorspace reduce colors in this colorspace
\-resize geometry resize the image
\-rotate degrees apply Paeth rotation to the image
\-strip strip image of all profiles and comments
\-thumbnail geometry create a thumbnail of the image
\-transparent color make this color transparent within the image
\-trim trim image edges
\-type type image type
Miscellaneous Options:
\-debug events display copious debugging information
\-help print program options
\-log format format of debugging information
\-list type print a list of supported option arguments
\-version print version information
By default, 'file' is written in the Postscript image format. To specify a particular image format, precede the filename with an image format name and a colon (i.e. ps:image) or specify the image type as the filename suffix (i.e. Specify 'file' as '-' for standard input or output.
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