Bitmapped Graphics Programming in C++

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Teaches programmers how to display and manipulate graphic images, and details features of current major graphic file formats. The volume focuses on bitmapped graphics, the most basic and common means of displaying images on a computer screen. The book and accompanying disk feature extensive, ready-to-use source code in C++--"drop-in" modules that enable users to quickly create and use files in each of the different formats. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780201632095
  • Publisher: Addison Wesley Professional
  • Publication date: 6/30/1993
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 720
  • Product dimensions: 7.28 (w) x 9.17 (h) x 1.45 (d)

Table of Contents

Pt. 1 Concepts and Techniques 1
Ch. 1 Color 3
Ch. 2 Dithering 27
Ch. 3 Compression Techniques 65
Ch. 4 Memory Management 109
Ch. 5 Video Display Hardware 135
Ch. 6 Hardcopy Devices 175
Ch. 7 Image Display and Printing 219
Pt. 2 Simple Bitmapped Formats 247
Ch. 8 The Windows BMP Format 249
Ch. 9 The Paintbrush PCX Format 301
Ch. 10 The Microsoft MSP Format 341
Ch. 11 The GEM IMG Format 359
Ch. 12 The MacPaint PNTG Format 385
Ch. 13 The Sun Raster File Format 403
Ch. 14 The X Window Bitmap Format 439
Pt. 3 Complex Bitmapped Formats 465
Ch. 15 The CompuServe GIF Format 467
Ch. 16 The Aldus TIFF Format 539
Ch. 17 The WordPerfect WPG Format 601
Ch. 18 The Encapsulated PostScript Format 639
Ch. 19 The Targa TGA Format 657
Appendix A CCITT Group 3 Compression Codes 687
Appendix B TIFF Tag Identifiers 690
Appendix C Source Code Listing Index 693
Appendix D Bibliography 697
Index 699
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