Carol Spears <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:

> Gilbert Laycock wrote:
> > 
> > I have a rather slow old machine, and often want to browse
> > through directories of numerically named pictures from a digital
> > camera. Clicking the "generate preview" can take quite a long time, so
> > I would like to pre-generate the preview thumbnails if possible.
> > 
> > I know the previews are stored in .xvpics, as some sort of pnm
> > image, but how can I find out exactly what format is required? My
> > attempts at using convert to create previews have failed so far - I
> > can produce a little image that is very similar to the ones gimp
> > produces, but gimp just ignores them when it comes to using them for
> > previews.
> > 
> > Any suggestions?
> > 
> Get guash.

OK, guash is good. Thanks very much for the suggestion.

But the previews are still not exactly pre-generated. So if anybody
happens to know what format the .xvpic previews are in, or how I can
find out, or how to make convert from imagemagick produce them, then I
would still be interested to know.


  Gilbert Laycock                 email:          [EMAIL PROTECTED]
  Maths and Computer Science,
  University of Leicester         phone:         (+44) 116 252 3902
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