On 8/11/05, Robin Bowes <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Sven Neumann wrote:
> >Robin Bowes <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> >>However, I'd like to reduce file size by reducing the colour depth to
> >>2, i.e. black and white.
> >>
> >>How can I do the same thing from The GIMP? I'm sure it must be
> >>possible, but I'm just not looking in the right place!
> >No, it isn't currently possible. But it would be rather simple to add
> >some code to the PCX plug-in so that it stores a monochrome PCX file
> >in case that the image is in INDEXED mode and the palette only has two
> >entries. A couple of plug-ins already behave this way.
> Can you point me at the plug-ins that already do this so I can "borrow"
> the code for the pcx plugin?

But then you still have to implement the PCX specific parts -- e.g.
how the PCX file format differs for monochrome/indexed versus a
standard image.

 - Just my two cents
 - No man is an island, and no man is unable.
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