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ppmtowinicon(1) 					      General Commands Manual						   ppmtowinicon(1)

NAME
ppmtowinicon - convert 1 or more portable pixmaps into a Windows .ico file
SYNOPSIS
ppmtowinicon [-andppms] [-output output.ico] [ppmfiles...]
DESCRIPTION
Reads one or more portable pixmaps as input. Produces a Microsoft Windows .ico file as output. A Windows icon contains 1 or more images, at different resolutions and color depths. Microsoft recommends including at least the following formats in each icon. 16 x 16 - 4 bpp 32 x 32 - 4 bpp 48 x 48 - 8 bpp Default I/O is STDIN/STDOUT.
OPTIONS
-andppms If this option is given, every other file is read as a bitmask to be used by windows for transparancy data for the previous image. (These are set to blank by default.) -output output.ico File to write. By default, the icon is written to stdout.
SEE ALSO
winicontoppm(1), ppm(5)
AUTHOR
Copyright (C) 2000 by Lee Benfield. 22 May 2000 ppmtowinicon(1)