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Subject: Re: dm won't load gif
From: Noel Giffin <noel@trmail.triumf.ca>
To: tech-talk@aps.anl.gov
Date: Tue, 13 Feb 2001 14:36:10 -0800 (PST)
Deb Kerstiens wrote:

> Hi Ian,
> 
> First a disclaimer:  though I'm the original author of dm, I haven't 
officially
> supported it for quite some time :-)
> John Faucett just reported the same problem.  I haven't actually used the gif
> feature for quite awhile.  I think Andrew is likely right about the format
> issue.  The gif code was initially "borrowed" from medm and modified for use 
> with dm. I'm guessing the newer version of gif support could be "borrowed" 
from
> medm and used to upgrade the code.  I can't promise to get to it any time soon
> unfortunately, but will let you know if I do.
> 

>Ian Smith wrote:
> 
> > 
> > I can't get dm to load a gif image.  I get the error message: loadGIF: not
> > a GIF file.  I've tried it with monochrome and 256 colour versions and
> > passed it through xv to no avail.  The image is attached.

I would appreciate hearing of any success in loading gif's in dm.
I am currently using dm in R3.13.1 release and I couldn't get it to
load either a gif89a or a gif87a image when I was developing some pages
last year. 

	regards,
	Noel Giffin
	TRIUMF Safety Group



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