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Re: Elisp: Generating Image Files


From: Christopher Howard
Subject: Re: Elisp: Generating Image Files
Date: Mon, 22 May 2017 09:50:10 -0800

I see Emacs depends on libpng, which I believe has writing
functionality. Is there some way to interface with that through elisp?

On 05/20/2017 03:58 PM, Christopher Howard wrote:
> Hi. One of my little hobbies is exploring digital art or patterns
> generated with various algorithms and formulas. E.g.:
> 
> https://qlfiles.net/the-ql-files/next-nearest-neighbors-cellular-automata/
> https://qlfiles.net/the-ql-files/interference-patterns/
> 
> Of course, there's a lot of different areas to explore, and some of them
> involve the need to be able output the pixels in pixmap images.
> 
> On 05/20/2017 12:33 PM, Yuri Khan wrote:
>> On Sat, May 20, 2017 at 10:35 PM, Christopher Howard
>> <address@hidden> wrote:
>>> But that chapter are only about loading and display images, as far as I
>>> can tell. I want to generate the image itself.
>>
>> What larger goal do you want to achieve by generating an image?
>>
>> The master branch contains a library named svg.el. You might be able
>> to use it, or just generate SVG text with a bunch of (insert)s.
>>
> 

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