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IMPORT_GIF@

Platform

Win32(ClearWin+)

Purpose

To read in a GIF file.

Syntax

INTEGER(7) FUNCTION IMPORT_GIF@( FILENAME, IMAGEN, NIMAGES, ERROR )
CHARACTER*(*) FILENAME
INTEGER IMAGEN,NIMAGES,ERROR

Description

Reads in a GIF file and returns a DIB handle to the image. The handle can then be used with DIB_PAINT@ and DIB_PRINT@. IMAGEN is an input value being the number of the image in the file to display. NIMAGES is returned as the number of images in the file. ERROR returns one of the following:

 

 

0

success

 

2

unable to read file

 

4

insufficient memory

 

5

not a GIF file

 

10

unable to open file


 

Return value

Returns a handle to the image or zero on failure.

See also

GET_SCREEN_DIB@, RELEASE_SCREEN_DIB@, IMPORT_PCX@, CLIPBOARD_TO_SCREEN_BLOCK@

 

 

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