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PictureMBS class

class, Large Picture, MBS LargePicture Plugin (Image), class PictureMBS,
Plugin version: 8.7, Mac: Yes, Win: Yes, Linux: Yes, Console & Web: Yes, Feedback.

Function: The MBS picture class for really large pictures.
dim fSource as FolderItem = SpecialFolder.Desktop.Child("test.png") // some png with alpha
dim oPNGInput as new PNGReaderMBS

If oPNGInput.OpenFile(fSource) Then
If oPNGInput.ApplyOptions(0) Then

dim imgSource as New PictureMBS(oPNGInput.Width, oPNGInput.Height, PictureMBS.ImageFormatRGBA)

' Read row by row the file and puts it in a PictureMBS instance

dim nMax as Integer = oPNGInput.Height - 1
For nInd as Integer = 0 To nMax
imgSource.RowInFormat(nInd, PictureMBS.ImageFormatRGBA, true) = oPNGInput.ReadRow()

' show only alpha/mask channel

' show Picture without mask

' show picture with mask

End If
End If
Using virtual memory you are only limited to hard disc space for swapping.

The REALbasic picture class is limited to 2 GB and to width/height being in platform specific ranges. This class works with pictures up to 100 million pixels width and 2 billion pixels height.

This class has no sub classes.

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The items on this page are in the following plugins: MBS LargePicture Plugin.

PictureMatrixMBS   -   PictureMinMaxMBS

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