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import(1)		    General Commands Manual		     import(1)

       import  -  saves any visible window on an X server and outputs it as an
       image file. You can capture a single window, the entire screen, or  any
       rectangular portion of the screen.

       import [options] output-file

       The  import  program  is a member of the ImageMagick(1) suite of tools.
       Use it to capture some or all of an X server screen and save the	 image
       to a file.

       For  more  information  about the import command, point your browser to
       file:///usr/share/doc/ImageMagick-6/www/import.html or http://imagemag-

       Image Settings:
	 -adjoin	      join images into a single multi-image file
	 -border	      include window border in the output image
	 -channel type	      apply option to select image channels
	 -colorspace type     alternate image colorspace
	 -comment string      annotate image with comment
	 -compress type	      type of pixel compression when writing the image
	 -define format:option
			      define one or more image format options
	 -density geometry    horizontal and vertical density of the image
	 -depth value	      image depth
	 -descend	      obtain image by descending window hierarchy
	 -display server      X server to contact
	 -dispose method      layer disposal method
	 -dither method	      apply error diffusion to image
	 -delay value	      display the next image after pausing
	 -encipher filename   convert plain pixels to cipher pixels
	 -endian type	      endianness (MSB or LSB) of the image
	 -encoding type	      text encoding type
	 -filter type	      use this filter when resizing an image
	 -format "string"     output formatted image characteristics
	 -frame		      include window manager frame
	 -gravity direction   which direction to gravitate towards
	 -identify	       identify	 the format and characteristics of the
	 -interlace type      None, Line, Plane, or Partition
	 -interpolate method  pixel color interpolation method
	 -label string	      assign a label to an image
	 -limit type value    Area, Disk, Map, or Memory resource limit
	 -monitor	      monitor progress
	 -page geometry	      size and location of an image canvas
	 -pause seconds	      seconds delay between snapshots
	 -pointsize value     font point size
	 -quality value	      JPEG/MIFF/PNG compression level
	 -quiet		      suppress all warning messages
	 -regard-warnings     pay attention to warning messages
	 -repage geometry     size and location of an image canvas
	 -respect-parentheses settings	remain	in  effect  until  parenthesis
	 -sampling-factor geometry
			      horizontal and vertical sampling factor
	 -scene value	      image scene number
	 -screen	      select image from root window
	 -seed value	      seed a new sequence of pseudo-random numbers
	 -set property value  set an image property
	 -silent	      operate silently, i.e. don't ring any bells
	 -snaps value	      number of screen snapshots
	 -support factor      resize support: > 1.0 is blurry, < 1.0 is sharp
	 -synchronize	      synchronize image to storage device
	 -taint		      declare the image as modified
	 -transparent-color color
			      transparent color
	 -treedepth value     color tree depth
	 -verbose	      print detailed information about the image
	 -virtual-pixel method
			      Constant, Edge, Mirror, or Tile
	 -window id	      select window with this id or name

       Image Operators:
	 -annotate geometry text
			      annotate the image with text
	 -colors value	      preferred number of colors in the image
	 -crop geometry	      preferred size and location of the cropped image
	 -geometry geometry   preferred size or location of the image
	 -help		      print program options
	 -monochrome	      transform image to black and white
	 -negate	      replace each pixel with its complementary color
	 -quantize colorspace reduce colors in this colorspace
	 -resize geometry     resize the image
	 -rotate degrees      apply Paeth rotation to the image
	 -strip		      strip image of all profiles and comments
	 -thumbnail geometry  create a thumbnail of the image
	 -transparent color   make this color transparent within the image
	 -trim		      trim image edges
	 -type type	      image type

       Miscellaneous Options:
	 -debug events	      display copious debugging information
	 -help		      print program options
	 -log format	      format of debugging information
	 -list type	      print a list of supported option arguments
	 -version	      print version information

       By default, 'file' is written in the Postscript image format.  To spec-
       ify a particular image format, precede the filename with an image  for-
       mat  name  and a colon (i.e. ps:image) or specify the image type as the
       filename suffix (i.e. image.ps).	 Specify 'file' as  '-'	 for  standard
       input or output.


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ImageMagick		   Date: 2009/01/10 01:00:00		     import(1)