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Pbmtoepsi User Manual(0)			      Pbmtoepsi	User Manual(0)

       pbmtoepsi  -  convert  a	 PBM image to an encapsulated PostScript style
       preview bitmap

       pbmtoepsi [-dpi=N[xN]] [-bbonly]	[pbmfile]

       All options can be abbreviated to their shortest	 unique	 prefix.   You
       may  use	 two  hyphens instead of one.  You may separate	an option name
       and its value with white	space instead of an equals sign.

       This program is part of Netpbm(1).

       Reads a PBM image as input.  Produces an	encapsulated Postscript	 style
       bitmap  as output.  The output is not a stand alone postscript file, it
       is only a preview bitmap, which can  be	included  in  an  encapsulated
       PostScript file.

       pbmtoepsi assumes the PBM input describes a whole output	page, with one
       pixel on	the page corresponding to one PBM  pixel.   It	detects	 white
       borders	in  the	 image and generates Postscript	output that contains a
       Bounding	Box statement to describe the location of the principal	 image
       (the  image  excluding the white	borders) on the	page and thus does not
       include the borders in the raster part of the Postscript	output.

       There is	no epsitopbm tool - this transformation	is one way.


	      This option specifies the	resolution in dots per inch of the
		   ultimate output device.  You	must specify this because the
		   Bounding Box	statement defines the bounding box in absolute
		   distances, not in pixels.  pbmtoepsi	assumes	in
		   calculating the bounding box	that each PBM pixel  will  be-
	      come one
		   dot on the output device, and applies your dpi
		   specification  to  calculate	 the  size and location	on the
	      page of
		   the bounding	box.

	      If you specify NxN, the first number is the
		   horizontal resolution and the second	number is the vertical
		   resolution.	If you specify just a single number N, that is
		   resolution in both directions.

	      The default is 72	dots per inch in both directions.

	      This option was new In Netpbm 10.3 (June 2002).  Before that,
		   pbmtoepsi  always  assumed  72 dots per inch	in both	direc-

	      Only create a boundary box, don't	fill it	with the image.

       pbm(5), pnmtops(1), pstopnm(1), psidtopgm(1), pbmtolps(1),

       Postscript language documentation

       Copyright (C) 1988 Jef Poskanzer, modified by Doug Crabill 1992

       This manual page	was generated by the Netpbm tool 'makeman'  from  HTML
       source.	The master documentation is at

netpbm documentation		   June	2002	      Pbmtoepsi	User Manual(0)


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