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Calculates the average pixel value.

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GraphicsMagick 3.0 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

MBS( "GMImage.AveragePixelValue"; ImageRef; X; Y; Width; Height )


Parameter Description Example value
ImageRef The image reference number. 1
X X-Position of the rectangle. $left
Y Y-Position of the rectangle. $top
Width The width of the rectangle. $width
Height The height of the rectangle. $height


Returns the average pixel value.


Calculates the average pixel value.
Value is in range from 0.0 to 1.0 depending if it is more black (0.0) or white (1.0).
Make sure the pixels are in RGB format before you call this method. (Use GMImage.SetType with value 6.)
This function is designed to test if a certain area in the image is white or black.
Does not check alpha channel!

See also

GMImage.Annotate   -   GMImage.BaseColumns

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