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Sets the File type magick identifier (.e.g "GIF")

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
GraphicsMagick 2.0 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
MBS( "GMImage.SetMagick"; ImageRef; value )   More


Parameter Description Example
ImageRef The image reference number. 1
value The new value.


Returns "OK" on success.


Sets the File type magick identifier (.e.g "GIF")


Convert image to 1 bit TIFF:

# Load from container
$Image = MBS("GMImage.NewFromContainer"; GraphicsMagick::image);

# make black and white with threshold
$Result = MBS("GMImage.Threshold";$Image; 127);

# mark as monochrome image
$Result = MBS("GMImage.SetMonochrome";$Image; 1);

# set type to 1 for black/white
$Result = MBS("GMImage.SetType";$Image; 1);

# set to use TIFF for compression
$Result = MBS("GMImage.SetMagick";$Image; "TIFF");

# set to use CCITT 4 Fax compression
$Result = MBS("GMImage.SetCompressType";$Image; 4);

# and write to a file
$Result = MBS("GMImage.WriteToFile"; $Image; "/tmp/test.tif");

# cleanup
$Error = MBS("GMImage.Release";$Image)

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Created 18th August 2014, last changed 21st December 2018

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