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 Readme for:  Datatype » Image » sprite_dt.lha


Description: Datatype for RISC OS (Acorn) Sprites
Download: sprite_dt.lha       (TIPS: Use the right click menu if your browser takes you back here all the time)
Size: 88kb
Version: 2.4
Date: 27 May 2012
Author: chris@unsatisfactorysoftware.co.uk (Chris Young)
Submitter: uploader
Email: uploader/uploader com
Homepage: http://www.unsatisfactorysoftware.co.uk/
Category: datatype/image
Replaces: datatype/image/sprite_dt.lha
License: Other
Distribute: yes
Min OS Version: 4.0
FileID: 7142
Comments: 0
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Videos: 0
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This datatype reads most old and new format sprites, with

There seems to be no good way of identifying Sprites by looking at
the file contents, so the descriptor might be a bit iffy.  Let me
know if it misdetects any files.

The colour depth is always reported as 32-bit, as picture.datatype
won't show the picture if I set it correctly.

As usual, I can and will not accept responsibility for any damage,
loss of data etc incurred through use of this software.  This archive
is provided "as-is" without warranty of any kind and all use is at
your own risk.

Please check the PGP signature in the Aminet readme against the
archive to ensure it has not been tampered with.

2.4 (15.10.2011)
* Aspect ratio correction
* Updated to newer librosprite (256 colour sprites with less than 256 colours
defined now show up correctly)

2.3 (??.??.????)

2.2 (19.07.2008)
* Updated to newer librosprite, fixes a crash in certain files.

2.1 (19.07.2008)
* Rewritten to use librosprite by James Shaw (supports more formats)

1.3 (17.04.2007)
* No longer adds pixels onto the edge of sprites that aren't aligned at 8-bit
* DTM_WRITE now always passed to the superclass
* Included a def_sprite.info in the OS3.5 style

Version: 2.6.3in


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