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Pixmap




(Contraction of "pixel map").

A 3 dimensional array of bits corresponding to a 2 dimensional array of pixels.

It is used, for example, in the X Window System to describe a memory region where graphics can be drawn without affecting the screen.

Typically this is used for the efficient handling of expose events, icon images or for animation.

Compare bitmap.

[Xlib Guide].





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PIRL
pistol
PIT
PITA
pixel
bitmap
Portable Pixmap
PPM
Xemacs
xpm
pizza box
PJPEG
pk
PKE
PKI


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