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psimage(1)                            GMT                           psimage(1)


       psimage - Place images or EPS files on maps


       psimage  imagefile [  -Drefpoint ] [  -Fbox ] [  -G[b|f|t]color ] [  -I
       ] [  -Jparameters ] [  -Jz|Zparameters ] [  -K ] [  -M ] [  -O ] [   -P
       ]   [   -Rwest/east/south/north[/zmin/zmax][+r]  ]  [   -U[stamp]  ]  [
       -V[level] ] [  -Xx_offset ] [  -Yy_offset ] [ -pflags ] [ -ttransp ]

       Note: No space is allowed between the option flag  and  the  associated


       psimage  reads  an  Encapsulated PostScript file or a raster image file
       and plots it on a map. The image can be scaled arbitrarily,  and  1-bit
       raster  images  can  be  (1)  inverted, i.e., black pixels (on) becomes
       white (off) and vice versa, or (2) colorized,  by  assigning  different
       foreground and background colors, and (3) made transparent where one of
       back- or foreground is painted only. As an option, the user may  choose
       to  convert colored raster images to grayscale using TVas YIQ-transfor-
       mation. For raster files, the user can select which color  to  be  made
       transparent.  The  user  may  also choose to replicate the image which,
       when  preceded  by  appropriate  clip  paths,  may  allow  larger  cus-
       tom-designed fill patterns to be implemented (the -Gp mechanism offered
       in most GMT programs is limited to rasters smaller than 146 by 146).


              This must be an Encapsulated PostScript (EPS) file or  a  raster
              image.  An  EPS  file must contain an appropriate BoundingBox. A
              raster file can have a depth of 1, 8, 24, or 32 bits and is read
              via GDAL.  Note: If GDAL was not configured during GMT installa-
              tion then only Sun raster files  are  supported  natively.   You
              must  then convert other formats to Sun raster files before use.


              Sets reference point on the map for the image using one of  four
              coordinate  systems: (1) Use -Dg for map (user) coordinates, (2)
              use -Dj or -DJ for setting refpoint via a  2-char  justification
              code  that  refers  to the (invisible) map domain rectangle, (3)
              use -Dn for normalized (0-1) coordinates, or  (4)  use  -Dx  for
              plot  coordinates (inches, cm, etc.).  All but -Dx requires both
              -R and -J to be specified.  By default, the anchor point on  the
              scale is assumed to be the bottom left corner (BL), but this can
              be changed by appending +j followed by  a  2-char  justification
              code  justify  (see  pstext).  Note: If -Dj is used then justify
              defaults to the same as refpoint, if -DJ is  used  then  justify
              defaults  to  the mirror opposite of refpoint.  Add +o to offset
              the color scale by dx/dy away from the  refpoint  point  in  the
              direction implied by justify (or the direction implied by -Dj or
              -DJ).  Specify image size in one of two ways: Use +rdpi  to  set
              the   dpi   of   the   image   in   dots   per   inch,   or  use
              +w[-]width[/height] to set the width (and height) of  the  image
              in  plot coordinates (inches, cm, etc.). If height is not given,
              the original aspect ratio of the image is maintained.  If  width
              is  negative  we use the absolute value and interpolate image to
              the device  resolution  using  the  PostScript  image  operator.
              Optionally,  use +nnx[/ny] to replicate the image nx times hori-
              zontally and ny times vertically. If ny is omitted, it  will  be
              identical to nx [Default is 1/1].

              Without  further  options, draws a rectangular border around the
              image using MAP_FRAME_PEN; specify a different pen  with  +ppen.
              Add  +gfill to fill the image box [no fill].  Append +cclearance
              where clearance is either gap, xgap/ygap, or lgap/rgap/bgap/tgap
              where  these  items are uniform, separate in x- and y-direction,
              or individual side spacings between scale and border.  Append +i
              to  draw a secondary, inner border as well. We use a uniform gap
              between borders of 2p and the MAP_DEFAULTS_PEN unless other val-
              ues are specified. Append +r to draw rounded rectangular borders
              instead, with a 6p corner radius. You can override  this  radius
              by appending another value. Finally, append +s to draw an offset
              background shaded region. Here, dx/dy indicates the shift  rela-
              tive  to  the  foreground frame [4p/-4p] and shade sets the fill
              style to use for shading [gray50].

       -Jparameters (more a|)
              Select map projection. (Used only with -p)

       -Jz|Zparameters (more a|)
              Set z-axis scaling; same syntax as -Jx.

       -K (more a|)
              Do not finalize the PostScript plot.

       -M     Convert color image to monochrome grayshades using the  (televi-
              sion) YIQ-transformation.

       -O (more a|)
              Append to existing PostScript plot.

       -P (more a|)
              Select aPortraita plot orientation.

       -Rxmin/xmax/ymin/ymax[+r][+uunit] (more a|)
              Specify the region of interest. (Used only with -p)

       For perspective view p, optionally append /zmin/zmax. (more a|)

       -U[[just]/dx/dy/][c|label] (more a|)
              Draw GMT time stamp logo on plot.

       -V[level] (more a|)
              Select verbosity level [c].


       -Y[a|c|f|r][y-shift[u]] (more a|)
              Shift plot origin.

       The  following  options  are for 1-bit images only. They have no effect
       when plotting other images or PostScript files.


              -Gb    Sets background color  (replace  white  pixel)  of  1-bit
                     images.  Use  -  for  transparency  (and  set  -Gf to the
                     desired color).

              -Gf    Sets foreground color  (replace  black  pixel)  of  1-bit
                     images.  Use  -  for  transparency  (and  set  -Gb to the
                     desired color).

       -I     Invert 1-bit image before plotting. This is what  is  done  when
              you use -GP to invert patterns in other GMT plotting programs.

       These options are for 8-, 24-, and 32-bit raster images only. They have
       no effect when plotting 1-bit images or PostScript files.

       -Gt    Assigns the color that is to be  made  transparent.  Sun  Raster
              files  do not support transparency, so indicate here which color
              to be made transparent.

       -p[x|y|z]azim[/elev[/zlevel]][+wlon0/lat0[/z0]][+vx0/y0] (more a|)
              Select perspective view. (Requires -R and -J  for  proper  func-

       -t[transp] (more a|)
              Set PDF transparency level in percent.

       -^ or just -
              Print  a  short  message  about  the syntax of the command, then
              exits (NOTE: on Windows just use -).

       -+ or just +
              Print an extensive usage (help) message, including the  explana-
              tion  of  any  module-specific  option  (but  not the GMT common
              options), then exits.

       -? or no arguments
              Print a complete usage (help) message, including the explanation
              of all options, then exits.

       gmt,  pslegend,  To  plot the image logo.jpg, scaling it be 1 inch wide
       (height is scaled accordingly), and outline with a thin, blue pen, use

              gmt psimage logo.jpg -Dx0/0+w1i -F+pthin,blue >

       To include an Encapsulated PostScript file  tiger.eps  with  its  upper
       right  corner  2 inch to the right and 1 inch up from the current loca-
       tion, and have its width scaled to 3 inches, while keeping  the  aspect
       ratio, use

              gmt psimage tiger.eps -Dx2i/1i+jTR+w3i >

       To  replicate  the  1-bit  raster image template 1_bit.ras, colorize it
       (brown background and red foreground), and setting each of 5 by 5 tiles
       to be 1 cm wide, use

              gmt psimage 1_bit.ras -Gbbrown -Gfred -Dx0/0+w1c+n5 >


       gmt(1), gmtcolors(5), gmtlogo(1), pslegend(1), psscale(1), psxy(1),


       2017, P. Wessel, W. H. F. Smith, R. Scharroo, J. Luis, and F. Wobbe

5.4.2                            Jun 24, 2017                       psimage(1)

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