New Package: libwmf-

Gerrit P. Haase
Fri Jun 18 13:33:00 GMT 2004

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libwmf- has been uploaded to

libwmf is a library for reading vector images in MicrosÞft's native
WindÞws Metafile Format (WMF) and for either (a) displaying them in,
e.g., an X window; or (b) converting them to more standard/open file
formats such as, e.g., the W3C's XML-based Scaleable Vector Graphic
(SVG) format. Currently bindings exist for conversion to: 

- the following vector image formats:
    (& Encapsulated) PostScript (EPS & PS)
    Facility for Interactive Generation of graphics (FIG)
    Scaleable Vector Graphic (SVG)

- the following raster image formats:
    Portable Network Graphics (PNG)
    Joint Photographic Experts Group (JPEG)

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To update your installation, click on the "Install Cygwin now" link on
the web page.  This downloads setup.exe to your
system.  Save it and run setup, answer the questions and pick up
'libwmf' from the 'Graphics' category, if you install it for the first
time, click on the 'skip' field next to 'libwmf' until '' is

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Gerrit P. Haase

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