> Ruby-san:
> 
> My mom got my kid a NickClick Mattel toy digital camera - it comes
with a 
> goofy image program over-written for Windows 98.
> 
> I only have Linux computers in my life.
> 
> I found a program on the 'net that reads the camera's dinky protocol
and 
> writes JPG and other formats. I want to script a program that
displays all 
> these pictures in windows, with a button saying "Acquire".
> 
> Because this looked too easy in an older language, I decided to make
it 
> harder by using this project to learn Ruby.
> 
> But not so hard I have to learn the guts of JPEG.
> 
> How do I read a file containing a common graphics and display it on
a GTK 
> (or Tk) window?

The TkPhotoImage can support GIF, but not JPG.  It does support some
other formats, but apparently not JPG.  

The "Programming Ruby" book has a Tk example on page 161....

Hope that helps,

Guerry

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