bit-mapped graphics

bit-mapped graphics

[¦bit ‚mapt ′graf·iks]
(computer science)
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This is a problem with bit-mapped graphics embedded into text and it is not a consistent problem.
Images and text can be saved as bit-mapped graphics files and attached to e-mail messages for broader distribution and review.
Stretch and squash bit-mapped graphics, especially those containing small text.
The reason for the overhead is the conversion of computer-readable text files into bit-mapped graphics, as well as the embedding of fonts and the viewer program.
WordPerfect Works does have a bit-mapped graphics program, Paint, that complements the object-oriented Draw program.
These systems combined features such as high CPU performance, multiple megabytes (MB) of memory and large local hard disk storage along with high-resolution, high-performance color bit-mapped graphics, and high-speed local area networks to interconnect large numbers of these workstations.
* Main tool palette; * Current settings palette; * Drawing tool palette (object-oriented graphics can be produced directly); * Paint tool palette (bit-mapped graphics can be produced directly).
X Windows utilizes bit-mapped graphics to display its interface, which consists of windows, pop-up menus, dialog boxes, etc.
With the paint program you have a bit-mapped graphics program that permits you to create and change any drawing dot-by-dot (or, rather, pixel-by-pixel).
These campus-based models require relatively expensive local area network hardware and workstations for effective operation of the bit-mapped graphics features.
The many dots do not join perfectly but produce a stairstep effect, the feared "jaggies" of bit-mapped graphics.
An octopus created in that program holds the icons in its tentacles, each icon representing a module: Outline, Write (word processing), Database, Spreadsheet, Chart, Paint (bit-mapped graphics), Draw (object-oriented graphics), and Communications.