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Re: Problem with image import

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  • Subject: [mg35446] Re: Problem with image import
  • From: Jens-Peer Kuska <kuska at>
  • Date: Sat, 13 Jul 2002 03:48:15 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: Universitaet Leipzig
  • References: <agm512$5ag$>
  • Reply-to: kuska at
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at


Mathematica search packages in the $Path and
*not* an arbitary file. 

Give the full path an all will work fine.


Lars Amsel wrote:
> Hi there,
> I hava some trouble with Mathematica 4 image import. Usually one should
> import an image with:
> myImage = Import["image.jpg"]
> The image is a valid jpg and can be found via $Path.
> But Mathematica can't load it. Wenn I  type
> $InputFormats
> I get
> $InputFormats
> as the answer. This should be something like
> {"AIFF", "AU", "BMP", "Dump", "EPS", "EPSI", "EPSTIFF", "Expression",
> "GIF", "HDF", "JPEG", "Lines", "List", "MAT", "MGF", "MPS", "PBM", "PGM",
> "PNM", "PPM", "PSImage", "RawBitmap", "SND", "Table", "Text", "TIFF",
> "UnicodeText", "WAV", "Words", "XBitmap"}
> I guess. The help says these formats should be build in. So why they aren't
> visible?
> Thanks in advise
> Lars
> --
> Lars Amsel
> Technische Universitaet Berlin
> Arbeitsgruppe Multimediale Mathematikausbildung fuer Ingenieure (Mumie)

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