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## Copyright (C) 1996, 1997 John W. Eaton
##
## This file is part of Octave.
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## -*- texinfo -*-
## @deftypefn {Function File} {} image (@var{x}, @var{zoom})
## @deftypefnx {Function File} {} image (@var{x}, @var{y}, @var{A}, @var{zoom})
## Display a matrix as a color image.  The elements of @var{x} are indices
## into the current colormap and should have values between 1 and the
## length of the colormap.  If @var{zoom} is omitted, the image will be
## scaled to fit within 600x350 (to a max of 4).
##
## The axis values corresponding to the matrix elements are specified in
## @var{x} and @var{y}. At present they are ignored.
## @end deftypefn
## @seealso{imshow, imagesc, and colormap}

## Author: Tony Richardson <arichard@stark.cc.oh.us>
## Created: July 1994
## Adapted-By: jwe
## Paul Kienzle <pkienzle@kienzle.powernet.co.uk>
##    allow (but ignore) x,y inputs

function image (x, y, A, zoom)

  if (nargin == 0)
    ## Load Bobbie Jo Richardson (Born 3/16/94)
    x = loadimage ("default.img");
    zoom = 2;
  elseif (nargin == 1)
    A = x;
    zoom = [];
    x=y=[];
  elseif (nargin == 2)
    A = x;
    zoom = y;
    x=y=[];
  elseif (nargin == 3)
    zoom = [];
  elseif (nargin > 4)
    usage ("image (matrix, [zoom]) or image (x, y, matrix, [zoom])");
  endif

  if isempty(zoom)
    ## Find an integer scale factor which sets the image to
    ## approximately the size of the screen.
    zoom = min([350/rows(A), 600/columns(A), 4]);
    if zoom>=1
      zoom=floor(zoom);
    else
      zoom=1/ceil(1/zoom);
    endif
  endif
  ppm_name = tmpnam ();

  saveimage (ppm_name, A, "ppm");

  ## Start the viewer.  Try xv, then xloadimage.

  xv = sprintf ("xv -expand %f %s", zoom, ppm_name);

  xloadimage = sprintf ("xloadimage -zoom %f %s", zoom*100, ppm_name);

  rm = sprintf ("rm -f %s", ppm_name);

  ## Need to let the shell clean up the tmp file because we are putting
  ## the viewer in the background.

  command = sprintf ("( %s || %s && %s ) > /dev/null 2>&1 &",
                     xv, xloadimage, rm);

  system (command);

endfunction

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