DrawPicture Drawing Command

Places a picture frame.

drawpicture <left top right bottom> [CONTENTOFFSET offsetx offsety] [CONTENTSCALE scalex scaley] [ROTATE angle | SKEW slantangle twistangle | SLANT angle | TWIST angle] [ABOUT pointx pointy | ABOUTCENTER] [constraint] [printable] [stack] [DPI xdpi ydpi] [frame] [stored] [FILE filepath] [PAGE number | MPG name/S | DOCUMENT name | WINDOW name]

left.../d The coordinates of the frame.

CONTENTOFFSET/d The offset in the frame. Default=0,0.

CONTENTSCALE/d The scale of the object in the frame. Default=100%.

ROTATE/d The rotation angle. Default=0.

SKEW/d The slant and twist angle. Default=0.

SLANT/d The slant angle. Default=0.

TWIST/d The twist angle. Default=0.

ABOUT/d The rotation point.

ABOUTCENTER Rotates around its center. Default.

constraint/k The aspect ratio constraint toggle.

Options: CONSTRAIN|FREE (default).

printable/k The print object toggle.

Options: PRINT (default)|NOPRINT.

stack/k The stack position.

Options: INFRONT (default)|INBACK.

frame/k Specifies whether the object is framed.


stored/k Specifies if the object is internal.

Options: EXTERNAL|INTERNAL (default).

FILE/s The filepath and name of the image.

DPI/i The resolution of the picture. Default=actual.

PAGE/s The page number. Default=current.

MPG/s The master page name and side. Default=current.

DOCUMENT/s The document name. Default=current.

WINDOW/s The window name. Default=current.


The identification number (handle) of the new object is returned to RESULT.


drawpicture 0.5 0.5 2.5 3 dpi 150 150 external


DrawPicture  Command Definition  url:PGScmd/drawpicture
  created:2006-03-30 13:47:47   last updated:2006-08-18 11:49:05
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User Contributed Comments For DrawPicture
Dan Kilroy wrote...2006-05-03 20:00:15

Script command submitted from PageStream internal documentation. Needs to be checked and merged with the command documentation above.

Draws a picture frame {...} .

objectid = DrawPicture (left top right bottom [DPI xdpi ydpi] [INTERNAL | EXTERNAL] [FILE file] PGS40: [FPO {DEFAULT|FINE|MEDIUM|COARSE|CUSTOM xdpi ydpi}] [FRAMELESS | FRAMED] [CONTENTOFFSET x y] [CONTENTSCALE x y] [CONTENTROTATE rotation | CONTENTSKEW slant twist] [ROTATE rotation | SKEW slant twist | SLANT slant | TWIST twist] [ABOUT x y | ABOUTCENTER] [INFRONT | INBACK] [CONSTRAIN | FREE] [PRINT | NOPRINT] [PAGE document:...-pagenum | MPG document:...-masterpage:side | DOCUMENT document | WINDOW document-window])




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User Contributed Comments For DrawPicture