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 FormatFromName
 guess image file format from name

 Calling Sequence FormatFromName( file )

Parameters

 file - string; name of an image file

Description

 • The FormatFromName command examines the passed filename and determines the image file format based on the extension. It returns either a member of ImageTools[Formats] or NULL if it was unable to guess.
 • The parameter file is the name of the image file.
 • The extensions .jpg, .jpeg, .jpe, and .jeg are recognized as JPEG files.
 • The extensions .tif, .tiff, and .tff are recognized as TIFF files.
 • The extensions .bmp and .dib are recognized as BMP files.

Examples

 > $\mathrm{with}\left(\mathrm{ImageTools}\right):$
 > $\mathrm{FormatFromName}\left("photo.jpeg"\right)$
 ${\mathrm{JPEG}}$ (1)
 > $\mathrm{FormatFromName}\left("/tmp/snail.tif"\right)$
 ${\mathrm{TIFF}}$ (2)
 > $\mathrm{FormatFromName}\left("music.mp3"\right)$