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SCT (.sct)

Scitex CT format.
Raster image file format.
Used for pre-press imaging applications.
SCT is an acronym for Scitex Continuous Tone.
Binary format.
Stores images as RGB, CMYK, or grayscale bitmaps at a resolution of 8 bits per channel.
Does not support alpha channels.
Developed and maintained by HP Scitex.
  • Import imports an SCT file and returns an image.
  • Export exports graphics or any other expression as an image to an SCT file.
  • When exporting Mathematica graphics or arbitrary expressions to SCT, the resulting image has the same raster size as its displayed form.
  • Image objects are by default exported at their raster size.
  • Because SCT is a raster image format, all fonts are rasterized on export.
  • Import imports the specified element from an SCT file.
  • Import imports multiple elements.
  • Export creates an SCT file by treating expr as specifying element elem.
  • Export treats each as specifying the corresponding .
  • Export exports expr with the specified option elements taken to have the specified values.
  • Export uses rules to specify the elements to be exported.
  • See the reference pages for full general information on Import and Export.
"Elements" list of elements and options available in this file
"Rules"full list of rules for each element and option
"Options"list of rules for options, properties, and settings
  • Data representation elements:
"Data"array of color values
"Graphics"Graphics object representing an image
"GrayLevels"array of normalized gray-level values
"Image"raster image, given as an Image object
"RGBColorArray"array of RGBColor objects
"BitDepth"number of bits used to represent each color channel
"ColorSpace"color encoding used in the file
"ImageResolution"image resolution specified in the file
"ImageSize"raster dimensions
  • General options:
ImageResolutionAutomaticresolution used for rendering the graphics
ImageSizeAutomaticoverall image size
This reads an SCT example file and renders it as Graphics:
This imports meta-information elements from the file:
Export an image to SCT:
Show the Import elements available in the exported file:
This reads an SCT example file and renders it as Graphics:
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This imports meta-information elements from the file:
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Export an image to SCT:
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Show the Import elements available in the exported file:
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