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       bbox - prints out the bounding box of a rawppm or rawpbm image


       bbox [ -l]  [ -r]  [ -h]  [ -V]  [ rawpbmfile]


       bbox  reads  a rawppm or rawpbm file and prints out the bounding box of
       the image  (as  postscript  comment  and  in  postscript  points,  i.e.
       1/72dpi)  as  well  as  the high resolution bounding box. Input is read
       from standard input if no filename is specified.  Example output:

              %%BoundingBox: 12 253 829 837
              %%HiResBoundingBox: 12.500000 253.000000 828.500000 837.00000

       bbox has only very limited memory requirements as it  reads  the  input
       line by line and thus needs to store only one picture line in memory.


       -h | --help
              Show summary of options.

       -V     Show version of program.

       -r     resolution of picture in dpi

       -l     loose bounding box (integer bounding box is expanded by 1 point,
              hires bounding box is not widened)


       ps2eps (1)


       bbox was written by Roland Bless.

       An earlier version of this manual page was originally written by Rafael
       Laboissiere  <>  for  the  Debian  system.  Thank  you
       Rafael! Permission is granted to copy, distribute  and/or  modify  this
       document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version
       1.1 or any later version published by  the  Free  Software  Foundation;
       with  no  Invariant  Sections,  no  Front-Cover Texts and no Back-Cover


       Though the code is quite small and the  probability  for  bugs  is  now
       small, there may be some left somewhere between the lines.  In case you
       find one, please send a short description with bbox version  number  to
       <> (please allow some time to reply).

                                 21 April 2004