Monthly Archives: March 2007

from times to times someone asks about creating monochrome images, that, in most of the cases will be used to be sent by fax.

unfortunately, gdi+ does not offer full support to 1bpp indexed images (monochrome bitmaps).

but with the help of anatoliy mogylevets and mike gagnon, i could find that the good and old gdi (not gdiplus) provides some functions (copyimage and loadimage) to do that in a flash. so, we've agreed to add this important feature to the library, as a new method added to the image and bitmap classes: getmonochrome().

steps to get the monochrome 1bpp version… Continue reading