[Image-SIG] PIL Image.getcolors() returns None

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at pythonware.com
Tue Jul 15 13:25:37 CEST 2008

Guillaume Lathoud wrote:

> Hello, here is an issue with PIL 1.1.6 on a Windows XP platform:
> import Image
> im = Image.open( 'pil-1.1.6-Image-getcolors.png' )
> im.show()  # Displays the image correctly.
> print im.getcolors()  # Bug: displays "None".

The quickest way to fix this bug is to double-check the documentation:


Note the section that begins with "If the maxcolors value is exceeded, 
the method stops counting and returns None."


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