Function GetData() in wxImage

Mike C. Fletcher mcfletch at
Mon Oct 7 17:23:38 CEST 2002

BTW: It's generally more efficient to use the wxPython users mailing 
list for these kinds of questions.


Anand wrote:

> I am writing an image viewer in wxPython using the wxImage class.
>I want to manipulate the image data for effects. I tried to use the
>GetData() method of the wxImage class which returns a const char *(wxWindows
> How do I manipulate this object. Is it a python object or a C unsigned char *
>stream ? Can i apply std 'C' calls on it or do I need to use methods of
>python ?
>Concerned code...
> def myfunc:
>   ...
>   self.img = wxImage(fileName)
>   chunk = self.img.GetData()  # What is this chunk ?
>   pass

  Mike C. Fletcher
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