bittermelon: Bitmap Tools

Provides functions for creating, modifying, and displaying bitmaps including printing them in the terminal. There is a special emphasis on monochrome bitmap fonts and their glyphs as well as colored pixel art/sprites. Provides native read/write support for the 'hex' and 'yaff' bitmap font formats and if 'monobit' <> is installed can also read/write several additional bitmap font formats.

Version: 2.0.2
Imports: cli, grDevices, grid, png, Unicode, utils
Suggests: farver, gridpattern, hexfont, knitr, magick, mazing, ragg, rmarkdown, testthat, vdiffr, withr
Published: 2024-06-25
DOI: 10.32614/CRAN.package.bittermelon
Author: Trevor L. Davis ORCID iD [aut, cre], Frederic Cambus [tyg] (Developer of included 'Spleen' font), Markus Kuhn [tyg] (Maintainer of included 'Fixed' font), josehzz [art] (Artist of included 'Farming Crops 16x16' sprites)
Maintainer: Trevor L. Davis <trevor.l.davis at>
License: MIT + file LICENSE
NeedsCompilation: no
SystemRequirements: 'monobit' for reading/writing additional bitmap font formats.
Materials: README NEWS
CRAN checks: bittermelon results


Reference manual: bittermelon.pdf
Vignettes: Introduction to bittermelon


Package source: bittermelon_2.0.2.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
macOS binaries: r-release (arm64): bittermelon_2.0.2.tgz, r-oldrel (arm64): bittermelon_2.0.2.tgz, r-release (x86_64): bittermelon_2.0.2.tgz, r-oldrel (x86_64): bittermelon_2.0.2.tgz
Old sources: bittermelon archive

Reverse dependencies:

Reverse imports: hexfont


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