Declaration [src]

gdk_pixbuf_animation_new_from_file (
  const char* filename,
  GError** error

Description [src]

Creates a new animation by loading it from a file.

The file format is detected automatically.

If the file’s format does not support multi-frame images, then an animation with a single frame will be created.

Possible errors are in the GDK_PIXBUF_ERROR and G_FILE_ERROR domains.



Type: const char*

Name of file to load, in the GLib file name encoding.

The data is owned by the caller of the function.
The value is a file system path, using the OS encoding.

Type: GError **

The return location for a recoverable error.

The argument can be NULL.
If the return location is not NULL, then you must initialize it to a NULL GError*.
The argument will left initialized to NULL by the constructor if there are no errors.
In case of error, the argument will be set to a newly allocated GError; the caller will take ownership of the data, and be responsible for freeing it.

Return value

Type: GdkPixbufAnimation

A newly-created animation.

The caller of the function takes ownership of the data, and is responsible for freeing it.
The return value can be NULL.