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Ticket #575 (closed enhancement: fixed)

Opened 2010-09-30T17:58:00-05:00

Last modified 2011-02-02T04:45:00-06:00

Make it easier to get/set the pixels' compression type

Reported by: melissa Owned by: melissa
Priority: major Milestone: bio-formats-5.0
Component: bio-formats Severity: non-issue
Keywords: Cc: simon.blanchoud@…
Blocked By: Blocking:

Description (last modified by curtis)

The reader API currently does not have any way of providing the compression type used on a file's pixels. This is somewhat related to  ome-xml:#76, and would be most useful for formats that can be both imported and exported.

Also, the writer API for setting compression types is kind of a mess. It might be nice to enumify the compression types - we've already done this for TIFF, but it's not exposed at the TiffWriter/IFormatWriter level.

Change History

comment:1 Changed 2010-10-01T10:53:12-05:00 by curtis

  • Description modified

We do have a convention of putting a key called "Compression" in the original metadata table, with the name of the codec used. For an immediate solution we could implement this convention for more readers. But I agree that ultimately it would be good to have a real method in the API.

comment:2 Changed 2011-02-02T04:45:00-06:00 by curtis

  • Status changed from new to closed
  • Resolution set to fixed

moved to  ome:#4157