dcposn - ACR/NEMA DICOM PS3 ... DICOM PS3 - DICOM locate position
See the file ../dicom3tools/gen.so.
[ -col|x n
] [ -row|y n
] [ -v|verbose
] [ -filename
See the file ../dicom3tools/optin.so.
reads the named dicom input file and locates the requested image
pixel position in 3D space using the attributes of the Image Plane module
(Image Position Patient and Image Orientation Patient) if present.
The spatial position is described as patient (not gantry) relative x, y and z
co-ordinates, where x is +ve leftwards, y is +ve anteriorly and z is +ve
The co-ordinates and verbose output go to standard error.
The basic input switches are described in dcintro(1). Options specific to this
- -col|x n -row|y n
The specified image pixel position begins from
0 in the top left hand corner of the image.
Display byte offset from file start and
message start, in hexadecimal, and dump contents while reading and once
Show the name of the file supplied in the
arguments; a hyphen will be reported if no filename was supplied.
%dcposn -x 0 -y 0 expmeta.dc3 Row=0 Col=0 X=45.0 Y=-119.5 Z=119.5
Copyright (c) 1993-2015, David A. Clunie DBA PixelMed Publishing. All rights
This program really only exists for automated testing of the image plane