2003.09.10 07:03 "[Tiff] read in whole tiff file", by Andrey Kiselev
Is there a way to read in the complete TIFF file in one READ call? I need to do this. Thanks,
It is impossible, because image stored as a collection of separate stripes (or tiles) and we have a table of stripe offsets in the header. One read will be suitable in the case of one big stripe only, but this is rare case and used for small images.
Also you can read the whole file in memory and start parsing after that. In this case you need to play with TIFFClientOpen() function.
Andrey V. Kiselev
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