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1998.05.13 04:44 "Reading concatenated tiff files", by Richard Beare
1998.05.13 08:33 "Re: Reading concatenated tiff files", by Bjorn Brox
1998.05.14 07:53 "Re: Reading concatenated tiff files", by Bruno Ledoux
1998.05.14 10:23 "Re: Reading concatenated tiff files", by Howard Kaikow
1998.05.14 11:02 "Re: Reading concatenated tiff files", by Bjorn Brox

1998.05.14 11:02 "Re: Reading concatenated tiff files", by Bjorn Brox

Storing multiple images in a TIFF file not discouraged at all, and works very well (we currently use it to store multiple resolution of the same scanned image in one file).

He was talking about concatenated tiff files, and, if you read the question, is aware of the support of multiple images within one TIFF file.

Concatenated TIFF files is a method that is very often used in distributing technical manuals, for example maintenance manuals for aeroplanes following the ATA standard.

All graphics is concatenated TIFF files in a kind of TAPE file where the next image start at a block size boundary.

The TIFFClientOpen() method I described will work on such files, assuming you have enough information of detecting the sub-TIFF file size and where the next TIFF file i starting.

I have written such an interface myself once for unpacking such concatenated files containing TIFF and CGM images for a Aeroplane Maintenance Manual from Boeing.

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