2008.02.11 07:43 "[Tiff] TIFFReadRGBAImage rendering upside-down", by Mick O'Neill

2008.02.12 00:29 "RE: [Tiff] TIFFReadRGBAImage rendering upside-down", by Mick O'Neill

Yes, I looked at the orientation tags, and they seemed to all indicate ORIENTATION_TOPLEFT ok. I have other TIFF files, generated by the same Kofax software, in fact, that all come out OK. There must be something else somewhere.

The only tags that I noticed that are a bit odd are the TIFFTAG_YCBCRSUBSAMPLING in the OJPEG compressed images (Missing, and the Jpegs indicate [2,1]), and the TIFFTAG_FILLORDER tags in the CITT compressed images with a value of FILLORDER_LSB2MSB, which is unusual.

I cannot get onto the CVS to get the latest version - wondering if you may be able to send me a copy of the tif_getimage.c and perhaps tif_read.c modules you used so I can compare, and perhaps find out exactly what it is that is different?

I don't mind flipping the images - in fact, I am loading the generated RGBA into ImageMagick for further processing - I just need to know when to do it.


Software Engineer

-----Original Message-----
From: Frank Warmerdam [mailto:warmerdam@pobox.com]
Sent: Tuesday, 12 February 2008 2:03 AM
To: Mick O'Neill
Cc: tiff@lists.maptools.org
Subject: Re: [Tiff] TIFFReadRGBAImage rendering upside-down

Mick O'Neill wrote:
> Hi,
> I have some odd TIFF files here (that do have a subsampling error
> being reported for the OJPEG compressed images) that, when I call the
> TIFFReadRGBAImage function, renders the RGBA upside down (flipped, not

> rotated). I was wondering if there was something in the TIFF headers
> that tell me this is happening? Or perhaps some other info elsewhere.
> There are some applications around that read these TIFFs correctly,
> and others that will not read them at all.
> libtiff version 3.9.0 Beta
> Any ideas appreciated.


The tiffinfo reports:

    Orientation: row 0 top, col 0 lhs

Which is (I believe) the default case where the first pixel in the file
is the top left corner of the image. I also ran tiff2rgba with the
current development version of libtiff and tiff2rgba and it came out
with the first page "right side up", so I'm surprised you are having

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