2002.03.29 13:59 "Appending text to TIFF", by Gary Weimer

2002.04.02 06:17 "Re: Appending text to TIFF", by Rob van den Tillaart

Does anyone have any experience in appending text descriptions to an image file - say, as a visible caption?

Do you want to embed text in the tiff file? Then you could use a private tag. Don't know if such a tag allready exist but you could 'order' them through Adobe. Somewhere in the TIFF 6.0 spec there is the address for private tags. As a text tag is quite useful it would be nice if it became a public one.

Note that not all applications handle private tags well, so they can easily get lost.

rob tillaart