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2010.11.08 17:51 "Problems converting tiff", by James Lamanna
2010.11.09 05:10 "Re: Problems converting tiff", by Lee Howard

2010.11.09 05:10 "Re: Problems converting tiff", by Lee Howard

James Lamanna wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm trying to convert the following tiff for faxing, however, I always
> receive the following LIBTIFF errors, and then most of my tiff ends up
> having a large black box on it:
> This TIFF came from an EMR system, so the format of it cannot be changed.
> Some TIFF viewers can view the whole tiff properly (Irfanview) but
> others stop displaying at the error.
> Is there anyway to ignore these errors and continue processing?
>
> The TIFF is located at: http://ugcs.caltech.edu/~jlamanna/72650-3aab.tif
>
> Thanks.
>
> -- James
>
> Errors:
>
>
> convert: 72650-3aab.tif: Premature EOL at line 0 of strip 1 (got 0,
> expected 1728). `Fax3Decode1D' @ tiff.c/TIFFWarnings/526.
> convert: 72650-3aab.tif: Premature EOL at line 0 of strip 2 (got 0,
> expected 1728). `Fax3Decode1D' @ tiff.c/TIFFWarnings/526.
> convert: 72650-3aab.tif: Premature EOL at line 0 of strip 3 (got 0,
> expected 1728). `Fax3Decode1D' @ tiff.c/TIFFWarnings/526.
> convert: 72650-3aab.tif: Premature EOL at line 0 of strip 4 (got 0,
> expected 1728). `Fax3Decode1D' @ tiff.c/TIFFWarnings/526.
> convert: 72650-3aab.tif: Premature EOL at line 0 of strip 5 (got 0,
> expected 1728). `Fax3Decode1D' @ tiff.c/TIFFWarnings/526.
> convert: 72650-3aab.tif: Premature EOL at line 0 of strip 6 (got 0,
> expected 1728). `Fax3Decode1D' @ tiff.c/TIFFWarnings/526.
> convert: 72650-3aab.tif: Premature EOL at line 0 of strip 7 (got 0,
> expected 1728). `Fax3Decode1D' @ tiff.c/TIFFWarnings/526.
> convert: 72650-3aab.tif: Premature EOL at line 0 of strip 8 (got 0,
> expected 1728). `Fax3Decode1D' @ tiff.c/TIFFWarnings/526.
> convert: 72650-3aab.tif: Premature EOF at line 0 of strip 9 (x 0).
> `Fax3Decode1D' @ tiff.c/TIFFWarnings/526.
> convert: 72650-3aab.tif: Premature EOL at line 0 of strip 9 (got 0,
> expected 1728). `Fax3Decode1D' @ tiff.c/TIFFWarnings/526.

The software that produced that TIFF is a mess.  It sticks loose EOLs in 
there all over the place unnecessarily.

You can "fix" it by doing this:

tiffcp -i 72650-3aab.tif new.tif

Note the "-i".  new.tif will be "clean".

Thanks,

Lee.