2005.03.19 15:35 "[Tiff] Floating Point Sample Format", by Charles Auer

2005.03.19 16:23 "Re: [Tiff] Floating Point Sample Format", by Frank Warmerdam

I need more information about floating point sample format.

Are TIFFTAG_SMINSAMPLEVALUE (340) and TIFFTAG_SMAXSAMPLEVALUE (341) intended for use with floating point samples?


I believe SMINSAMPLEVALUE and SMAXSAMPLEVALUE would be suitable for use with floating point samples.

If so, than how do you scale sample values when they are not included?

Many options exist:

My TIFF viewer scans a subset of blocks of the image to get scaling min and max values and then allows the user to alter them if they don't like the selected values.

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