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dcfile(1)

DICOM PS3
6 March 2014

dicom3tools

DICOM medical image files manipulation and conversion tools

NAME

dcfile - ACR/NEMA DICOM PS3 ... DICOM PS3 - Describe DICOM file content

SYNOPSIS

dcfile
[Include document ../dicom3tools/gen.so]
[ -b|brief ] [ -filename ]
[Include document ../dicom3tools/optin.so]

DESCRIPTION

dcfile reads the named dicom or acr-nema input file and describes the encoding method of the file, ie. what transfer syntax is in use, and whether or not a Part 10 style meta-information header is present.

OPTIONS

The description goes to standard error.
The basic input switches are described in dcintro(1). Options specific to this program are:
-b|brief Display a single line brief summary.
-filename
Show the name of the file supplied in the arguments; a hyphen will be reported if no filename was supplied.

EXAMPLES

% dcfile dicomdir. Meta: UID 1.2.840.10008.1.2.1 Meta: Description "Explicit VR Little Endian" Meta: ByteOrder Little Meta: VR Explicit Meta: Encapsulated No Data: UID 1.2.840.10008.1.2.1 Data: Description "Explicit VR Little Endian" Data: ByteOrder Little Data: VR Explicit Data: Encapsulated No
% dcfile expmeta.dc3 Meta: UID 1.2.840.10008.1.2.1 Meta: Description "Explicit VR Little Endian" Meta: ByteOrder Little Meta: VR Explicit Meta: Encapsulated No Data: UID 1.2.840.10008.1.2 Data: Description "Implicit VR Little Endian" Data: ByteOrder Little Data: VR Implicit Data: Encapsulated No
% dcfile NM.1 Data: UID 1.2.840.10008.1.2 Data: Description "Implicit VR Little Endian" Data: ByteOrder Little Data: VR Implicit Data: Encapsulated No
% dcfile test.spi Data: ByteOrder Big Data: VR Implicit Data: Encapsulated No
% dcfile -b evrlewm.dcm DICOM file, with metaheader, Explicit VR Little Endian
% dcfile -b evrlenom.dcm DICOM file, no metaheader, Explicit VR

SEE ALSO

file(1) , dcdump(1) , dcintro(1)

AUTHOR

Copyright (c) 1993-2018, David A. Clunie DBA PixelMed Publishing. All rights reserved.

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