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writeDirectory

Create new IFD and make it current IFD

Description

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writeDirectory(t) creates a new image file directory (IFD) and makes it the current IFD.

Examples

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Create a new TIFF file and add two new IFDs to the file.

Create a Tiff object for a new file.

t = Tiff('myfile.tif','w');

Add a new IFD to the file and display the current directory number. You can use this new IFD to add image data and tags to the TIFF file.

writeDirectory(t);
currentDirectory(t)
ans = 1

Add another IFD to the file and display the current directory number. You can use this IFD to save an additional image to the same TIFF file.

writeDirectory(t);
currentDirectory(t)
ans = 2

Close the Tiff object.

close(t);

Input Arguments

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Tiff object representing a TIFF file. Use the Tiff function to create the object.

Tips

  • You do not need this function when creating TIFF files that contain only one image.

Algorithms

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References

This function corresponds to the TIFFWriteDirectory function in the LibTIFF C API. To use this function, you must be familiar with the TIFF specification and technical notes. View this documentation at LibTIFF - TIFF Library and Utilities.

Introduced in R2009b