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tiffset(1)                                                          tiffset(1)




NAME

       tiffset - set or unset a field in a TIFF header


SYNOPSIS

       tiffset [ options ] filename.tif


DESCRIPTION

       Tiffset sets the value of a TIFF header to a specified value or removes
       an existing setting.


OPTIONS

       -d dirnumber
              change the current directory (starting at 0).

       -s tagnumber [ count ] value ...
              Set the value of the named tag to the value or values specified.

       -sd diroffset
              change the current directory by offset.

       -sf tagnumber filename
              Set  the  value  of  the  tag to the contents of filename.  This
              option is supported for ASCII tags only.

       -u tagnumber
              Unset the tag.


EXAMPLES

       The following example sets the image description tag (270) of a.tif  to
       the contents of the file descrip:
              tiffset -sf 270 descrip a.tif

       The  following example sets the artist tag (315) of a.tif to the string
       ``Anonymous'':
              tiffset -s 315 Anonymous a.tif

       This example sets the resolution of the file a.tif to 300 dpi:
              tiffset -s 296 2 a.tif
              tiffset -s 282 300.0 a.tif
              tiffset -s 283 300.0 a.tif

       Set the photometric interpretation of the third page of a.tif  to  min-
       is-black (ie. inverts it):
              tiffset -d 2 -s 262 1 a.tif


SEE ALSO

       tiffdump(1), tiffinfo(1), tiffcp(1), libtiff(3)

       Libtiff library home page: http://www.simplesystems.org/libtiff/



libtiff                        December 3, 2012                     tiffset(1)

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