To export files to DICOM format
|1.||Choose Export... from the 'File' menu or |
press Ctrl E keys.
|3.||To avoid a new file overwriting an existing file with the same name, tick Do not overwrite files: see Overwriting files.|
|4.||Choose DICOM images as the 'Format'.|
A File name and path are supplied.
|o||A \ terminates the filename if 'Build a DICOM directory' option has been selected.|
|o||If 'Build a DICOM directory' option has not been selected, the file name will be given extension .DCM.|
|•||You may use the Browse button to set up a new path.|
To make 'DICOM images' format the default, click Save format.
|7.||Tick Run the associated program after creating the file if you would like EscapeE to open the file immediately using your preferred program: see Associated programs. The default associated program is EscapeE.|
A DCM 'image' file not only contains an image but also data pertaining to the image, see DICOM Element Tags.
Sets of DICOM files are commonly shipped together in a self-contained 'directory': see DICOM export options.
DICOM export options
DICOM element tags