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We have 10 separate TIF Images on my Hard Drive. Is there any way i could merge those Images as 1 Multipage TIFF Image File ???

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Merge Two .tiff Files To Single File

How can i merge 2 .tiff or othere files into a single File
i tried by opening the two files in binary format. i can create new file only with the first but not second file is appended.


Compressed TIFF Vs Normal TIFF
I'm currently writing an app using the Wang/Eastman/Kodak OCX group. It needs to handle full scanning capabilities, including OCR, and archiving the scanned documents. The scanning and OCR componets weren't to difficult to incorporate, however when it came time to store the scanned documents I ran into a storage size problem. The problem being, I have to use TIFF format to store the documents in their original size, colour, and multiple pages. No matter what compression method I use, the size of the files are completely unacceptable!

What I found however is that the scanning software that came with the HP scanners offered a save type for Compressed TIFFs, which have a very reduced size compared to normal TIFF files. My question is, what compression methods do they use to make the files so small??

Anyone with info on this or any other ideas to keep my files sizes please respond.


How To Add Merge Fields In Merge Mail During Run-time?
This is about automating merge mail in a word file. The data source is an Excel file. What I want to do is to add the merge fields into the word file dynamically, which means through coding using VBA, not by editing the word file. Can someone tell me the solution? Your answer will be highly appreciated.


Word Mail Merge Commandbar &"Insert Merge Field&" Control
I'm having a problem with adding the Merge Fields toolbar programmatically in Word when performing a Mail Merge. I can add the toolbar fine but when I try to add the "Insert Merge Fields" dropdown control to this toolbar the drop down is not populated with the mergefields from the header source. When I add the toolbar and the control manually it works fine. I've even recorded the macro for this action but my code still does not work (my code is identical to the macro). Could someone help me out or let me now if this is a bug in word?

Thanks in advance,


Is there a way to open a .TIFF image in VB? It seems that Image and Picturebox controls don't support this format.


VB Tiff
I am using, and am writing a program that takes tiff files from a folder, combines them into a single tiff file, and then faxes them. In order for the faxcomex library to accept a tiff as a fax body, the tiff file must either be uncompressed or use compression 4, and must have a width of 1728 pixels. The tiff files I am working with do not have that width. Thus, I need to write a function which changes the width. I tried using this:

Dim TmpImage As New Bitmap("c:1.tif")
Dim NewImage As New Bitmap(TmpImage, New Size(1728, 2200))
NewImage.Save("c:2.tif", Imaging.ImageFormat.Tiff)

The problem here is that although the size is changed, it also changes the compression to lzw, which I cannot use. I did some searching on the net and came up with this:

Dim codec As Imaging.ImageCodecInfo = GetEncoderInfo("image/tiff")
Dim imgPrms As New Imaging.EncoderParameters(2)

imgPrms.Param(0) = New Imaging.EncoderParameter(Imaging.Encoder.ColorDepth, 1L)
imgPrms.Param(1) = New Imaging.EncoderParameter(Imaging.Encoder.Compression, Imaging.EncoderValue.CompressionCCITT4)

Dim TmpImage As New Bitmap("c:1.tif")
Dim NewImage As New Bitmap(TmpImage, New Size(1728, 2200))
NewImage.Save("c:2.tif", codec, imgPrms)

Private Function GetEncoderInfo(ByRef mimeType As String) As Imaging.ImageCodecInfo

For Each ice As Imaging.ImageCodecInfo In Imaging.ImageCodecInfo.GetImageEncoders()
If ice.MimeType.Equals(mimeType) Then
Return ice
End If
Throw New Exception(mimeType + " mime type not found in ImageCodecInfo")
End Function
End Class

However, when this is run, it returns an error of "invalid parameter". I have tried this both with and without the color depth parameter. I tried using the image variable type instead of bitmap, and it saved properly. The problem here is that there does not seem to be a way to modify the size of the image when using the image type, which was the whole point in the first place. I then discovered that it was not the fact that I was using type bitmap that caused the problem. It's the resizing. If I don't resize the image, it goes through fine, but once again, the resizing is the whole point. So, I'm stuck -- I can either have the right compression and the wrong size, or the right size and the wrong compression. I could really use some help.


Tiff To Jpg
Hi to everyone

I have to convert a *.tif file to a *.jpg one.
Using the SaveAs method of the ImgEdit control (from Kodak), i can save my *tif file to a *.bmp.

If i try to save it to jpg the control return this error:

Internal Control Error.

How can I solve this problem?
Exist another control that can make this file conversion?

I tried the ImageMagick library, but i was unable to find the ImagMagickObject.dll wich is the one that expose the method to VB.

Someone can Help me?

Thanks a lot.


PDF To Tiff
Need a little help on a batch command. I am useing a 3rd party ocx that will allow me to open a pdf image and save it as a tiff. I load the pdf images in a listbox and have to save them one at a time which works good but I would like to be able to save them in a batch mode with the file name if that would be possible. Any help on this would be great. Here is my save code mabe someone in this form can help or guide me in the right direction. Thanks

vb Code:
Private Sub Command1_Click()On Error Resume NextMe.CommonDialog2.ShowSaveMe.CommonDialog2.Filter = "Tif (*.tif)|*.tif|"Me.CommonDialog2.FilterIndex = 2strFile = Me.CommonDialog2.FileNamestrType = Trim(cbooutputimage.List(cbooutputimage.ListIndex))ImageViewer1.View = 5ImageViewer1.ImageDPI = 200If cbooutputimage.List(cbooutputimage.ListIndex) = "ICO" Thena = Me.ImageViewer1.SaveBySize(strFile, "ico", 32, 32)Elsea = Me.ImageViewer1.Save(strFile, strType)End IfList2.RemoveItem (FileName)List2.RefreshList2.Selected(Value) = TrueImageViewer1.View = 9End Sub

Tiff In Vb6
How do I make vb6 display tiff pictures?

Is there anybody who can show me how to split multipage TIFF image files into single page TIFF images using VB ???

Do not want to use KODAK controls to achieve it, i know i can use them to do this thing. But they are extremely slow.

I tried a lot of other things, could not do it. And i am not ready to believe that it cannot be done.

Using Tiff In Vb
I wonder if it's possible somehow to read tiff format images into a picture box, image box or something???

Dear friends,
I need some help in displaying TIFF in VB application and also how
to display the scanned document from the same. I will be highly
thankfull if anyone send me the code or tutorial for this.


Is it possible without the use of third part controls to convert a pdf document to a tiff?  Any help is greatly appreciated.


PDF To Tiff
Hello all,

Are there any freeware OCXs or code, etc to convert PDF files to TIFF from
within VB6.



Tiff To PDF
I am trying to convert a tif file into pdf file can any one please help?

Opening Tiff And Pdf
Hi! I would like to ask for someone to help me on how to open a .tiff and .pdf file inside a visualbasic prog.

Thank you in advance. I will appreciate any help.

Converting From TIFF On VB5
Okay. Here is what might be a challenge.

I have to write a version of a program that can display TIFF images out of a database on a Windows NT 3.51 workstation.

Problem #1 - StdPicture object does not support TIFF
Problem #2 - GDIPlus.DLL does not run on NT 3.51, so using that to convert the TIFF to BMP or something is out of the question.

Anyone have any ideas on where I can look to convert those images?


Art DeBuigny

Tiff Handling With GDI+
Hi, I downloaded the very nice gdi+ type library for vb6 and used it for
same simple problems but now I'm facing with something that probably is too big for me.
I need a function that, given two Black and white 200 dpi tiff-g4 images, put these images in a single multitiff-g4 and resample it at 100 dpi (possibly making a rotation of 90 degree). I get the two input images with a binary get
into a string variable in order to make some checks but I could also load them directly from a file (if this is more simple).
I have idea that these operations can be done with few calls to the
gdi+ lib but I don't know how.
I really hope that you can help me ! Thanks.

TIFF Writer
Somebody tell me how to write TIFF File in Big-endian format. By problem is i am able to read the file, now i have add some tag values and re write the file at the same time if that file is a multi page then have to split into seperate files. If somebody have source code it will be great help for me.

Thanking you

Need Help With 16 Bit TIFF Format

I am wondering if anyone knows whether it's possible to deal with 16 bit/pixel tiff images in Visual Basic 6, running on Windows XP, without having to resort to storing the image in an array and then iterating through that array and painting each pixel one after the other?

I understand there is a Kodak Image Edit component on Windows 2K, but I'm not even sure it deals with 16 bit images.

Any ideas, anyone?

I am trying to get to the bitmap of a TIFF file in VB6.

I can Display the image using the MiDocView Control but I would like to access the pixels in order to determine if a box is filled in or not(black or white).

Could someone point me at a control that gives me access to the bitmap of a TIFF image?

.tiff Files
Well, hello again... I'm posting this under extreme emergency... I need to know if there is a way to open up .tiff images in visual basic, and convert them to .bmp images... How would I save the image? Would I use an API? If so, which one?

Need Help With PDF->TIFF Conversion App
I have a LOT(1000+/batch) of multi-page color PDF's that I need to convert to multipage TIFF's (B&W is ok). It also needs to merge many pages of tiff to a single multi-page tiff file. Currently I am using Snowbound software and it is total crap, do you guys have any other tools out there that could help me?
An API would be the best benefit here, command line is not really the best.
BTW- cost does not matter much, something less than $5,000 would be nice tho.

Converting TIFF To PDF ?
I have a custom document imaging program that uses multi-page tiff files. In the past we have printed or faxed these files. Now, there is the need to email them as well. Does anyone know if it is possible to convert the tiff files to pdf and attach to an email? I'm sure there is a conversion component availabe, but I have not found it yet.


PostScript To Tiff ?..?
Does anyone out there know of an inexpensive PostScript to Tiff converter? One that I can just either buy a developer license or license on a one time basis per machine. Software995 is yearly, and I'm not sure what GhostScript costs, maybe that is a solution. I have been searching and getting no where, any help is appreciated.

Help On TIFF Files
Hi! I would like to ask on how to view/print TIFF files and integrate it in a form.

What controls should I use? Could you me a links or a sample code... thanks!

I would appreciate any inputs.

Convert Pdf To Tiff
hi friends
i need to convert pdf files to tiff files through vb6
i tried the code blow:

Private Sub cmd1_Click()
Dim UDCPrinter As New UDCWRAPPERLib.Printer
Dim UDCProfile As UDCWRAPPERLib.Profile
UDCPrinter.PrinterName = "Universal Document Converter"
Set UDCProfile = UDCPrinter.Profile(UDCPrinter.DefaultProfile)
UDCProfile.PreDefinedImageFilePath = "d:Didar"
UDCProfile.PreDefinedImageFileName = "formulasfunctions.pdf"
UDCProfile.ShowProgressWnd = 1
UDCProfile.ImageFileFormat = FMT_TIFF
UDCProfile.ImageFileColorDepth(FMT_TIFF) = 1
UDCProfile.DitherImage(FMT_TIFF) = 0
UDCProfile.CompressionMethod(FMT_TIFF) = CMP_CCITT_FAX4
UDCProfile.ExportToFile ("d:didarabc.tiff")
End Sub

but it is creating a blank tiff file (with no content)
would you please help me


TIFF Operations
I would like to get any of the following done:

Break up multiple page tiff files into single tiffs
Read in a multiple page tiff, convert per page to BMP so i can resave to single tiffs

I would like to avoid using any controls, as i am developing under XP so kodak or windows imaging probably won't be an option.

my ultimate aim is get multiple page tiff file into single page tiff files. Since i know it's not feasible in vb I would like to try substeps for example

convert each page to bmp and then resave to tiff
loading up tiff on screen, taking it pixel by pixel and reconstructing each page in another control to save as tiff.
i don't know, whatever works even if it's a detour.

I am working with 1 multiple page diff file at a time, so speed isn't the biggest factor, it's functionality:P

Thanks in advance!

Tiff FIles
I found this:

Tag = 297 (129)
Type = SHORT
N = 2

This tag is used to specify page numbers of a multiple page (e.g.
facsimile) document. Two SHORT values are specified. The first
value is the page number; the second value is the total number of
pages in the document.

Now, is this the info i need to extract the number of pages a multipage tiff contains? if so, how do i put it into code? Ive been trying for ages

TIfF Files
Has anyone worked on TIFF Files? Is there a method in Visual Basic to determine if the file is a tiff or not? I do not mean just reading the extension.


XP Tiff Viewer
Anyone know of a TIFF viewer for WinXP (for VB6)? I wanted to use the Kodak/Wang/Eistream ImgEdit control, however it doesn't appear to be present.

I did a full install of WinXP Pro and full install of VS6 Pro. The ImgEdit control is not available in the controls list and I can't find the libraries anywhere on the hard drive. I would use something from Pegasus, but I really don't think it's worth $349 just to add a TIFF viewer to my application.

Any suggestions appreciated.

Gif To Tiff Conversion
I need to convert a gif file to a tiff format on click of command button?

Are there any ocx available?

Tiff File
This might be a tough one for you all, but I require some software or vb code that can read in a TIFF file and measure the image at certain points for density. ie, what percentage is not white space on a specific line of the image.

anyone help?

TIFF Viewer
I have several TIFF documents that I would like to view in an Internet Explorer browser window. First question is:
Is there a picture box that can display .tif documents?
and my second question is:
How do you create an active X Internet Explorer plugin to allow
my users to be able to view .tif docs directly from the browser?


.tiff And .mil Images
Could someone help me out with how to view tiff and mil images with the picture control.



Tiff Images
I have an image viewing software called FastLook. I need to make an app that will use FastLooks viewing window (and controls)to view tiff images or make an app that I can add to FastLook. Can anyone help me get pointed in the right direction.



Multipage Tiff
hi everybady
i need to get a real answer about the limit of pages that can i append them to a multipage tiff file , & memory cost

thanks in advance

Please Help, Tiff Viewer??
Does anyone know if vb comes with a tiff viewer?? thanks

Tiff On Picture Box
is it possible to view a tiff file in a picture box?

coz im having problems veiwing it..

for im making a tiff viewer without using any third party control..

VB & Tiff Files
Hi fellows,

Is there anybody that can help me on that ?

I have a tiff 4 image that must be showed in a
VB form. I don't know how. Could somebody
help me.



Dimensions Of A TIFF

I'm using VB within ESRI ArcGIS which is a little limited in its functionality. I need a way of obtaining the dimensions of a TIFF without loading it into a picture box. Perhaps read as raw data or through a control I'm not sure. I've found ways to do BMPs, JPEGs and GIFs as follows...

Dim myPicture As IPictureDisp
Set myPicture = LoadPicture(TextBox1 & TextBox11)

i_width = MulDiv(myPicture.Width, 1440, 2540) / 15
i_height = MulDiv(myPicture.Height, 1440, 2540) / 15

Set myPicture = Nothing

but this method does not work for TIFFS as it says it's an invalid picture type. Can someone help me out?


How Convert TIFF To JPG
In .net is easy, but in vb 6 i dont know how, somebody helps me ?

Conversion To Tiff

can someone give me the VB code to convert a word document to Tiff Image. I have seen a lot of comments on the web using the default printer, but I cannot use this.

I am looking for something that can be done in the VB code using the Microsoft Image document writer. I need to take any word document and use the MIDW to create a TIFF Image.

Any help is appreciated.
Thanks in anticipation

TIFF Controls In XP
Ok, I figured out how to go about copying the Kodak controls into XP from a Win2K setup (Imgedit.ocx, Imgadmin.ocx, etc). This allowed me to insert TIFF images into my VB forms.

However, according to one of the forums I located, this is illegal since Kodak sold out to some other company and they are now claiming full rights and want a license fee for each user. Are there any LEGAL workarounds for using the Kodak imaging controls or some other way of displaying a TIFF image in a VB form (without converting to some other file format)?

Looking For A Tiff Viewer

I'm looking for a replacement for the imgedit.ocx control.
Up untill now, I was using this control in my application for displaying and
annotating scanned tiff images (both single and multi-page).
Ever since I've found out I cannot use this control in Windows 2000 and XP
I've been looking for a 3rd party control to replace the one I was using.

Can anyone here recommend me on an activex control that will allow me to
display and annotate tiff images?

I'm also looking for a control to replace imgscan.ocx, as expected, with a
control that will allow me to scan and create single and multi-page tiff

Any kind of help will be most appreciated.

Matan Holtzer

.tiff Image
Can anybody please help me in displaying .tiff image and manipulating in Visual Basic with XP as the OS.

Thanx in anticipation

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Create PDF From Tiff
How to create searchable pdf(particulare zone only) from a tiff image using VB.

Can any one help me..


Acrobat 6 Tiff To Pdf???
Hello All,

Looked everywhere and can't find any useful documentation for development with Acrobat 6. Need to convert a tiff file to a pdf file and can't work out how to do it. The below code throws up an error "ActiveX component can't create object".

If anyone has any ideas, or can give me a link I will be extremely grateful.

Code:Option Explicit

Dim dist As Distiller

Private Sub Command1_Click()
  Set dist = New Distiller
  Call dist.DistillFile("c: est.tif", "c: estdone.pdf", False)
End Sub


Bitmap To Tiff?
Whats up everyone...Just as the title states, I'm looking for some code to convert a previously exsisting Bitmap file to a Tiff. Search brought up nothing, thanks in advance, any help will be greatly appreciated!

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