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2005.07.28 15:32 "[Tiff] Problems with MS Windows generated tiff files", by Ian Thurlbeck
2005.07.28 16:58 "Re: [Tiff] Problems with MS Windows generated tiff files", by Joris
2005.08.26 03:20 "Re: [Tiff] TIFF Thumbnail", by Joris

2005.07.28 15:32 "[Tiff] Problems with MS Windows generated tiff files", by Ian Thurlbeck

Dear All

Apologies if I've missed a thread on this. A colleague has been sent a bunch of tiff files generated by some Adobe app. on windows.

On Fedora Core 4 I have tiff-3.7.1 and produces a lot of warnings when converting using tiff2ps.

I downloaded tiff-3.7.3 and tried again, a lot less warnings:

./tiff2ps ~/tmp/img1.tif > ~/tmp/img1.eps TIFFReadDirectory: Warning, /home/ian/tmp/img1.tif: Bogus "StripByteCounts" field, ignoring and calculating from imagelength. TIFFFillStrip: /home/ian/tmp/img1.tif: Read error on strip 146; got 2232 bytes, expected 7000. /home/ian/tmp/img1.tif: Can't read strip.

(was in the 100's before!)

However the resulting image is not correct - seems various blocks of the image have been moved around. See:

http://www.stams.strath.ac.uk/~ian/tiff/

for img1.tif (1000k) and img1.eps (2000k).

Can anyone suggest a way forward to convert these to PS or some other bitmap format?

Many thanks!

Ian
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