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NAME

       dcfile - ACR/NEMA DICOM PS3 ... DICOM PS3 - Describe DICOM file content

SYNOPSIS

       dcfile [ -b|brief ] [ -filename ]

DESCRIPTION

       dcfile  reads  the named dicom or acr-nema input file and describes the encoding method of
       the file, ie. what transfer syntax is in use, and whether or not a  Part  10  style  meta-
       information header is present.

OPTIONS

       The description goes to standard error.

       The  basic  input  switches  are described in dcintro(1). Options specific to this program
       are:

       -b|brief
              Display a single line brief summary.

       -filename
              Show the name of the file supplied in the arguments; a hyphen will be  reported  if
              no filename was supplied.

ENVIRONMENT


EXAMPLES


       % dcfile dicomdir.
       Meta: UID               1.2.840.10008.1.2.1
       Meta: Description       "Explicit VR Little Endian"
       Meta: ByteOrder Little
       Meta: VR                Explicit
       Meta: Encapsulated      No
       Data: UID               1.2.840.10008.1.2.1
       Data: Description       "Explicit VR Little Endian"
       Data: ByteOrder Little
       Data: VR                Explicit
       Data: Encapsulated      No

       % dcfile expmeta.dc3
       Meta: UID               1.2.840.10008.1.2.1
       Meta: Description       "Explicit VR Little Endian"
       Meta: ByteOrder Little
       Meta: VR                Explicit
       Meta: Encapsulated      No
       Data: UID               1.2.840.10008.1.2
       Data: Description       "Implicit VR Little Endian"
       Data: ByteOrder Little
       Data: VR                Implicit
       Data: Encapsulated      No

       % dcfile NM.1
       Data: UID               1.2.840.10008.1.2
       Data: Description       "Implicit VR Little Endian"
       Data: ByteOrder Little
       Data: VR                Implicit
       Data: Encapsulated      No

       % dcfile test.spi
       Data: ByteOrder Big
       Data: VR                Implicit
       Data: Encapsulated      No

       % dcfile -b evrlewm.dcm
       DICOM file, with metaheader, Explicit VR Little Endian

       % dcfile -b evrlenom.dcm
       DICOM file, no metaheader, Explicit VR Little Endian

FILES


SEE ALSO

       file(1), dcdump(1), dcintro(1)

AUTHOR

       Copyright (c) 1993-2018, David A. Clunie DBA PixelMed Publishing. All rights reserved.

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