ImageGear for C and C++ on Linux v20.0 - Updated
API Reference Guide > MD Component API Reference > MD Component Functions Reference > Image Processing Functions > MED_IP_high_bit_transform

This function changes the High Bit Data Element of the currently loaded DICOM 16-bit grayscale image.


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AT_ERRCOUNT ACCUAPI MED_IP_high_bit_transform(
        HIGEAR hIGear, 
        const LONG lMin


Name Type Description
hIGear HIGEAR HIGEAR handle of the image.
lMin const LONG New High bit value.

Return Value:

Returns the number of ImageGear errors that occurred during the function call.

Supported Raster Image Formats:

Grayscale – 9…16 bpp.


The 16-bits are shifted up or down as needed to accommodate the new High Bit value, and the High Bit Data Element is updated. Zeros are shifted in as needed.

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