Import AxioVision V4 Montage

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Import/Export (Import)

Description

This filter imports in a set of tiled images collected by a Zeiss montaging microscope. The user must point to the XML file which contains the meta-data for all the images. The images must be located in the same directory as the XML file. Each image will be put in an individual data array, and the collection of data arrays will sit in the created attribute matrix. The data arrays will be named the same as the image file name.

Parameters

Name Type Comment
Input File Path This is the XML file generated by Zeiss that contains information about all of the tiled images
Convert to GrayScale Bool The filter will show an error if the images are already in grayscale format
Change Origin Bool Set the origin of the mosaic to a user defined value
Change Spacing Bool Set the spacing of the mosaic to a user defined value
Origin Float 3 Vect The new origin of the mosaic
Spacing Float 3 Vect The new spacing of the mosaic

Created Attribute Matrix

Default Name Description Comment
DataContainer Prefix This attribute matrix holds all of the images in a given montage that are referenced by the given XML file
Cell AttributeMatrix Name This attribute matrix holds all of the images in a given montage that are referenced by the given XML file
Image AttributeArray Name The name of the Attribute Array that holds the image data. Will be the same for all tiles
Meta Data AttributeMatrix Name The name of the Meta-Data AttributeMatrix from the AxioVision _meta.xml file

Created Data Container

Default Name Description Comment
Zeiss Axio Vision Montage This data container holds the attribute matrix and data arrays generated above. One DataContainer for each Tile/Image in the mosaic

Example Pipelines

Please see the description file distributed with this plugin.

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