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RemoveType3EmptyElements Method

Summary

Deletes type 3 empty elements from the dataset

Syntax
C#
VB
C++
public bool RemoveType3EmptyElements() 
Public Function RemoveType3EmptyElements() As Boolean 
public: 
bool RemoveType3EmptyElements();  

Return Value

true if the function was able to traverse the dataset and maybe removed some items. false if there was a problem identifying the dataset IOD class, or if the IOD class was unknown.

Remarks

You can remove empty items to save space and minimize the dataset size before sending it.

Example
C#
VB
using Leadtools; 
using Leadtools.Dicom; 
 
public void Test_DicomDataSet_RemoveType3EmptyElementsSample() 
{ 
   //Make sure to initialize the DICOM engine, this needs to be done only once  
   //In the whole application 
   DicomEngine.Startup(); 
   using (DicomDataSet dicomDataset = new DicomDataSet()) 
   { 
      dicomDataset.Initialize(DicomClassType.DXImageStoragePresentation, DicomDataSetInitializeType.ExplicitVRLittleEndian); 
      dicomDataset.RemoveType3EmptyElements(); 
   } 
   DicomEngine.Shutdown(); 
} 
Imports Leadtools 
Imports Leadtools.Dicom 
 
Public Sub Test_DicomDataSet_RemoveType3EmptyElementsSample() 
 
   'Make sure to initialize the DICOM engine, this needs to be done only once  
   'In the whole application 
   DicomEngine.Startup() 
 
   Dim dicomDataset As DicomDataSet = New DicomDataSet() 
   Using (dicomDataset) 
 
      dicomDataset.Initialize(DicomClassType.DXImageStoragePresentation, DicomDataSetInitializeType.ExplicitVRLittleEndian) 
      dicomDataset.RemoveType3EmptyElements() 
   End Using 
 
   DicomEngine.Shutdown() 
End Sub 

Requirements

Target Platforms

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