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Save Method

Summary
Creates the DICOMDIR File and stores the DICOM Directory information in it.
Syntax
C#
Objective-C
C++/CLI
public void Save() 
- (BOOL)save:(NSError **)error; 
public: 
void Save();  
Remarks

The DICOMDIR File created by this method is named "DICOMDIR" and is placed in the destination folder specified at the construction time or by the method Reset. If no destination folder is specified, the method will fail.

Example
C#
using Leadtools; 
using Leadtools.Dicom; 
 
 
public class MyDicomDir : DicomDir 
{ 
   public MyDicomDir(string destinationFolder, string path) : base(destinationFolder, path) { } 
   public override DicomDirInsertFileCommand OnInsertFile(string fileName, DicomDataSet ds, DicomDirInsertFileStatus status, DicomExceptionCode code) 
   { 
      if (status == DicomDirInsertFileStatus.PreAdd) 
      { 
         string msg = string.Format("About to add the file '{0}'{1}{1}Proceed?", fileName, Environment.NewLine); 
         Console.WriteLine($"{msg}"); 
         return DicomDirInsertFileCommand.Continue; 
 
      } 
      else if (status == DicomDirInsertFileStatus.Success) 
      { 
         string msg = string.Format("The file '{0}' has been added successfully.", fileName); 
         Console.WriteLine(msg); 
      } 
      return DicomDirInsertFileCommand.Continue; 
   } 
}; 
 
public void CreateDicomDirectory() 
{ 
   //Make sure to initialize the DICOM engine, this needs to be done only once  
   //In the whole application 
   DicomEngine.Startup(); 
   using (MyDicomDir dicomDir = new MyDicomDir(null, null)) 
   { 
      bool autoSearch = true; 
      // Set the destination folder 
      dicomDir.Reset(Path.Combine(LEAD_VARS.ImagesDir, @"TEMP\DCMTEST\PATIENT1")); 
      // Set the File-set Identifier 
      dicomDir.SetFileSetId("SOME ID"); 
      // Set some options 
      DicomDirOptions options = dicomDir.Options; 
      dicomDir.ResetOptions(); 
      options.IncludeSubfolders = true; 
      options.InsertIconImageSequence = false; 
      options.RejectInvalidFileId = true; 
      dicomDir.Options = options; 
 
      // Set the File-set descriptor file 
      string path = Path.Combine(LEAD_VARS.ImagesDir, @"TEMP\DCMTEST\PATIENT1\README"); 
      dicomDir.SetDescriptorFile(path, null); 
 
      if (autoSearch) 
      { 
         try 
         { 
            dicomDir.InsertFile(null); 
         } 
         catch (Exception ex) 
         { 
            Console.WriteLine($"{ex.GetType().ToString()} {ex.Message}"); 
         } 
      } 
      else 
      { 
         // Load a Data Set and add it to the Directory 
         using (DicomDataSet ds = new DicomDataSet()) 
         { 
            ds.Load(Path.Combine(LEAD_VARS.ImagesDir, @"TEMP\DCMTEST\PATIENT1\Image1"), DicomDataSetLoadFlags.None); 
            dicomDir.InsertDataSet(ds, Path.Combine(LEAD_VARS.ImagesDir, @"TEMP\DCMTEST\PATIENT1\IMAGE1")); 
         } 
 
         // Add some DICOM files to the Directory 
         dicomDir.InsertFile(Path.Combine(LEAD_VARS.ImagesDir, @"TEMP\DCMTEST\PATIENT1\IMAGE2")); 
         dicomDir.InsertFile(Path.Combine(LEAD_VARS.ImagesDir, @"TEMP\DCMTEST\PATIENT1\IMAGE3")); 
         dicomDir.InsertFile(Path.Combine(LEAD_VARS.ImagesDir, @"TEMP\DCMTEST\PATIENT1\IMAGE4")); 
      } 
 
      // Test the DataSet 
      DicomElement first = dicomDir.DataSet.FindFirstElement(null, DicomTag.PatientID, false); 
      Console.WriteLine(first.Length.ToString()); 
 
      // Save the DICOMDIR File 
      dicomDir.Save(); 
      //We can now call something like this to call the DICOMDIR back 
      //dicomDir.Load(LeadtoolsExamples.Common.ImagesPath.Path + @"TEMP\DCMTEST\PATIENT1\DICOMDIR",DicomDataSetLoadFlags.LoadAndClose); 
   } 
   DicomEngine.Shutdown(); 
} 
 
static class LEAD_VARS 
{ 
   public const string ImagesDir = @"C:\LEADTOOLS23\Resources\Images"; 
} 
Requirements

Target Platforms

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