Saving a Region

Regions can be saved inside TIFF files. Whenever you save an image containing a region as a TIFF file format, the region is also saved. Note, however, that the ability to save a region inside a TIFF file must be unlocked. This requires a Document Imaging or Medical Imaging toolkit.

When you save an image with a region as a CUR or ICO file, the pixels inside the region are considered to belong to the icon/cursor data. The pixels outside the region are considered transparent. If you save an image without a region as a CUR or ICO file, the whole image will be considered icon/cursor data. In this case, you will get a square icon or cursor.

If you save an image with a region as any other file format, the region will be lost. If you want to preserve the region, you can:

Related topics:

Creating a Region

Defining and Using a Region

Translating Coordinates for a Region
Working with the Existing Region

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