LDicomDS::GetChildKey

#include "ltdic.h"

pDICOMELEMENT LDicomDS::GetChildKey(pElement)

Returns a pointer to the item in the Dicom Dir Data Set that contains the first child of the specified item.

Parameters

pDICOMELEMENT pElement

Pointer to a DICOMELEMENT structure that contains an item in the Data Set.

Returns

Value Meaning
!NULL A pointer to a DICOMELEMENT structure that contains the item in the Data Set that is the first child of the item specified in pElement.
NULL pElement has no child items.

Comments

The child is the offspring one level lower than the specified item. If the specified item has no child items, this function will return NULL. For example:

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If the passed pointer points to: The function returns a pointer to:
Item 1 NULL
Item 2 Item 3
Item 4 Item 5
Item 6 NULL

The following functions will also help you navigate the Data Set:

LDicomDS::GetFirstKey

LDicomDS::GetLastKey

LDicomDS::GetNextKey

LDicomDS::GetRootKey

LDicomDS::GetParentKey
Required DLLs and Libraries

Platforms

Win32, x64

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