public int getNextUnusedPrivateTag(DicomElement privateCreatorDataElement)
Private Creator Data Element
The next unused private tag.
This feature is available in version 16 or higher.
This method is used together with any of the following functions:
to create private elements in a DICOM data set. For more information on private elements, see CreatePrivateCreatorDataElement.
Use this method with an existing private creator data element to create private elements. If successful, the return value will be the next available unused tag that has been reserved by the Private Creator Data Element
For example, suppose the following tags exist in a DICOM data set:
After a successful call to GetNextUnusedPrivateTag, the return value is 0x00171202, which can be used with InsertElement to add a new private element
For an example, refer to CreatePrivateCreatorDataElement.