LabelType: doBitmap

We have to admit the term “Bitmap” is a bit confusing for most people. It is actually a DICOM term for “map of bits”, not the common Bitmap graph. What you have for label type Bitmap is a collection of dots, positions of which are specified in the Points property of that label object:

LabelType: Formatted

The LabelType “Formatted” in .NET version of DicomObjects provides a very useful way to access the value of any DicomImage property. For property which has a shortcut name, you can just put the name of the property within a pair of square brackets. You can also specify the “Group” and “Element” of any particular attribute. The code shows how to use the formatted label.

Making a copy of the image as displayed

It is possible to “Capture” an image as displayed on screen. This can be easily done in both .NET and COM version of DicomObjects.


There are three types of Refresh in DicomObjects:

Internal Refresh

This routine fires automatically when any of the following display settings gets changed:

Using application signing with ClickOnce deployment

If you’re planning on doing a ClickOnce deployment of your product, here are few simple instructions to include DicomObjects licence (*.

How to Invert a DicomImage

By “invert”, most people mean change black to white and visa versa, and this can be done by a simple line of code.