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TIFFWriteScanline(3TIFF)			      TIFFWriteScanline(3TIFF)

       TIFFWriteScanline - write a scanline to an open TIFF file

       #include	<tiffio.h>

       int  TIFFWriteScanline(TIFF  *tif, tdata_t buf, uint32_t	row, tsample_t

       Write data to a file at the specified row. The sample parameter is used
       only  if	data are organized in separate planes (PlanarConfiguration=2).
       The data	are assumed to be uncompressed and  in	the  native  bit-  and
       byte-order  of  the  host machine. The data written to the file is com-
       pressed according to the	compression scheme of the current TIFF	direc-
       tory  (see  further  below). If the current scanline is past the	end of
       the current subfile, the	ImageLength field is  automatically  increased
       to  include  the	 scanline (except for PlanarConfiguration=2, where the
       ImageLength cannot be changed once the first data are written). If  the
       ImageLength  is	increased, the StripOffsets and	StripByteCounts	fields
       are similarly enlarged to reflect data written past the previous	end of

       The  library  writes  encoded data using	the native machine byte	order.
       Correctly implemented TIFF readers are expected	to  do	any  necessary
       byte-swapping  to  correctly  process  image  data  with	 BitsPerSample
       greater than 8. The library attempts to hide  bit-ordering  differences
       between	the  image  and	the native machine by converting data from the
       native machine order.

       In C++ the sample parameter defaults to 0.

       Once data are written to	a file for the current directory,  the	values
       of  certain  tags  may not be altered; see TIFFSetField(3TIFF) for more

       It is not possible to write scanlines to	a file that uses a tiled orga-
       nization.  The routine TIFFIsTiled can be used to determine if the file
       is organized as tiles or	strips.

       TIFFWriteScanline returns -1 if it immediately detects an error	and  1
       for a successful	write.

       All error messages are directed to the TIFFError(3TIFF) routine.

       %s:  File  not open for writing .  The file was opened for reading, not

       Can not write scanlines to a tiled image.  An attempt was made to write
       a  scanline  to	a tiled	image. The image is assumed to be organized in
       tiles because the TileWidth and TileLength  tags	 have  been  set  with

       Compression algorithm does not support random access.  Data was written
       in a non-sequential order to a file that	uses a	compression  algorithm
       and  that has RowsPerStrip greater than one. That is, data in the image
       is to be	stored in a compressed form, and  with	multiple  rows	packed
       into  a strip. In this case, the	library	does not support random	access
       to the data. The	data should either be written as  entire  strips,  se-
       quentially by rows, or the value	of RowsPerStrip	should be set to one.

       %s:  Must  set "ImageWidth" before writing data.	 The image's width has
       not be set before the first write.  See TIFFSetField(3TIFF) for	infor-
       mation on how to	do this.

       %s:  Must set "PlanarConfiguration" before writing data.	 The organiza-
       tion of data has	not be defined before the first	write.	 See  TIFFSet-
       Field(3TIFF) for	information on how to do this.

       Can not change "ImageLength" when using separate	planes.	Separate image
       planes are being	used (PlanarConfiguration=2), but the number  of  rows
       has not been specified before the first write. The library supports the
       dynamic growth of an image only when data are organized in a contiguous
       manner (PlanarConfiguration=1).

       %d: Sample out of range,	max %d.	 The sample parameter was greater than
       the value of the	SamplesPerPixel	tag.

       %s: No space for	strip arrays .	There was not enough space for the ar-
       rays that hold strip offsets and	byte counts.

       Writing subsampled YCbCR	data does not work correctly because, for Pla-
       narConfiguration=2 the size of a	scanline is not	calculated on  a  per-
       sample  basis,  and for PlanarConfiguration=1 the library does not pack
       the block-interleaved samples.

       TIFFOpen(3TIFF),	     TIFFWriteEncodedStrip(3TIFF),	 TIFFWriteRaw-
       Strip(3TIFF), libtiff(3TIFF)

       Libtiff library home page:

libtiff			       December	16, 1991      TIFFWriteScanline(3TIFF)


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