Whenever a valid Dicom CD is detected in the CD ROM drive the Open
button will be enabled. Click on this to open the CD and view the first
To automatically open a CD whenever it is inserted in the drive, Set
the [File | DICOM | Dicom CD | Auto Detect CD
] menu option.
To enable the Thumbnail Viewer check the [File
| DICOM | Dicom CD | Enable Thumbnails ] menu option.
This floating window may be resized, moved or closed at any time.
Click on a thumbnail image to display the frame in full size. The selected
image will be outlined in red. The
image file can now be loaded in the
To load and run a full size file, double click on a thumbnail image.
The thumbnail image will be outlined in yellow
while loading, green when completed.
File Info Display
To view Dicom file parameters check the [File
| DICOM | Display File Info ] menu option.
When this option is enabled, a pop up text window will appear with the
Dicom tag descriptions and values.
The text values may be edited and pasted to other applications.
To display the numeric hex tag numbers, edit the fpimage.cfg
This feature will allow the user to remove patient (and optionally institution)
information from the image files.
Edit the fpimage.cfg file to change any options.
Load the desired image files into
From the menu select [Files | DICOM | Anonymize
From the file dialog, select the drive/folder to place the anonymized files.
You may specify a new incremental starting filename (i.e. study-001.dcm)
or leave the original filename.
Click Save to create the new files.
When ECG data is included with the image file, The user may select
the [Files | DICOM | Enable ECG Plot]
menu option to enable this feature.
Data points are synchronized with the cine display. The marker is positioned
at the displayed frame time.
The ECG window may be resized and moved at any time.
To select options, click right inside the ECG window to display the
Save To: The current ECG display may be copied to the clipboard
or saved as a bitmap file.
Zoom: Plot data can be scaled from 1 to 32 points per pixel. The
plot is averaged and smoothed.
Marker: Select Single to postion the marker in the center
of the current frame time. Select Time to display the marker width
to represent the current frame aquisition period.
Colors: Used to specify the background, plot and marker colors.
The displayed marker color is xor'd with the background and plot colors.
Always On Top: Check this option to keep the window from being hidden
by the Viewer window.