Ticket #2005 (closed defect: fixed)

Opened 7 years ago

Last modified 7 years ago

Image Properties can mess up units

Reported by: bdezonia Owned by: bdezonia
Priority: major Milestone: imagej2-b8-analysis
Component: Legacy Compatibility Version:
Severity: serious Keywords:
Cc: Blocked By:
Blocking: #1457


The legacy Image Properties command allows one to set the voxel size unit. However IJ1 maintains separate X, Y, and Z units. The Image Properties command really only changes the X unit. This can cause probems.

For instance, open Organ of Corti and see that in pixel probe X and Y both have units um. Now run Image Properties and change length unit to cm. Pixel probe now reports X in cm but Y in um.

This might be a failure of the Image Properties command to set Y and Z units to null. I will follow up with Wayne. Otherwise our MetadataHarmonizer has to get smarter.

Change History

comment:1 Changed 7 years ago by bdezonia

  • Status changed from new to closed
  • Resolution set to fixed

Wayne agrees that this is his bug. Says it will be fixed in the next daily build (1.48d11) of IJ1.

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