[Insight-users] how to read analyze image

Luis Ibanez luis.ibanez at kitware.com
Wed Sep 24 08:39:35 EDT 2008

Hi Jihan,

The error message says:

    "Couldn't open file: /home/jihan/projeto3/src/Fatias"

As you can see,
you are not passing the correct image filename to the reader.

The name should be


That is,
the filename *extension* ".hdr" must be included as part
of the image filename.



Jihan Zoghbi wrote:
> Hi Luiz,
> thank for your help, I tried to do what exactly you told me. My program 
> try  to read and visualize Analyze image file reading these two types of 
> files(.hdr and .img) . Actually, the program is reading the .hdr and 
> .img, but how can the program get the information from .hdr file and use 
> to read the .img file?  After running the program I can not visualize my 
> image and I  got the following errors:
> Couldn't open file: /home/jihan/projeto3/src/Fatias
> ERROR: In /usr/local/VTK/Imaging/vtkImageImport.cxx, line 324
> vtkImageImport (0x9fb3f48): Calling UpdateInformationCallback: 
> /usr/local/include/InsightToolkit/IO/itkImageFileReader.txx:144:
>  Could not create IO object for file /home/jihan/projeto3/src/Fatias
> The file doesn't exist.

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