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Overlay only display first 4 character Patient ID

Jul 16, 2020 09:37 AM
by Rodney
How Overlay only display first 4 character Patient ID

Currently the following display the whole ID.. can I only display the first 4 character ?

<i r="1" a="1"><e k="1" i="00100020"/></i>
Jul 30, 2020 02:25 PM
by RadiAnt
It's not possible to restrict the displayed annotations to specific number of characters. We'll consider customizing this using an additional parameter.
Aug 1, 2020 04:47 PM
by Tommy
I had the same issue with iQ-VIEW and they resolved adding modifiers close to the DICOM tags syntax in order to let the user decide how many digits to show...

something like that:

<i r="1" a="1"><e k="1" i="00100020"$digits(4)/></i>

the $digit(x) modifier let's the user choose how many digits should be displayed on screen

a similar tweak would be a bless in RadiAnt...
sometimes the values of certain DICOM tags are so long that they cause incredible crowding over the image
Aug 2, 2020 07:54 PM
by boskar
If I were a RadiAnt team I would make the entire regex processing available at once, just by importing a single yet powerful library ; )
Aug 2, 2020 09:17 PM
by aaaaa
Boskar: only using own code does have advantages.
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