TIFF Export for W2K3 Fax

Posted by: um-markussoft-de on 4 August 2017, 2:32 pm EST

  • Posted 4 August 2017, 2:32 pm EST

    ?For the DD wishlist :<br /> New Windows 2003 SBS allows to send faxes by easy to use program control. Unfortunately they do not understand the DD exported TIFF Format. <br /> Would be nice to have the choice to export TIFF in uncompressed format or the MSFAX compatible:<br /> <h2> Fax Image Format </h2> <p> The fax service creates fax documents as Tagged Image File Format, Class F for facsimile (TIFF Class F) files based on the TIFF 6.0 specification. </p> <p> In addition to the requirements of the TIFF 6.0 specification, the fax service has the following requirements for TIFF Class F files: </p>
      <p class='content-list-item'> TIFF files must have the Modified Modified READ (MMR) two-dimensional encoding data compression format. This format is defined by CCITT (The International Telegraph and Telephone Consultative Committee) Group 4. </p> <p class='content-list-item'> The byte-ordering format of TIFF files must match the byte-ordering format of the CPU processing the file. For example, if a little-endian CPU is receiving the TIFF file, the file must be in little-endian format. </p> <p class='content-list-item'> The TIFF field (tag) <i> RowsPerStrip</i> must contain a value of 1. This is because the fax service does not support transmission of data image strips. The <i> RowsPerStrip</i> describes the number of scan lines per image strip in the facsimile image. </p>
    <p> For current information about required and recommended tags for TIFF Class F files, or for the complete specification for TIFF files, contact Adobe Systems Incorporated.<br /> <br /> Thanks !<br /> <br /> Uwe Markus </p><!-- Info Task Footer -->
  • Replied 4 August 2017, 2:32 pm EST

    ?Hi Uwe! <br /> <br /> Have you tried the different Tiff export methods available to the TIFF export? There's a few there that support most fax drivers. exportObject.FaxExportCITT3 should produce 'TIFF G3' and .FaxExport should produce the 'TIFF G4' format.
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