Anatomy graphics

Harold Boxenbaum shelbyb at ix.netcom.com
Sun Jun 18 00:53:44 EST 1995


In <3r5c6m$15fe at msunews.cl.msu.edu> none (Meagan Moore) writes: 
>
>In article <3r51gu$fmp at acme.freenet.columbus.oh.us>, 
>hcampbel at freenet.columbus.oh.us says...
>>
>>   I have downloaded what is termed raw graphic data from the Visible

>Human
>>Data Set at the National Library of Medicine.  It is located at the
FTP
>>site:  vhp.nlm.nih.gov   This material consists of digitized
>>cross-sections of an actual human and CAT/MRI data as well.
>>   
>>   I haven't the slightest idea how to view the material.  It isn't
in 
>any
>>format that my viewing programs or other graphics manipulation
programs
>>can use, nor is it legible to a tutorial program I use. 
>>I would like to incorporate this material into tutorial programs for
an 
>>anatomy course.  Any suggestions?
>>
>>Lee Campbell
>>
>
>
>Lee,
>I have downloaded several of those images myself.  In order to view
them 
>you first need to download the Visible Human Project description file.
 
>This will tell you the size and the format of the raw RBG images
within 
>the database.  Next you need to get a shareware copy of Paint Shop Pro

>(PSP) 3.0.  This program allows you to view .RAW files.  First you set
up 
>the format for the RAW file under PSP then just open the file of
choice 
>and watch the magic. These images are very large in the original
format. 
>I suggest that once you are able to view the image using PSP save it
in a 
>JPG format.  This loads a little slower but save big and the hard
drive 
>space.  Good Luck.
>
>Brent
>
Does anyone know the file name of the visible human project description
file.  I've had a terrible time figuring much out about this site. 
thank you in advance for your consideration.  Harold 




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