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File Input & Output

 

This button activates an open dialogue form.



Hold down the mouse button on the File of Type drop-down list's arrow to see file types which are less frequently used but which AirPhotoSE can open directly and in most cases also show in the preview window:



The file opening entries in Options offer the most frequently used image file types, and if one is chosen here, you will see only this type of file when you open the file selection dialogue even after a restart of AirPhotoSE.

You can choose many options for the source of an image as well as it's appearance in a preview and the mode of display of file names.

for example opens a drop-down menu:



which offers five different file display options.

This button closes the image which currently has the focus. If control points have changed, you will be asked if you wish to save the changes.

This button saves the currently focused image under the same name and overwrites it with any changes made.

Clicking here opens a save dialogue box with many options for saving to image files of different types.



In addition to the standard output files available, you may also save to a variety of less frequently used file types by holding down the mouse on the Files of Type arrow to display:



Many image types have sub-varieties and options which can be selected by clicking here.

For example, the parameters of a TIFF image with JPEG compression may be selected from a special dialogue like this:



The advanced options dialogue box has a preview mode which display the way the file will look after saving and reopening it. If compression is available, it also displays the amount of compression and other options which the saved file type offers.



From the File menu, you can open a single file or multiple files.  If one or two images are already open, the option for opening multiple files is not visible.  Select the files to be loaded by holding down the Ctrl key and clicking on as many images as you want.  



You can also hold down the Shift key and click on the first and last of a range of images.