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3.33. Produce/export a multi-channel merged image/image sequence for publication

Capture Snapshot - produces a single 2D image , stored using the millions of colours format.

  1. Open the Volocity library
  2. Highlight the Image sequence or double click on the thumbnail in the library to open the image sequence in it's own window
  3. Switch to the Image tab and select the viewing mode from the drop down list (a snapshot can be captured using any viewing mode) e.g. extended focus
  4. If you are viewing a time series data set please ensure you have the correct timepoint selected, use the time navigation bar below the view to switch between timepoints. If the time navigation bar is not visible please click on the Image menu > Show Time Navigation option.
  5. using the channel controls to the right hand side of the image window, show or hide channels as appropriate. If the channel controls are not visible go to the Image menu > Show channels
  6. according to your requirements edit the view i.e. add a scale, a colour reference table, display time. These options can be found under the Image > Display menu option.
  7. If you are viewing your data in the XYZ, YZ, XZ or XY mode ensure you have the correct Z slice selected.
  8. Click on the Image menu > Capture snapshot
  9. A new thumbnail will appear at the bottom of the library, the snapshot will incorporate all options that have been displayed on the image. A snapshot is stored using the millions of colours format.
  10. Highlight the snapshot
  11. Go to the file menu > export
  12. You may export the data using any of the available formats but for publication purposes Item as Tiff or Item as Tiff for publication may be the preferred option.


Export using the View as... export option

- commonly used as a quick method to produce a series of merged images or a multi-channel merged movie exactly as it is shown in the Image view e.g. incorporating a scale, time display, colour reference table.

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