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A4 size Formatting for 3 TIFF mages + text

I need to retrieve 3 TIFF images from a flat file based on the offsets given in the file - one by one, add 2 lines of text on top of each image, and format the 3 into an A4 size page to be faxed.
The fax format has to be in DCX form only. So ideally, I need to get the tiff images, prepend 2 lines of text to it, maybe by converting the text to tiff format, then repeat this process 3rice till I get 1 file, A4 size, and then convert the whole file into a dcx format to attach to the fax document cover page.
Platform is MSVC++ 5.0, but am using C.
Any suggestions on this retrieveing and formatting aspect?
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SlartiCommented:
Well, what do you mean by "retrive"? How big are the pictures? What resolution? Is the resolution always the same? Are you planning on printing the page, or faxing it from a modem/fax?
Also, if you want information on the complete process, it's worth a lot more than 100 points. What do you mean by the "formatting aspect"? You're going to have to be a lot more specific if you want an answer that will meet your needs.

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eel081797Author Commented:
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eel081797Author Commented:
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RONSLOWCommented:
So - your input file has some offsets at the start followed by 3 TIFF images, and you want to retrieve these images.  This should be fairly easy, if you have a routine that can read from a TIFF from a file.  If you have source code for this, change it to Seek to the correct offset before reading.  If not, then create a memory file and copy the relevant part of the source file into memory, and then open the single tiff memory file to get the image.

If you don't have a TIFF reader, then you can donwload one from the inetner (there are a couple out there).

Once you have the images, stick then, with their text in a rich text format object (or file)

Use MAPI to output to your RTF data as a fax.  Or output to a FAX printer using MS fax
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