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Rotate jpg file based on EXIF data

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I am not sure there is a solution for what I want to do but I thought I would ask anyways...

I have a .net application that gets xml from an external source with images.
I am loading the xml and images and displaying them, no image attributes are contained in the XML file.
Some images are lanscape and some portrait

Is there a way somehow how to use the EXIF data in the JPG to work out whether the shot should be displayed horizontally or vertically and rotate the image as neccassary???
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by:clearchannel
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Those links don't really help with what I want to do. Sorry.
They relate to extractng the EXif data and lossless image support, neither refer to the image orientation etc.
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by:openshac
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Both posts give details on how to get the PropertyItems from the EXIF data.
If I'm not mistaken the ProprtyItem you're interested in PropertyItem 274 - the Orientation tag.
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by:clearchannel
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As you just linked to other EE posts, Can you point out where then as I did not see any reference.
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openshac earned 500 total points
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I think all the articles talk about using the PropertyItems so you just need to be able to read those first.
Then I think you're interested in PropertyItem 274 - the Orientation tag.
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by:openshac
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>>so you just need to be able to read those first

The PropertyItems collection that is (not the articles)

Didn't mean to sound condescending ;-)
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