Tutorial:Add an Image to a Report

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To complete this tutorial, please download the sample files here.

CreatingReport_Tutorial_Image_blank.cmo will be used in this tutorial
CreatingReport_Tutorial_Image.cmo contains the completed cmo file


All the steps in this tutorial may also be scripted in a pipeline. To see an example please view the Simple Pipeline tutorial.

More advanced pipelines can be made to add an image to a report, an example is shown here.

Outline

Adding an image to a report can be completely automated using a pipeline script, or images can be manually created.

To add an image to a report:
1) The image must be exported from the Signals and Events tab by:

a. Setting the 3D View Options
b. Setting the camera perspective
c. Exporting the image by going to File -> Export Animation Frame to Image

2) The image can then be added to the report by selecting "Image" as the item to add from the Report tab


NOTE: Images are specific to the subject and are saved within the cmo file, not the report template.

Export Animation Frame to Image


Prepare the image for export


Export the first image of the sagittal view of the subject.

1. Set the current frame to 239

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2. Modify 3D Animation View Options

a. Set the Background to White
b. Turn off:
Lab/Floor
Lab Axes
Landmarks
Targets
Segment Coordinate System Axes
c. Close the 3D Animation View Options dialog box

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3. Set the camera perspective to the sagittal view of the subject

NOTE: The perspective seen in the 3D viewer will the exported perspective.

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Export the image


After setting the 3D viewer options, export the image by going to:
1. The File drop down menu
2. Selecting Export Animation Frame to Image

a.Browse to the location to export the image

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Export Image 2 - A/P View

Follow the same instructions as for the first image, but change the camera export perspective to the A/P view of the subject and export the image using a different name.

Add the image to the report

1. Go to the Reports Tab

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2. Add the Sagittal view image by setting Image as the "Item to add" and clicking Add.

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Set the parameters to the following:

a. Column: 1
b. Row: 1
c. Page: 3
c. Image File Name: Browse to the sagittal view exported image
d. Select OK

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3. Add the A/P view image by setting Image as the "Item to add" and clicking Add. Set the parameters to the following:

a. Column: 1
b. Row: 2
c. Page: 3
c. Image File Name: Browse to the A/P view exported image
d. Select OK

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4. The images will be loaded into the report.

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