dcsort - ACR/NEMA DICOM PS3 ... DICOM PS3 - Make sorted list of images
dcsort " inputfile1 [ inputfile2 ... ]" [ -v|verbose ] [
-vv|veryverbose ] [ -vvv|veryveryverbose ] [ -index ] [ -show
] [ -interval ] [ -tolerance mm ] [ -check ] [ -checkFoR ] [
-descending ] [ -sortby|k attributename ]
dcsort reads the named dicom input files and sorts them by the
specified sort key.
The sort key should be a single valued numeric attribute, with the
exception of ImageOrientationPatient and ImagePositionPatient which are
handled as special cases.
There is no output by default unless the index or verbose options are
The output and errors go to standard error.
The basic input switches are described in dcintro(1). Options specific
to this program are:
Creates a first column of output that is the index in the sort
order, starting from 0, and a second column that is the
Show the value of the sort key after the file name with the
Show the interval between values of the sort key, or an error if
The tolerance value in mm to use when comparing intervals
between slices; defaults to +/- 0.01 mm if unspecified
Check that all the images are from the same series.
Check that all the images have the same Frame of Reference
Sort in descending, rather than the default ascending, order.
Specify attributename as the sort key.
% dcsort -index -sortby SliceLocation ./1/[0-9]*
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