saving an image in a specific folder

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Hello,
i'm trying to save an image to a specific folder, however when i save the image i would like to give it any name i want.
similar to saving a word document, and a dialogue box pops up and asks you where would you like the destination folder and the name of the file

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Stephen23
Stephen23 on 17 May 2018
Edited: Stephen23 on 17 May 2018
Use uiputfile to get the file name and path, e.g. where I is your image array:
[F,P] = uiputfile();
imwrite(I,fullfile(P,F))
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Image Analyst
Image Analyst on 17 May 2018
Try this fix
if ~contains(F, '.tif', 'IgnoreCase', true)
% User did not enter the .tif extension. add it for them.
F = [F, '.tif']; % Append .tif
end
fullFileName = fullfile(P, F);
imwrite(I, fullFileName);
hasan alhussaini
hasan alhussaini on 17 May 2018
it works perfectly! thank you ^^

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Image Analyst
Image Analyst on 17 May 2018
You can use imsave():
img = imread('peppers.png');
imshow(img); % Display image
[filename, user_canceled] = imsave();
Or else the longer way with uiputfile():
% Get the name of the file that the user wants to save.
% Note, if you're saving an image you can use imsave() instead of uiputfile().
startingFolder = userpath % Or "pwd" or wherever you want.
defaultFileName = fullfile(startingFolder, '*.*');
[baseFileName, folder] = uiputfile(defaultFileName, 'Specify a file');
if baseFileName == 0
% User clicked the Cancel button.
return;
end
fullFileName = fullfile(folder, baseFileName)
imwrite(yourImage, fullFileName);

akshatha nayak
akshatha nayak on 23 Apr 2019
How to take real world image of person eye and store it in mysql database and use that image for comparing with other image ?
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Image Analyst
Image Analyst on 23 Apr 2019
Start a new question with this, and BE SURE to add the database tag, and DatabaseToolbox product when you post it.

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