[gdal-dev] Setting ENVI .hdr band names

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Thu Apr 1 16:28:56 EDT 2010

Benjamin Welton wrote:
> Hey all,
>    Im wondering if its possible to set the band names that appear in the 
> ENVI header file instead of having the default band 1, band 2,.... 
> (which looks kinda messy)


Reviewing the current envidataset.cpp code, it seems that either band_names
and wavelength fields are used for the band descriptions if they are available.
Are you using GDAL 1.7+?  If so, perhaps you could file a ticket on the
issue and attach your envi header file.

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