[gdal-dev] Getting private Metadata from Geotiff Images

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Wed May 26 11:16:31 EDT 2010

radioheadCDA wrote:
> Hey, I am a little bit new to GDAL and came across a problem. I am the C#
> wrapper of GDAL and I am needing to get specific metadata such as
> "ModelTiepointTag", "ModelPixelScaleTag" and a few more. I have tried using
> the "getmetadata( )" method as well as the "getmetadataitem( )" method, but
> no luck. I was wondering If anyone else has gone through this problem and if
> so how did you resolve it? Any help would be greatly appreciated, Thanks.


These geotiff tags are not directly accessable through GDAL. Instead they
are transformed into the corresponding GDAL datastructures like geotransform
or GCPs depending on the exact tags.

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