Update to 1.3.0

Changelog from https://pydicom.github.io/pydicom/stable/release-notes.html


  • New User Guide page for Python 2 support timeline
  • New User Guide page for working with private data elements
  • example loading set of CT slices and plotting axial, sagittal and coronal (#789)


  • Removed deprecated uid variables, config.image_handlers and DeferredDataElement (#760)
  • dataelem.isMultiValue is deprecated and will be removed in v1.4. Use dataelem.DataElement.VM instead.
  • dataelem.isStringOrStringList and dataelem.isString functions are removed
  • datadict.add_dict_entry and datadict.add_dict_entries now raise if trying to add a private tag
  • dataset.Dataset.maxBytesToDisplay also limits display length for non-binary VRs (by number of items) (#666)


  • Added datadict.add_private_dict_entry and datadict.add_private_dict_entries to add custom private tags (#799)
  • Added possibility to write into zip file using gzip, by avoiding seek (#753)
  • Added RLE encoding (#730)
  • Added handling of incorrect transfer syntax (explicit vs implicit) (#820)
  • Added creation of Tag instances by DICOM keyword, e.g Tag(“PatientName”)
  • Added possibility to get and add private tags without adding them to the private dictionary
  • Added possibility to use a Dataset in a NumPy array
  • Allow missing padding byte in Pixel Data, issue a warning in this case (#864)
  • Add in-memory image decoding with GDCM
  • Check really used implicit/explicit VR before reading a data set (#819, #820)
  • Added alpha conversion of Datasets to/from JSON format (Python 3 only)


  • Correctly handle Dataset.pop and Dataset.setdefault for tuple and keyword arguments (#852)
  • Correctly handle encoding errors when any of the encodings are invalid (not just the first) (#850)
  • Do not raise while resolving an ambiguous VR dependent on PixelRepresentation if both PixelRepresentation and PixelData are not present (#838)
  • Raise exception with specific message if value is too large to be written in explicit transfer syntax (#757)
  • Make hash for PersonName3 behave as expected, make PersonName objects immutable (#785)
  • Fixed generate_uid() returning non-conformant UIDs when prefix=None (#788)
  • Avoid exception if reading from empty file (#810)
  • An invalid encoding is now replaced by the default encoding, if config.enforce_valid_values is not set (#815)
  • Correctly handle elements with ambiguous VR in sequence items (#804)
  • Fix bug where new DicomDir objects always have is_implicit_VR
  • Fix dataset equality for mixed raw vs converted data elements (#835)
  • Remove excess padding in Pixel Data
  • Fix wrong date format in anonymize example
  • Fix unknown VR exception message when VR isn’t ASCII (#791)
  • Fix jis-x-0201 characters encoding (#856)

How to install

sudo dnf upgrade --advisory=FEDORA-2019-311f770bd3

This update has been submitted for testing by ankursinha.

a year ago

This update's test gating status has been changed to 'waiting'.

a year ago

This update's test gating status has been changed to 'ignored'.

a year ago

This update has been pushed to testing.

a year ago

This update can be pushed to stable now if the maintainer wishes

12 months ago

This update has been submitted for stable by bodhi.

12 months ago

This update has been pushed to stable.

12 months ago

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BZ#1742008 python-pydicom-1.3.0 is available

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