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New Contributor
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Registered: ‎09-10-2017

How to generate statistics for image having unsupported compression type

Dear All,

            while creating spectral profilig in erdas imgine 2013 on landsat TM surface reflectance data (signed 32 bit data), it shows a warning message: "Profiling requires image to have statistics. Use image info to generate statistics for image".

Then on opening image metadata, it pop-ups a error message: "unsupported compression type"

 

How to overcome this issue.

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Registered: ‎11-16-2015

Re: How to generate statistics for image having unsupported compression type

Convert the data to .img using either the import tool or right hand click in the contents pane and select save dataset as...

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Registered: ‎02-05-2016

Re: How to generate statistics for image having unsupported compression type

Generally the error message "Unsupported Compresion type" shows only when there is an ESRI *.ovr file present in the data folder. Please try to delete or move the *.ovr file to some other location and try updating metadata.