pydicom.dataelem.DataElement_from_raw

pydicom.dataelem.DataElement_from_raw(raw_data_element: pydicom.dataelem.RawDataElement, encoding: Optional[Union[str, MutableSequence[str]]] = None, dataset: Optional[Dataset] = None) pydicom.dataelem.DataElement[source]

Return a DataElement created from raw_data_element.

Parameters
  • raw_data_element (RawDataElement) – The raw data to convert to a DataElement.

  • encoding (str or list of str, optional) – The character encoding of the raw data.

  • dataset (Dataset, optional) – If given, used to resolve the VR for known private tags.

Return type

DataElement

Raises

KeyError – If raw_data_element belongs to an unknown non-private tag and reading_validation_mode is set to RAISE.