Sample code in 'How to build applications with OpenCV inside the Microsoft Visual Studio' all wrong (Bug #3315)

Added by Tim Regan 11 months ago. Updated 9 months ago.

Status:Done Start date:2013-10-10
Priority:Normal Due date:
Assignee:- % Done:


Target version:2.4.7
Affected version:2.4.7 (latest release) Operating System:Any
Difficulty:Easy HW Platform:Any
Pull request:


The sample code in linked to from purports to be a simple example loading and displaying an image, but in fact is a completely different piece of code.

For example the author invokes the sample with the single argument exampleImage.jpg either supplied on the command line or set in the Property Pages but the code itself first checks that argc is 5

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Updated by Tim Regan 11 months ago

I think it may just be a copy-and-paste error and the intended code was this instead:

Updated by Kirill Kornyakov 11 months ago

Could be... Could you work on a pull-request, since OpenCV has 0 technical writers at the moment? =)

  • Status changed from New to Open

Updated by Steven Puttemans 9 months ago

Actually, took a look at it and it seems that the actual test code in the sample directories was wrong. No idea how this got changed, since in the past it was actually correct. Replaced it again by the image loading example. Pull request can be found at:

  • Assignee changed from Tim Regan to Kirill Kornyakov
  • % Done changed from 0 to 50

Updated by Kirill Kornyakov 9 months ago

  • Affected version changed from 2.4.6 (latest release) to branch '2.4' (2.4-dev)
  • Pull request set to

Updated by Steven Puttemans 9 months ago

Fix merged, bug report closed.

  • Affected version changed from branch '2.4' (2.4-dev) to 2.4.7 (latest release)
  • Status changed from Open to Done
  • Assignee deleted (Kirill Kornyakov)
  • % Done changed from 50 to 100

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