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Contour ordering

asked 2013-07-03 10:47:24 -0500

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updated 2013-07-03 10:48:22 -0500

Is there any guarantee about the ordering of contours returned by FindContours()?

The result are 'almost' ordered by image row of the first point - except for a few percent which aren't !
Is this a bug, is the ordering a weak side effect of the algorithm or are they ordered by some other criteria?

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answered 2013-07-04 09:23:22 -0500

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There is no order but how it is processed it is as you said nearly ordered. I suggest not to rely on it at all!

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