Working in the Viewing Area

Selecting a page in the Thumbnails window displays the content of this page in a document viewing area for displaying images. Note that it is not possible to edit the content of TIFF documents.

A toolbar is provided with controls for navigating and viewing images, and adding annotations. Section Viewer Toolbar Functions provides a table with all viewer toolbar functions and their description. The following sections describe some of these functions in detail:

To zoom a page in and out, you can also click on the page and use the mouse wheel. The page can be moved by dragging it via the mouse over the canvas.

For details on the annotations

Viewer Toolbar Functions

The following toolbar functions are available in the TIFF viewer:

Icon Function Comments
Jump to first page of a document Disabled when user is on first page of document
Jump to previous page of a document Disabled when user is on first page of document
Jump to next page. Disabled when user is on last page of document, or when displaying a single page TIFF
Jump to last page of a document Disabled when user is on last page of document or when displaying a single page TIFF
Zoom In Magnifies image 10% each time clicked
Zoom Out Shrinks image 10% each time clicked
Fit to Window Shrinks or enlarges the image to the largest size that will fit entirely within the window
Fit to Height Shrinks or enlarges the image so that it is the same height as the window
Fit to Width Shrinks or enlarges the image so that it is the same width as the window
Rotate Right Rotates the page 90 degree clockwise
Rotate Left Rotates the page 90 degree counterclockwise
Grayscale Converts the color to grayscale (temporary viewing tool; not saved as part of annotations)
Invert Inverts the color of the page (temporary viewing tool; not saved as part of annotations)
Sticky Note Adds Sticky Note Annotation
Highlight Enables highlighter tool
Select Stamp Enables the Stamp tool
  Selected Stamp Small thumbnail image of the selected stamp. The drop arrow next to the image of the selected stamp activates the Stamp Selection window when clicked.
Show/Hide Annotations Toggles the display of all added Annotations. Enabled (show) by default.

Page Rotation

The icons Rotate Right and Rotate Left allow rotating an image in the desired direction.


Figure: Rotate a Page 90 degree clockwise.

Grayscale

To convert the current page to grayscale, click the Grayscale icon .


Figure: Convert Page to Grayscale.

Note
Gray scale changes are not saved as part of annotations. They serve as temporary supporting tools while viewing the image.

Inverting the Color

Click the Invert icon to invert the color of the current page.


Figure: Invert Image Color.

Note
Inverting color changes are not saved as part of annotations. They serve as temporary supporting tools while viewing the image.

Notes

To add a note to the current page, click the Note icon in the toolbar and subsequently click a location on the page where you like to paste the note.

Add Note
Figure: Click to add a note.

A note field is added to the page. Double-click the field to make it editable.

Edit Note
Figure: Double-click to edit the note.

Now you can enter text.

Editing Note
Figure: Enter a text.

Highlighter

The Highlighter allows you to draw a semi-transparent rectangular overlay to highlight an area of the document.

To add a highlighter to the current page, click the Highlighter icon in the toolbar and subsequently click a location on the page where you like to paste the highlight.


Figure: Add a Highlighter to the document.

To resize the highlight area, click in the lower right corner and drag the rectangle accordingly.


Figure: Resize and drag the Highlighter.

Stamp Tool

The Stamp tool allows you to add predefined images onto the document as stamps. This might could be e.g. scanned signatures or stamps to mark sections as approved or rejected. All images, residing in the repository folders documents/stamps and realms/realm/users/users/documents/stamps, can be added as stamps to your document pages. You can upload them to your Document Repository. For details refer to chapter Viewing and Managing Document Repository Resources. For example:


Figure: Example repository containing uploaded stamps.

To select a stamp:

  1. Click on the Select Stamp entry in the viewer toolbar.



  2. A dialog opens with all available stamps.

    Stamp Dialog
  3. Select a stamp.
  4. The selected stamp is displayed in the toolbar.

To add a selected stamp to your page:

  1. Select the Stamps icon.
  2. Click on the page.
  3. Move the stamp to the desired location.
  4. Click the handle in the lower right corner and drag the stamp icon to a desired size.

    Resize Stamp