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Help - Viewing Items

JPEG, JPEG2000, PNG and GIF files open in a window similar to the one shown below.

Portable Document Format (PDF) files open in a window that uses Adobe® Reader®, if inline viewing has been enabled by the creators of the collection. For more information, see Viewing PDF Files.

Viewing items

A. Global Navigation
Global navigation for searching, browsing, and working with items in collections.

B. Back to Results
Click Back to Results to return to the results page.

C. Add to Favorites
Add the item to My Favorites.

D. Image Toolbar
Use these operations to navigate the image. See Image Toolbar for more information.

E. Previous/Next
Click Previous or Next to go to the next item in your results page.

F. Reference URL
Click Reference URL to access a window that contains the URL of the item being viewed. Copy the URL within the text box and paste it into citations and other references.

G. Item Description
View descriptive information about the item. Depending on how the collection is configured, clicking on a hyperlinked word will launch a new search for that word within the collection where the item resides, across all collections, within the current field, or across all fields.

If the item cannot be shown in the item viewer, click a hyperlink to view the item, as shown below.

View link

A. Global Navigation
Global navigation for searching, browsing, and working with items in collections.

B. Back to Results
Click Back to Results to return to the results page.

C. Add to Favorites
Add the item to My Favorites.

D. View Link
Click this link to view a file that cannot be displayed in the item or compound object viewers.

E. Previous/Next
Click Previous or Next to go to the next item in your results page.

F. Item Description
View descriptive information about the item. Depending on how the collection is configured, clicking on a hyperlinked word will launch a new search for that word within the collection where the item resides, across all collections, within the current field, or across all fields.

G. Reference URL
Click Reference URL to access a window that contains the URL of the item being viewed. Copy the URL within the text box and paste it into citations and other references.

Image Toolbar

Zoom, pan, rotate, hide/show thumbnail, and clip options may be available when viewing images in some collections.

Image toolbar

Click the magnifying glasses to magnify or reduce the view. The zoom percentage is displayed in the text box.

Click the arrows to move left, right, up, or down within an image.

Click the page icons to view an image at 100 percent, view the entire image, or view the image within the page width.

Click the rotate icons to rotate an image 90 degrees clockwise or counterclockwise.

Click the hide/show thumbnail icon to hide and show the small image used to navigate the larger image. The navigation thumbnail setting you select will be retained throughout your session when viewing single items.

Click the clip icon to open the clip viewer window that allows you to select a segment of the image to save, e-mail, or print. The selected segment may resize when displayed in the new window.

When the toolbar is visible you can click within the image to zoom in and center the view.

Viewing PDF Files

Adobe Reader displays PDF files alongside descriptive information within CONTENTdm.

View PDF file

Click Open PDF in new window to display the PDF file in a separate window.

Click Go to PDF description to jump to descriptive information about the PDF file. Depending on how the collection is configured, clicking a hyperlinked word launches a new search for that word within the collection where the item resides, across all collections, within the current field, or across all fields.




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