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Basics and download options

Video Mirador basics and download options

In its basic function you can use Mirador to view digitized images. By using the scroll wheel, you can zoom in and out of the picture, with the left mouse button pressed, you can drag the image. On mobile devices just use pinch and zoom and drag the image with your finger. The arrows below the image allow flipping through the pages. The address bar of your browser is updated every time you change pages, so you can easily bookmark or share individual pages. Via the view menu Mirador offers a number of views: You can choose between single view, book view or gallery. A thumbnail bar can be optionally displayed below or to the right of the image or hidden completely. Use the button on the right to switch to full screen view.

The menu for the download options can also be accessed via the upper viewer bar. Offered is

  • Download of single images (JPEG) in different resolutions

  • Link to our PDF/DaFo service for downloading the complete opject (including full text, if available)

  • Download of metadata as IIIF manifest, in MARCXML or RDF format

Meta data, tocs and search within object

Video meta data, tocs and search within object

The left viewer sidebar offers

  • Metadata of the current object

  • Copyright information

  • Table of contents that allows comfortable navigation to different sections of the object, if available

  • Search within the volume, if full texts are available

Image tool bar and text overlay options

Video image tool bar and text overlay options

In the upper right area of the viewer are two tool bars for temporary image editing and text overlay:

The image tool bar allows

  • Rotation of the image in 90° steps to the left or right

  • Flipping

  • Change of brightness, contrast and saturation

  • Display in grayscale

  • Inverting colors ('negative view')

All changes can be reset to the initial state.

The text overlay options underneath the image tool bar allow to select the full text in the image. In addition, the image can be overlayed with the recognized full text. The opacity of the fade can be adjusted as well as the background color of the font by using the color picker.