ResCarta Tools Version 3.1.0 Release Notes

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Additions / Improvements

  • General
    • A new name entry interface for metadata panels has been added.
      • An unlimited number of names may be associated with a digital object.
      • Multi-part names are now supported.
      • An unlimited number of roles from the MARC relators list may be associated with each name.
    • 4 character page name limitation has been removed.
    • Tooltips are now displayed immediately.
    • Metadata panel image viewer toolbar position is now persisted.
    • LZW compressed images extracted from PDF files are now decompressed using JAI, improving performance.
  • Metadata Creation Tool
    • Support for metadata templates has been added.
    • File and directory sorting is now configurable.
    • Object id visibility is now configurable.
    • Default pagination is now configurable.
    • Object display position is now configurable.
    • Shortened paths are now displayed in the objects list.
    • The user is now prompted to confirm when canceling modifications.
    • Roman numeral page range fill now uses actual Roman numerals.
  • Data Conversion Tool
    • Support for extracting JBIG2 encoded images from PDF files has been added.
  • ResCarta-Web
    • Collection has been added to the list of fields available for sorting.
    • Object detail fields are now configurable.
    • Object detail layout has been improved.
    • The browse collections page can now be disabled.
    • The simple search page can now be disabled.
    • The object viewer search feature can now be disabled.
    • Image viewer page navigation buttons are now hidden for single page items.
    • Image viewer search navigation buttons are now hidden when not searching.
    • Image viewer "find in this document" feature is now implemented as a toolbar button that displays a dialog, saving screen space.

Bugs Fixed

  • General
    • Text with missing font name data is now correctly read from TIFF headers.
    • Metadata panel image viewer keyboard shortcuts now function correctly.
    • PDF files containing images with multiple filters are now read without error.
    • A JAI bug causing an ArrayIndexOutOfBoundsException to be thrown when scaling some images has been fixed.
  • Metadata Creation Tool
    • A bug causing incorrect page sizes to be detected when creating new metadata has been fixed.
  • Indexer
    • A warning is output on index completion if pages were skipped due to errors.
  • ResCarta-Web
    • The browse collections page is no longer shown if only a single collection exists.
    • Newspaper volume, issue, and edition data is now correctly displayed as object detail.
    • ImageIO is now used for encoding JPEG images. This fixes problems encoding JPEG images when running on some non-Oracle virtual machines.
    • The image renderer servlet no longer throws an exception when accessed without session data.
    • The image renderer servlet now returns a 403 Forbidden when the client is blacklisted.
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