Gesher Galicia SIG #Galicia ViewMate changes look, introduces more features #galicia

Dick Plotz

[This announcement is posted on behalf of the administrator and
the webmaster of JewishGen's ViewMate service. Please send your
comments to them using the webform at]

The ViewMate team continues to improve the look and usability of
ViewMate. On 1 May 2010, ViewMate added these new

* Change to incorporate the new JewishGen colors and page layout
* New, easier to understand navigation menu
* Support for new image file types TIFF, PNG and GIF, in addition to JPEG
* Bookmark and share images and pages using more than 200 Web
2.0 tools -- Twitter, Facebook, Delicious, Digg, Email and more
* Filter and sort images on the Gallery page -- new ways to
organize and view the posted images
* Rotate a full-sized image while translating -- easier to read
words in the margins
* Display of time remaining for each image on the Gallery page
* Updated FAQs for managing and editing your submissions

ViewMate ( is the JewishGen
service where participants submit letters, documents and photos
for translation and to identify people, clothing, artifacts, etc.

Sam Eneman
ViewMate Administrator

Gary Sandler
ViewMate Webmaster

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