Object editing (musdb)
museum-digital has a lot of “hidden” features; hidden on purpose to not blur the users’ focus. One of these is the text blocks features in musdb, our inventorization and data input tool. Thus far, the text blocks had only been described in a presentation from mid-2018 (in German) – hence this blog post.
Minor Improvements Object search (musdb) Object selection (musdb)
While most of the weekend had us preoccupied with doing a long-thought-over plan, we managed to squeeze in a minor improvement of the object selection mode in musdb: A “select all” option similar to how – for example – all files are selected in the Windows Explorer. To use it, press <CTRL+a> while in the …
Frontend General Translations
The frontend of museum-digital is now available in Turkish. As a very nice side effect, this also unlocks the Turkish translations for keywords, and place and actor names we have been gathering for the last half a year. Image credits: Eva Gonzalès: „Girl Awakening“, Kunsthalle Bremen – Der Kunstverein in Bremen (CC BY-NC-SA)
Minor Improvements Object images
A lighter is an object. With one, or maybe two perspectives – images. A book is an object. With potentially hundreds of pages – images. To simplify the management of objects with many images musdb offers the option to upload multiple images at a time. This option is however limited by global server settings like …
"List results" Export Tools New Features
In response to suggestions of colleagues from Brandenburg, we have removed some restrictions from the “list results” function of musdb, which also provides the export option to spreadsheets. Since we were at it already, we improved the performance as well.
API Controlled Vocabularies Multilinguality
Since last weekend, the last publicly accessible page of museum-digital has been made fully multilingual: md:term. md:term is the central public frontend for our controlled vocabularies of actors, places, tags, and time terms. The probably most important part of md:term is its API, which is also – for example – used by the “graph navigation” …