Wooden Tablet Image Database [Character Dictionary]

■ Advanced Search Explanation

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1. Advanced Search Window (Fig. 8)
[1] Enter a search character or string into the "Search Term" box, then click the "Search" button. Images of character(s) on wooden tablets matching the search term are displayed.
Please note that clicking the "Search" button with no search term entered will target all image data in the system, resulting in long delays before any results appear.
Entering multiple search terms, separated by spaces, into the "Search Term" box produces an OR search.
For the Advanced Search Conditions, selecting multiple check boxes within a particular field produces an OR search for that field. Selections made in different fields produces an AND search across fields.
[2] "Advanced Search - Wooden Tablet Contents"
・The "Text" box is for searching within wooden tablet texts using a search character or string. Entering multiple search terms, separated by spaces, produces an OR search.
・Check boxes can be selected for the tablet type.
・Text boxes can be used for searching other fields (date, personal or place name).
[3] "Advanced Search - Wooden Tablet Shapes
・Check boxes can be selected for the tablet shape number.
・Text boxes can be used for searching shape descriptions or dimensions, and list boxes for specifying type of wood or grain.
[4] "Advanced Search - Excavation Site"
・Text boxes can be used for searching the site name, locus, etc.
[5] Press the Search button after specifying search terms or conditions.


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2. Advanced Search Results Window (Flash Display)(Fig. 9)
When the message "No matching data found" is displayed, or to start a new search, click the "Return to Advanced Search" button to return to the Advanced Search Window.
[1] Press the Advanced Search Conditions button to narrow the search.
For details refer to the explanation for "1. Advanced Search Window"(above).
Press the "Search" button after an entry.
[2] Results from previous Advanced Searches can be retrieved from selections in the "Search History" drop-down box.
[3] Selecting the check boxes for color, monochrome, infrared, or recording notebook images, and clicking the "Image Type" button to the right, narrows the results to the selected types of image.
[4] Search results are displayed in groups of 14 data images at a time.
[5] Click the "Next" button to display the next set of data images. Click the "Previous" button to display the previous set.
[6] The type of image available is indicated by the four boxes under each wooden tablet, signifying (from left to right) color, monochrome, infrared, and recording notebook images. Available images can be viewed in an enlarged window.
[7] A separate window for enlarged image viewing is brought up by clicking the "Enlarge" button under each wooden tablet.
For further details refer to the "4. Enlarged Viewing Window" explanation below.
[8] Clicking the "Details" button under each wooden tablet produces the Detailed Information Window.
For details, see the "Detailed Information Explanation."
[9] A selection of images can be made by entering a check in the box at lower right beneath each image, and clicking the "Display Selection" button.
[10] Selecting the "Image Display" or "Text Display" options from the drop-down list of display formats changes the format of the Search Results Window.
For further details refer to the explanations for "4. Image Display Window" and "5. Text Display Window" (below).


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3. Enlarged Viewing Window (Fig. 10)
[1] Images shown in this window can be switched when available between color, monochrome, infrared, and recording notebook images, by pressing the corresponding button (bottom right).
[2] Images can be scaled larger or smaller, and moved both horizontally and vertically.
[3] When the mouse is held over a character image, the text is displayed in a tooltip (hover box).
[4] Click the "Close" button to exit the window.
   
   
   
   
   


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4. Image Display Window(Fig. 11)
When the message "No matching data found" is displayed, or to start a new search, click the "Return to Advanced Search" button to return to the Advanced Search Window.
[1] Press the Advanced Search Conditions button to narrow the search.
For details refer to the explanation for "1. Advanced Search Window" (above). Press the "Search" button after an entry.
[2] Results from previous Advanced Searches can be retrieved from selections in the "Search History" drop-down box.
[3] Selecting the check boxes for color, monochrome, infrared, or recording notebook images, and clicking the "Image Type" button to the right, narrows the results to the selected types of image.
[4] Search results are displayed in groups of 14 data images at a time. The number of images displayed per page can be changed from 14 to 28 or 42 via the drop-down menu.
[5] Click the "Next" button to display the next set of data images. Click the "Previous" button to display the previous set.
[6] The type of image available is indicated by the four boxes under each wooden tablet, signifying (from left to right) color, monochrome, infrared, and recording notebook images. Available images can be viewed in an enlarged window.
[7] A separate window for enlarged image viewing is brought up by clicking the "Enlarge" button under each wooden tablet.
For further details refer to the "3. Enlarged Viewing Window"
explanation below.
[8] Clicking the "Details" button under each wooden tablet produces the Detailed Information Window.
For details, see the "Detailed Information Explanation."
[9] A selection of images can be made by entering a check in the box at lower right beneath each image, and clicking the "Display Selection" button.
[10] Selecting the "Flash Display" or "Text Display" options from the drop-down list of display formats changes the format of the Search Results Window.
For further details refer to the explanations for "2. Advanced Search Results Window (Flash display)" (above) and "5. Text Display Window" (below).


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5. Text Display Window(Fig. 12)
In the Text Display mode, research results are listed as the Contents (texts) of wooden tablets, from which Enlarged Viewing Windows and Detailed Information Windows can be accessed.
[1] Press the Advanced Search Conditions button to narrow the search.
For details refer to the explanation for "1. Advanced Search Window"(above).
Press the "Search" button after an entry.
[2] Results from previous Advanced Searches can be retrieved from selections in the "Search History" drop-down box.
[3] Selecting the check boxes for color, monochrome, infrared, or recording notebook images, and clicking the "Image Type" button to the right, narrows the results to the selected types of image.
[4] Search results are displayed in groups of 16 items at a time. The number of items displayed per page can be changed to 32 or 48 via the drop-down menu.
[5] Click the "Next" button to display the next set of data images. Click the "Previous" button to display the previous set.
[6] Click the text listed under "Contents" to access the Detailed Information Window for each item.
For details, see the "Detailed Information Explanation."
[7] The type of image available is indicated under the "Image Types" by icons displayed for each wooden tablet, signifying either (left to right) color, monochrome, infrared, and recording notebook images. Enlarged Viewing Windows of the images are accessible from the Detailed Information Window for each item.
[8] A selection of items can be made by entering a check in the box in the far right column for each item, and clicking the "Display Selection" button.
[9] Selecting the "Flash Display" or "Image Display" options from the drop-down list of display formats changes the format of the Search Results Window.
For further details please refer to the explanations for "2. Advanced Search Results Window (Flash display)" and "4. Image Display Window" (above).