Viking Lander Image Browser Help
This help page is intended to explain the various components of the
Viking Lander image browser and to explain how
they are related to each other. It
also explains how to navigate through the browser.
There are 5 types of pages in this Viking Lander image browser.
- Top Page
- The top page is the starting point for the browser. It has
some general information about the browser organization.
From the top page, you
can access the data dictionary page, the help page, or one of the
image directory pages. You can return to the top page from any other
page by using the top button.
- Data Dictionary Page
- The data dictionary page contains definitions of keywords in the PDS
label of the archive products. The data dictionary
page can be accessed from the
top page. The definition of a specific keyword in the data dictionary
can be viewed by selecting the keyword name on a browse image page.
- Help Page
- The help page is the page you are currently reading. It can be
accessed from any other page by using the help button.
- Image Directory Page
- Each image directory page contains a list of browse images in that
directory. Browse images are organized in the same directory
structure as the archive products (see the AAREADME.TXT file in the
top-level directory of the CD-ROM for more information on the
directory structure). Any image directory page can be accessed from the
top page or another image directory page. The image directory page for the
currently displayed browse image can also be accessed from that browse
image page by using the up-arrow button.
- Browse Image Page
- Each browse image page displays a single Viking Lander browse image,
navigation buttons, and selected keywords and values from
the PDS label for that image. A specific browse image can be selected
from the list of images on an image directory page. You can also
cycle through browse images in a given directory by using the left-arrow
or right-arrow buttons on each browse image page.
There are 5 types of buttons on the various pages of this browser.
Each button is illustrated below, along with a brief
explanation of the button's function within the browser.
||Go to the browser top page.
||Go to this help page.
||Display the previous browse image in the current directory.
||Go back to the image directory page containing the current browse
||Display the next browse image in the current directory.