Instructions for use

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1. Home

To create a new report press “+” on the top right.
The application archives the reports. From this homepage, you can:
• complete them if they are not finished
• duplicate them
• send them by e­mail
• delete them
You can edit your observation in 5 languages! For this, click on “Change language”.

 


2. Useful information for the report 

Complete the necessary standard information for your report in the empty text box:
• your name, position, the logo of your institution
• you have a free text box to enter your address, telephone number, e­mail address or any other information that you would consider as useful
• the date and place of the report
• the name of the person that has hired you
• You have two other fields:
“Objectives and context of the report”
‘Material conditions of the report”

 


3. Information on the work 

Complete all that you think useful regarding the work that you have to examine:
• title, author, creation date, the inventory number, typology
• the owner, the collection, the heritage value
• materials and techniques, a field “other” (for instance: old restoration)
• size, weight
These non­mandatory fields have been selected by us on the basis of the AFNOR regulation (EN 1.6095 2012) that deals with condition reports for artworks and historical objects.

 


4. Pictures

Insert up to 6 photos!

For this purpose:
• import them from the gallery of your device
• take pictures of the object during the report: in this case, it is recorded in the gallery of the device.

 


5. Damages

 

Add annotations of a damage by pressing “+Add new damages”

6. Selection of a material

 

Select a material in the preconceived list.

Or create a missing material by pressing “+ New material”.

7. Selection of a damage type

 

Choose a damage type in the preconceived lists. These lists have been established in 5 languages by professionals.
Create a damage type that is not in the list by pressing « + New alteration ».
Define their color by pressing « i ».

8. Annotating pictures

Annotate damages on pictures with the 3 drawing tools: free line, magnetic lasso and rectangle.
To delete an annotation, unselect the drawing tool, press on the annotation and click on the trashcan icon.
Then press “Next” to go to the next picture.

 


9. Comments and zooms

Put your comments in the free text box (diagnosis, description, etc.).
Close ups on the annotations are extracted in the highest definition offered by your device. You can choose to include them or not in the final PDF: unselect the boxes one by one or press “Unselect all”.
Press “Clear Material: Damage at the bottom of the screen to delete all damages of a type drawn on the pictures.

 


10. Final Observations

 

Complete the text box “General comments”.
Select in “Conservation Treatment” one of these three options: “None”, “Recommended”, “Urgent”.
If you have chosen “Recommended” or “Urgent” a text box “Comments for conservation treatment” appears.
Then fill in the boxes:
“Packing recommendation”
“Other recommendation”

11. Signature, proofreading and validation

Sign directly on the screen!
The report can also be signed by a second person.
Then make a choice:
• “Finalize Later” to return to the home page: the report is saved and can be edited later
• “Preview Report” enable you to view the document, check information and layout
• “Validate and send report” enable you to send the report by email (in PDF) or other ways

 


12. Sending report

Send your report in PDF format:
• by email
• on internet platforms
• to software that can open PDF files
Should a problem occur, please press “Help” on the home page.
If you like this application, do not hesitate to recommend it!

 

 


1. Home

To create a new report press “New” on the top right of the screen.
The application archives the reports. From this home page, you can:
• press “Edit” to complete them if they are not finished
• press “Duplicate” to create a copy of the report
• press “Delete” to delete them
You can edit your report in 5 languages! For this, press “Change language”.

 


2. Useful information for the report

Complete the necessary standard information for your report in the empty text box:
• your name, position, the logo of your institution
• you have a free text box to enter your address, telephone number, e­mail address or any other information that you would consider as useful
• the date and place of the report
•the name of the person that has hired you
• You have two other fields:
“Objectives and context of the report”
“Material conditions of the report”

 


3. Information on the work

Add any information that you think useful regarding the work that you have to examine:
• title, author, creation date, the inventory number, typology
• the owner, the collection, the heritage value
• materials and techniques, a field “other” (for instance: old restoration)
• size, weight
These non­mandatory fields have been selected by us on the basis of the AFNOR regulation (EN 1.6095 2012) that deals with condition reports for artworks and historical objects.

 


4. Pictures

Insert up to 6 photos!
For this purpose:
• import them from the gallery of your device
• take pictures of the object during the report (in this case, they are recorded in the gallery of the device)

 


5. Damages

 

 Add annotations of a damage by pressing “Add new damages”.

6. Selection of a material

Select a material in the preconceived list.
Or create a missing material by pressing “New material” at the bottom of the screen!

 


7. Selection of a damage type

Choose a damage type in the preconceived lists. These lists have been established in 5 languages by professionals.
Add a missing damage type in the list by pressing « New alteration ».
Define their color by pressing « i ».

 


8. Drawing damage annotation

Draw damages annotation on pictures with the 3 drawing tools: free line, magnetic lasso, rectangle.
To delete a damage, unselect the drawing tool, select the damage and click on the trashcan icon!
Then press “Next” to go to the next picture.

 


9. Comments and zooms

Put your comments in the text box (diagnosis, description, etc.), then press the pointer at the top right of your screen.

Close ups on the annotations are extracted in the highest definition offered by your device.
You can choose to include them or not in the final PDF: unselect the boxes one by one or press “Unselect all”.
On the next page, you are enabled to:
– check all damages
– add new damages by pressing “Add new damages”
– view a document that only includes the damages by pressing “Review all damages”
– delete all annotation of ones damage type by clicking on the trashcan

 

 


10. Final observations

 

Complete the text box “General comments”.
Select in “Conservation Treatment” one of these three options: “None”, “Recommended”,“Urgent”.
If you choose “Recommended” or “Urgent” fill in your comments regarding the conservation treatment that you’ll have to do and fill in other recommendation if necessary in the last text box!

11. Signature, proofreading and validation

Sign directly on the screen!
The report can also be signed by a second person.
Then make a choice:
• “Finalize Later” to return to the home page: the report is saved and can be edited later
• “Preview Report” enable you to view the document in PDF to check information and layout
• “Validate and send report” enable you to send the report by email (in PDF). You won’t be allowed to edit it later but you’ll be able to duplicate it, preview it, send it, or delete it.

 


12. Sending report

Send your report in PDF format:
• by email
• on internet platforms
• to software that can open PDF files
Should a problem occur, please press “Help” on the home page.
If you like this application, do not hesitate to recommend it!