After opening an album you will see, among others, the following buttons above the index page:
Open this help file.
Start the slideshow, not alweays present.
Use full screen for this album.
Share the album with members of Facebook, not alweays present.
Send an email with link to this album, not alweays present.
Open the viewer settings page.
These icons can also have a color and are sometimes partly transparent.
Click on the album title or the theme photo if these buttons are not visible. Sometimes it is possible to conceal the buttons (again) by clicking on the album title or on the theme picture.
If visible, the next buttons are used for navigation from the index page:
Go back to the beginning album.
Click on a thumbnail to enlarge. Click, if available, on the Play icon or press the Enter key to start a slide show. If the album creator did implement the slide show, you can also start the slide show by pressing the space bar or clicking the Play icon above the the enlarged image. You can stop the slide show by pressing the space bar or clicking the Play iconagain.
Your photos look best in 'Full-screen' mode. To come in 'Full screen' mode on a PC click the 'Full screen' button:. To go back to normal mode, just press that button again or press the Esc key again. However it is easier to select on the viewer settings page 'Use full screen for a picture: yes'.
On the index page it is possible by clicking the Settings iconto adjust a number of properties: You can adapt the font size used for the descriptions: you may reduce the font size to 50% or enlarge it to 200%. In the same way you can adapt the button size. You can also adapt the Viewing time per picture in a slide show.
You can also choose to disable the automatic start of background music if you open an album and you can chose to display the enlarged photos in full screen mode.
Using the keyboard in the display of the enlarged photo:
Use the spacebar for the stop/play function if the slide show is implemented, else the next image will be displayed.
Use left/right arrow keys for navigation to previous/next picture.
The Esc key closes the enlarged image and displays the index page.
Use the E key to display the EXIF information, works only if 'Show/Hide EXIF data' is included in the menu.
Use the L key to show the location in Google Maps, works only if the 'Show location in Google Maps' is included in the menu.
Using the left mouse button:
Click in a picture to zoom-in. Hold down the left mouse button to pan through a (panoramic-) picture.
Click again to zoom-out
Click left or right outside the photo to return to the index page.
Click the left or right arrow to display the previous / next photo.
Hold down the left mouse button on the photo and move the photo to the left to go to next photo or slide the photo to the right to go to the previous photo.
If the mouse is not moved 4 or more seconds, the buttons and text around the photo will be hidden. Move the mouse to show it again.
Above an enlarged photo you see in the upper right corner a maximum of 4 buttons:
The first left button is used to Start / Stop the slide show.
Clicking the 2nd button will show the enlarged picture in full-screen mode.
The third button opens the menu.
The last button brings you back to the index page.
If you click the menu button, the following options can be selected:
Share the photo with members of Facebook.
Share the photo on Twitter.
Share the photo on Pinterest
Share the photo on Google+
Send Email with a link to this photo.
Download the corresponding high-resolution photo of the original photograph. When you click it, the picture is opened in a new window. Press your finger than any time in the picture until there emerges a menu is where you can choose: Save Image or Copy.
Show location in a Google Maps webpage.
Show or Hide EXIF data of the photo.
The album creator do not have to show all these possibilities, he can even hide the entire menu.
Using the keyboard on the index page:
Use the Enter key to start the slide show at the first picture if the slide show has been implemented, else enlarge the first picture.
Use the H key to open or close the Help window.
Use the S key to open or close the Settings window.
Use the up arrow key to return to the parent page.
Use left/right arrow keys for navigation to previous/next index page or album.
Use the Home key to close the index page and go to the Home page.
Use the I key to open a page with more information about the subject of the album.
Use the T key to download the GPS track.
Use the E key to show the route in the Google Earth program.
Use the down-arrow key or the M key to show the route in Google Maps. Then press the cross in the top right corner of the map to return.
The album creator may have omitted one or more of the last 5 possibilities.
Up to 7 text-buttons and / or icons may be displayed below the thumbs on the index page with as default functions:
Go to previous album
Download GPS track
Show route in a Google Maps web page
Show route in the Google Earth program
Show a page with more information about the subject of the album.
Go to the Home web page
Go to next album
However other functions can also be assigned to these buttons.
These functions may also be represented by text links in an optional menu bar at the top of the index page.
Valid PhotoSwipe skin version 1.3.8 or later version.