Deep Zoom Images Adding User Command Buttons to the Deep Zoom Viewer
Deep Zoom Images

Information in this article applies to:

  • uScope Navigator V4.3 and Later

Article ID: NDZ1119 — Created: 8 Dec 2017 — Reviewed: 7 Sep 2019


I would like to run a third-party program or script while viewing my Deep Zoom Images. Is this possible?


Yes, it is.

Program Settings - Deep Zoom Viewer OptionsYou can add up to three user-defined buttons to the Deep Zoom Image Viewer to run scripts or commands you specify. Deep Zoom Buttons are added via the Program Options — Deep Zoom Buttons tab.

The buttons you add can run executables or scripts that interact with your scanned jobs.

uScope Navigator can pass arguments containing all manner of job-specific or image-specific details. Refer to the following knowledge base article for more details about the arguments uScope Navigator can pass to your external commands:

To create a deep zoom command button...

  1. Deep Zoom Viewer - User ButtonsSelect the Deep Zoom Buttons tab from the Program Settings dialog.
  2. For Command, enter the exact command line you want to execute. Enter C:\Windows\System32\wscript.exe& to run a Windows Script Host file.
  3. For Legend, enter the text you want to appear on the button.
  4. For Parameters, enter any parameters that are required. Here, you would enter the path to the Windows Script Host file along with its arguments.
  5. For Tool Tip, enter some descriptive text that appears when hovering the mouse over the button.

When you open a Deep Zoom Image, user-defined buttons appear in the viewer on the menu bar.

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