Keying Tool Updates Archive

Tool Update – Version 168 is now live!


In the last hour we launched a new version of the keying tool.  To update to the latest version of the tool you will need to close the tool and open it again.  After the update occurs the tool will not launch automatically so you will need to open the tool manually, either from the Start Menu [...]

Tool Update – Version 155 is now live!


We have released a new version of the keying tool.  In order to update to the new tool you will need to close the tool and open it again.  You will receive a notice that there is an update to the tool and the update will start processing.  If the tool does not automatically start [...]

New Version of the Keying Tool to Launch today


Please read: A new version of keying tool will launch this afternoon. We are happy to announce that we are launching a new version of the keying tool this afternoon. Some new features you will notice are: Image sets that are within 3 days of expiring will be highlighted New Getting Started Help Image sets are now [...]

Tool Update – Version 1.0.0.130 is now live!


We launched a new version of the tool this afternoon.  In this version of the tool you will notice: Field Help fixes – notably the “See Example” link is now working and will bring you to the project page. Arbitration fixes International tool fixes If the tool does not launch automatically you may need to manually launch the [...]

Tool Update – Version 1.0.0.124 is now live


We have recently launched the newest version of the tool. As Melissa mentioned in her post yesterday we have a new install program.  When you open the tool again you will notice that a pop-up that lets you know that we need to uninstall the old program and that the new version of the tool [...]

Keying Tool Update – Version 1.0.0.115 is Live!


After the last version of the tool was released we had quite a few errors reported – the main errors were in relation to clicking on the tool bar and when moving in the process from Set Form Position to Enter Data.  Thanks to your quick action in reporting them, and our developers quick work [...]

Keying Tool Update – Version 1.0.0.111 is now live!


In this version of the tool we have made a few very noticeable changes that we hope you are as excited about as we are. The first change you’ll notice is the addition of your accuracy rating!  We have received a lot of feedback from you asking how you are doing and wondering if your [...]

Benefits of Particpating in the World Archives Project


As you all know participating in the World Archives Project is not only fun and addicting but you get a sense of satisfaction knowing you have contributed to a larger effort.  In appreciation for your participation there are a few additional benefits – in addition to that altruistic feeling. Active contributors, those who key more [...]

Keying Tool Update – Version 1.0.0.106


As you have likely noticed we launched a new version of the tool late yesterday afternoon.  The first time you open the tool after we have made an update it will take a minute or two for the program to load. Many of the changes we made are not noticeable but will make the tool [...]

Keying Tool Update – Version 1.0.0.100


We have recently released a new version of the tool.  Enhancements were made to the keying tool, both for keyers and arbitrators, and errors were fixed in the international versions of the tool.  Although the developers have been working hard many of the fixes and enhancements are not openly noticeable.  Three areas that will affect all contributors are [...]