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Supporting Functions

The main supporting functions of the DICOM Viewer are as follows:

icon Report
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Report. Possibility to write a report for a study. Report function can be reached in the viewport or in the search window:

Meddream Dicom Viewer Report

Report status (filled or empty) is shown with different icons:

Report Status In Search Window

You can perform the following in the Report window:

Reports Update Dicom Viewer

  • To use and manage the report templates:
    − To expand or collapse Templates section, click the chevron icon above the Template label;
    − To open the Template window with the content of current report to be saved as template, click the Save as Template button.
  • To view or collapse the study information by clicking the chevron icon on the right of the field.
  • To enter and save the report for the study.
  • To view and restore the previous report version.
  • To print the saved report.

NOTE: the Report module is an additional module and should be granted by license. The Report icon is visible only if the Report module is allowed by license, system configuration, and the user has right to view or edit reports.

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Toolbar > Print. Possibility to print an active image from the DICOM Viewer.

Meddream Dicom Viewer Print

Choose one of Printing options: Print Active Layout Area or Print Non-Empty Layout Areas.

DICOM print
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DICOM print possibility with integrated printing component.

icon Forward
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Toolbar > Forward. Send the selected several studies at once to the remote DICOM devices and easily find devices while forwarding.

Meddream Dicom Viewer Forward Window

icon Export
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Toolbar > Export. Export multiple studies and save them in different formats: DICOM, jpg/mp4, tiff/mp4, png/mp4, and bmp/mp4:

Meddream Dicom Viewer Export Window

In case of exporting big files: after a file is exported, press Download button:

Meddream Dicom Viewer Export Download Button

Watch video tutorial demonstrating the exporting functionality of MedDream WEB DICOM Viewer:

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Toolbar > Export > Burn. Export the study to burn it to CD/DVD/Dual Layer DVD/Custom Size:

Meddream Dicom Viewer Burn Window

icon Anonymize and Share files
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Toolbar > Share files via DICOM Library. Possibility to anonymize and share studies via DICOM Library.

Meddream Dicom Viewer Share Window

Watch video tutorial demonstrating the sharing files functionality of MedDream WEB DICOM Viewer:

Keyboard shortcuts
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System menu > Shortcuts: The keyboard shortcuts allow the users to quickly change tools and interact with the data.

Meddream Dicom Viewer Settings
Shortcuts menu will display modal with keyboard shortcuts:

Meddream Dicom Viewer Shortcuts

Viewer global keyboard shortcuts:




Full screen

Ctrl + F


Ctrl + E


2D viewports keyboard shortcuts:


Reference Lines*


Auto or manual link translation synchronization*


Unlink translation synchronization*


Display Reset*


Cine Tools*


Select image zooming tool*

Ctrl + Mouse wheel



Select image panning tool*

Shift + T

Align to left corner

Shift + U

Align to right corner

Shift + Y

Align to center

Ctrl + Left click + Drag



Select image window (brightness/contrast) adjustment tool*


Select distance measurement tool*


Select angle measurement tool*

Ctrl + Del

Delete all measurements from active viewport


Delete selected measurement from active viewport


Select image rotate tool

Shift + R

Rotate Right

Shift + L

Rotate Left

Shift + V

Flip vertical

Shift + H

Flip horizontal

Shift + A

Axial reconstruction

Shift + C

Coronal reconstruction

Shift + S

Sagittal reconstruction

Shift + M

Multiplanar reconstruction

Shift + Mouse wheel

Rotate image with 5 degree steps

Shift + Del

Clear transform


Select magnifier tool

Mouse wheel

If magnifier tools is active will change magnifier zoom

Alt + Mouse wheel

If magnifier tools is active will change magnifier dimensions

Ctrl + Num 0

Fit image to screen

Ctrl + Num 1

Set zoom to 100% (1 image pixel = 1 screen pixel)

Ctrl + Num 2

Set zoom to 200%

Ctrl + Num 3

Set zoom to 300%

Ctrl + Num 4

Set zoom to 400%

Ctrl + +

Increase zoom

Ctrl + -

Decrease zoom

Num 0

Full dynamic brightness/contrast

Num 2

Windowing preset Abdominal for CT images (wl=60, ww=400)

Num 3

Windowing preset Angio for CT images (wl=300, ww=600)

Num 4

Windowing preset Bone for CT images (wl=300, ww=1500)

Num 5

Windowing preset Brain for CT images (wl=40, ww=80)

Num 6

Windowing preset Chest for CT images (wl=40, ww=400)

Num 7

Windowing preset Lungs for CT images (wl=-400, ww=1500)




Show intensity value


Stop/Play cine or video or multiframe



Right click

Opens context menu

Up Arrow

Go to previous image

Down Arrow

Go to next image

Left Arrow

Go to previous series

Right Arrow

Go to next series

Ctrl + Shift + S

Activate fast scroll between series

Ctrl + K

Adding instance to the Key Object selection

Ctrl + Shift + K

Open the Key Object Selection management dialog

Shift + Z

Quick save KO, PR


Print active image*

Alt + V

Apply next Hanging Protocol

Alt + C

Apply previous Hanging Protocol

    * – IHE recommendations in Basic Image Review profile.