Start a new topic

Transcribing in a cemetery with the "Magic Button"- IOS Feature

Many times you might take a photo of a headstone and it is perfectly readable in the cemetery, but when you get home it's nearly impossible to read. 


Enter...the magic button on the iphone. 

In order to get to this feature on the app, you take a photo and click on the pencil in the corner of your screen.  This allows you to transcribe a photo on the spot!

Enter in the information or you can click the magic button and the iphone keyboard opens with your microphone.  

Click on the microphone and read into your phone what the headstone says.


When you get home, to transcribe your difficult to read photos the information should be saved to the notes box. 



Thanks Anna,
I haven't tried the 'magic' button yet, but I'll give it a try during my next cemetery visit as I often come across difficult to read headstones.

 


1 person likes this

I tried the magic button today and transcribed on the spot.  Excellent tool for difficult to read inscriptions.  I have yet to try the microphone though.  Great tip.

Login or Signup to post a comment