Preferences
General
Language selection: Here you can choose the language for mails that are sent to you.
Warning: The interface will always show in the language of your browser.
If you check ‘Remember column sorting in the overview page’, this sorting will be saved (Overview page configuration).
Default start page: This setting determines if the user is redirected to the Study list or the Worklist after performing one of the following actions:
Logging into PACSonWEB
Clicking the home button (overview button)
Clicking the PACSonWEB logo
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Note:

If the default start page is set to "Worklist" but the user does not has the permission to access the Worklist, the user will be redirected to the Study list instead.
DICOM transfer settings. See DICOM Transfer for a detailed explanation.
Viewer
Always load full image data for window level:
The study page will by default load the full 16-bit images, instead of the 8-bit gray scale images which allows you to use the window level functionality instantly.
Right click for function switch:
When activated, this allows to switch in Image screen between the following functionalities by short clicks on the right mouse button:
Window Level
Scrolling
Stepless zoom
Pan
Show prior studies in series picker:
All prior studies for the current patient that are accessible to you, will be made available in the series picker automatically.
Show relevant studies in a separate section of the series picker:
When activated: 3 sections are available: Current study, relevant studies and other studies.
When disabled: 2 sections are available: Current study and other studies
Both options sort the studies chronological in order.
Automatically start compare mode with most relevant prior study:
This option is only available if 'Show Prior studies in series picker' has been enabled.
When opening a study, the current study and the most relevant prior will be opened automatically in compare mode.
You can choose to do this only for a selection of modality types or, in case no specific modality types have been selected, it will be applied for all modality types.
Show patient history bar:
If selected, the patient history bar will be displayed at the bottom. See History for more information.
Disable local image cache
Your institution may use the option Local image cache to make images available faster within the local network.
If you are using PACSonWEB outside the local network, the local image cache is not reachable, hence it is preferred to disable this option.
Automatically publish new annotations
If enabled all drawn annotations are published immediately and can be viewed by everyone who has access to the study.
Personal configuration of shortcut keys
Click the button to open the tab to configure your personal shortcut keys.
A detailed explanation on how to do this, is available here: Personal configuration shortcut keys
Default mouse actions:
The default mouse actions can be customized for every modality type.
Click the pencil icon to change the default action for the listed modality type.
Click the plus icon to add the default mouse action for a new modality type.
The 4 actions that can be chosen are
Pan
Scrolling
Stepless zoom
Window level
When you have finished customizing the mouse actions, click on Save Viewer Settings.
To restore the original defaults click the cogwheel icon
Reporting
Settings:
This setting plays an audible beep when toggling speech recognition. The beep is never recorded in the audio fragment.
Make a sound when toggling speech recognition.
Style formatting:
You can predefine the formatting of 6 different heading levels that can be used when creating a report.
Report signature:
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WARNING!

This function only applies if you are authorized to edit the report in PACSonWEB.
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Tip:

The signature image should be a dark, high-contrast signature against a completely white background.
If you edit a report in PACSonWEB, your signature will be automatically displayed when you click on 'Save' and 'Save and validate'.
Workflow settings:
Default action on ''save preliminary report".
This will determine what happens after saving a report as preliminary.
Default action on report "Finished".
This will determine what happens after clicking to save a report as: Save and validate, Send for correction, Send for review, Send for approval or Back to author.
Behaviour of the workflow settings:
Save as Draft: always stay in study
Save as Preliminary: follow default action setting for preliminary report (see exceptions below)
Save as Finalized: follow default action setting for report finished (see exceptions below)
Exceptions:
If user settings is Stay in current study: always stay in study
If user setting is Return to worklist:
If the user doesn’t use a selection: always return to the worklist
If the user uses a selection: go to the next item in the selection
Unless it’s the last study in the selection: then return to the worklist
If user setting is Move to next:
If the study is not the last study in the selection: go to the next study in the selection
If the study is the last study in the selection: return to the worklist
Activate report shortcuts also when report is not editable:
When activated the shortcuts for report saving F8, Ctrl + F8 ... (See Reading workflow) can be used to change the study status when the report is not in Edit mode.
Custom window level presets:
Users can create personal window level presets based on modality type.
Following parameters have to be filled in to create a preset:
Name for the preset
Source selection
Modality
Window Width
Window Level
Shortcut key from 1 to 9
Click the plus icon to add the preset .
When the preset(s) have been added, click SAVE WINDOW LEVEL PRESETS.