20 January 2010

Image Oddities

I've been browsing through Ancestry.com's new City Directory listings (yes browsing only - the search doesn't seem to find folks half the time) and have found some image oddities. Check out the screenshot below:

See they gray spots and textured areas? It can make it just about impossible to read some of the images on this page. But what if you ancestors are on this page? Never fear intrepid researchers! Just click to save the image to your computer and...

The new image is perfect! I'm not sure what's causing the error in the original image, but this is an easy way to get around the problem.

1 comment:

Ruby Craft said...

It looks like the image is not decompressing properly. Glad to see it is a page viewing problem and not the file itself. You are a great detective.


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