The DataProbe module shows information about what is visible at the current mouse pointer position, and displays corner annotation (patient name, id, series date, description, etc.) in slice views.

Panels and their use

  • Enable slice view annotations: Enable showing corner annotations in slice views.

  • Active corners: What information is displayed in corner annotations.

  • Annotation display level: Controls the amount of details displayed in corner annotations.

  • Background DICOM annotations persistence: Enables displaying DICOM metadata if showing non-DICOM foreground image DICOM background image.


  • Steve Pieper (Isomics)


This work is supported by NA-MIC, NAC, NCIGT, NIH U24 CA180918 (PIs Kikinis and Fedorov) and the Slicer Community.