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Adding Media in FTM2011

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Re: Adding Media in FTM2011

Posted: 9 Oct 2012 9:42AM GMT
Classification: Query
I rename/caption media according to its collection. A census image would be named/captioned as "1940 US Federal Census - North Dakota, Mountrail, Sikes, 31-47, Image 5". If the image is linjed to only one person, like military records, they get the person's name, last then first/middle appended after the collection name.

If I get a better copy of an image, I give it the same name as the file I want to replace and add a letter "a" right before the file extension. Then I move/copy it directly to the media folder, delete the old copy (without the "a") then remove the "a". FTM doesn't know the difference and all links to the file are intact.

SubjectAuthorDate Posted
DenByrne25 7 Oct 2012 7:48PM GMT 
silverfox3280 7 Oct 2012 10:09PM GMT 
DenByrne25 8 Oct 2012 8:11AM GMT 
silverfox3280 8 Oct 2012 2:22PM GMT 
DenByrne25 8 Oct 2012 8:32PM GMT 
tulrose 8 Oct 2012 8:51PM GMT 
silverfox3280 8 Oct 2012 9:13PM GMT 
DenByrne25 8 Oct 2012 9:35PM GMT 
Timberhawk 9 Oct 2012 3:42PM GMT 
DenByrne25 9 Oct 2012 6:47PM GMT 
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