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From: "Allan Raymond" <>
Subject: Re: naming/renaming file at same time as upload
Date: Mon, 15 Jun 2009 15:13:36 +0100
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Go to File Management screen at: http://www2.freebmd.org.uk/cgi/bmd-files.pl

Login with SubmitterID and password

Click on "Upload new File"

Browse for file on your PC, lets assume you have a transcribed file named
74M2R0207 on your PC and is the one to be uploaded..

In the "File Name" call the file 1874M2R0207.

Click send.

Allan Raymond

----- Original Message -----
From: "James E Cox" <>
To: <>
Sent: Monday, June 15, 2009 3:53 AM
Subject: naming/renaming file at same time as upload


and my little comment in reply is. How
Jim in Poway Cal..

Allan Raymond wrote:
> Just a little comment.
>
> Assuming the file is uploaded manually via File Management, it is possible
> to name (rename) the file at the same time as you upload the file. It
> isn't
> necessary to send the file to FreeBMD and then to rename it.
>
> Allan Raymond
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jeff Coleman" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Monday, June 08, 2009 11:37 AM
> Subject: Re: File numbers
>
>
> Presumably this issue will only arise if SpeedBMD is being used, or
> SpeedBMD
> format filenames are generated when transcribing with WinBMD. Conventional
> WinBMD filenames like 1938B1A0001 pose no problem.
>
> The header will already contain 1938 as the year so the file can be
> recognised as a 1938 file. The 9z volume format should also identify that
> it
> is a 1938 file, not an 1838 one.
>
> If you are using SpeedBMD filenames, because you are using SpeedBMD or for
> some other reason, you can of course use File Management to rename the
> file
> after sending it to FreeBMD.
>
> I recall when a one-step option was created to allow a transcriber to add
> +PAGE to the end of all files they had previously uploaded without this.
> Could there be a case for creating a one-stop option available to
> transcribers for re-naming any SpeedBMD format file to conventional WinBMD
> filename using the year, quarter, first surname and page number within the
> file?
>
> Jeff
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "john" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Monday, June 08, 2009 10:54 AM
> Subject: File numbers
>
>
>
>> I've just started to transcribe 1938 pages. As there is an obvious clash
>> with 1838 file numbers does anyone know the post 1937 prefixes?
>>
>> John Ellwood
>>
>
>
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