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From: maxine <>
Subject: Re: [RMagic] How to import photos from one database to another
Date: Sun, 24 May 2009 13:13:43 -0700
Thanks. I would like to do that BUT, I have never made a folder for pictures
On 5/24/09, Alfred Eller <> wrote:
> You can still split your photos up and arrange them in folders any way
> you want.
> It is just that the multimedia gallery shows a thumbnail of all of them
> When you go there and click on one you will see it's folder location in
> the right window pane.
> So, there is no restriction on having the same filename, as long as the
> file is in a different folder.
> Alfred D. Eller
> Jon P Czarowitz wrote:
> > Maxine
> > Since you are working in version 3, the names you put on a picture
> doesn't matter, but when you use them in version 4, it will. In RM 3
> pictures are in different folders and subfolders for the most part. In RM 4
> it uses one folder for all your picture thumbnails and sorts by the name you
> give your picture. Knowing this in advance of importing to RM 4 is a big
> > In RM 3 you could use names like R1, R2, and R3 within a family folder
> with the family surname as folder name.
> > In RM 4 they would be grouped together, but would not make sense if you
> had named the files in several folders by the same name. Do your resizing
> and close shots while in RM 3.
> > As yet RM 4 lacks the outside cropping available in RM 3.
> > --SNIP--
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