IPTC & Windows File Properties

by JL Beeken on 5-10-2014

In answer to many questions about the use of Windows File Properties for tagging files and trying to view photo tagging in Windows I’ve done a couple of experiments to make this more graphic. … [continued]

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Color-Coded Organization

by JL Beeken on 5-04-2014

After much back and forth on organization of my to-do list and how to convince myself to keep on top of email, I’ve come to color-coding. I have about two months of success with it behind me so it looks like it’s here to stay. … [continued]

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Due to the huge influx of new records online, it’s worthwhile to run a Potential Problems Report occasionally. I’ve solved many problems this way in the less-traveled parts of my database. … [continued]

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TiddlyWiki 5

by JL Beeken on 2-20-2014

TiddlyWiki version 5 is a re-work of the original. It can be used for anything (blog, journal, research…) but I’ve done a trial with bookmarks.
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I can’t tell you what naming conventions to use for your files. That’s up to you. But these are some free software choices for batch file renaming and they may give you some ideas for your file names. … [continued]

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In-Out-Co

by JL Beeken on 2-13-2014

ActionOutlineI’ve been going through my lists and updating and moving things around.
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How To Read & Write GPS

by JL Beeken on 2-11-2014

This describes how to read and write GPS using GPS devices,¬†Google Maps, Bing Maps and XnView. (Updated from July 2010) … [continued]

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IPTC Summary: Photo Metadata Editors

by JL Beeken on 2-10-2014

IPTC is a standard for embedding metadata in photographs. This is a summary of what is and isn’t IPTC-compatible software. (Updated from March 2008.)
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Hightail: Back Up, Share & Email Files

by JL Beeken on 1-26-2014

HightailNowadays, online file back up and sharing is ubiquitous. When I wrote this post about YouSendIt almost 7 years ago, it was a big deal. In the interim YouSendIt became Hightail and added mobile apps and access as well. For the sake of present relevance, here it is again in a refreshed format.
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Adding Source To Images

by JL Beeken on 1-04-2014

I’ve written a lot about metadata over the years. I’d like to break this down and show you just one way I use it for adding source to images.
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