Question: Naming graphic files

Subject: Question: Naming graphic files
From: "LEHR" <Joerg -dot- Lehr -at- biotronik -dot- de>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com
Date: Fri, 3 Mar 2000 17:23:53 MEZ

Hi liste(ne)rs,

can anyone give me a proven and economic method for naming graphic
files (screenshots in this specific case), which will be referenced
in FrameMaker 5.5.2 (in German)? The FrameBook is modularized
merely into TOC, Contents and Index. The Technical Manual will be
translated into 4 languages.

I would like to
- rename as little as possible
- know as immmediately as possible from the file name what the
graphic represents
- have as few problems as possible with graphic file(name)s in
FrameMaker

Here is the situation:

I am describing a software application which runs on a proprietary
OS. The GUI is visualized using screenshots and parts of screenshots
(subaspects of the original screenshots).

For technical reasons

1) I can use merely the program CaptureIt 2.2 for screenshots
2) which numbers the screenshots as *.cap from pict0001.cap upward
3) writing the files to a PCMCIA card (only "disk") in batches of
approximately 50 shots until the card is full (the complete OS of the
computer is on this card!). I then move the files to my work station
and convert them via CAP2GIF to Gif files. The next session again
starts with pict0001.cap.

My first question on this list -- hope I got it right to you.
With best regards and wishes

Joerg Lehr
- Technical Editor -
Tachyarrhythmia Therapy Dept.
BIOTRONIK Biomedical

tel.: +49 30 689 05 374
fax.: +49 30 689 05 370
mailto:joerg -dot- lehr -at- biotronik -dot- de
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BIOTRONIK GmbH & Co.
Woermannkehre 1
D 12359 Berlin
Germany

http://www.biotronik.com




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