Re: System for naming graphics files

Subject: Re: System for naming graphics files
From: "CL T" <straylightsghost -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "Downing, David" <DavidDowning -at- users -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 15 Jan 2009 12:10:51 -0700

I do a LOT of this (last year I took nearly 11K photos...)

I follow this format:

date_brief-description_version.###

For example:

10109_woman-on-nye_1b.jpg

I try to keep it all in lower case and simple enough to know exactly what it
is by looking at it. I use the date first in order to (hopefully) effect the
order in which they're listed on my hard drive.

Hope this helps!

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On Thu, Jan 15, 2009 at 11:26 AM, Downing, David <DavidDowning -at- users -dot- com>wrote:

> I was wondering what kind of system - if any - you all use for naming
> your graphics files that you insert into or link to your documents. I
> try to give them names that are as descriptive as possible, but we have
> no established order for naming them, and I was loosely considering
> suggesting that we establish some kind of order.
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