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  Topic: Cannont Save. This Catalog is Locked!
Jan Walker

Replies: 17
Views: 4793

PostForum: iView MediaPro   Posted: Thu Jun 14, 2007 2:21 pm   Subject: Cannont Save. This Catalog is Locked!
Really no need for a new catalog. Just a need for a way to kill the iView process so you can restart the machine. There isn't anything wrong with the catalog, just with how they (re?)implemented sha ...
  Topic: iView as memory hog
Jan Walker

Replies: 1
Views: 1127

PostForum: iView MediaPro   Posted: Tue Jun 12, 2007 9:37 pm   Subject: iView as memory hog
Note: Mac-centric report

iView 3.1.3 changes another cherished aspect of iView, which was its really "lean" implementation as far as memory went. It previously required very little real ...
  Topic: Cannont Save. This Catalog is Locked!
Jan Walker

Replies: 17
Views: 4793

PostForum: iView MediaPro   Posted: Tue Jun 12, 2007 9:30 pm   Subject: Cannont Save. This Catalog is Locked!
Back to the original topic of the "catalog locked" message appearing in iView 3.1.3.

Note: completely Mac-centric report

There is something very bad going behind the scenes. I suspect ...
  Topic: Jumping description text
Jan Walker

Replies: 12
Views: 3947

PostForum: iView MediaPro   Posted: Fri Mar 30, 2007 4:06 pm   Subject: Jumping description text
Dunno about 3.1.3 but in an earlier version (3.0.1), iView didn't support some of the standard Apple keyboard shortcuts for jumping around in text. Peculiar things could happen if you used something ...
  Topic: Capitalize keywords
Jan Walker

Replies: 5
Views: 2528

PostForum: iView MediaPro   Posted: Fri Mar 30, 2007 4:00 pm   Subject: Capitalize keywords
In case you're still working on this problem:

Another approach might be to look at the command
Make / Text Data File...
Write out the fields you want, per record. Use some text editor to just ch ...
  Topic: rotating video in HTML gallery works for .MOV but not .MP4
Jan Walker

Replies: 4
Views: 1813

PostForum: iView MediaPro   Posted: Fri May 19, 2006 7:23 pm   Subject: rotating video in HTML gallery works for .MOV but not .MP4
Further information. Since iView could create vertical videos in .MOV format, I took those and gave them to the conversion utility to make them into 240x320 .mp4 video files. Indeed QuickTime plays ...
  Topic: template for video item in HTML gallery?
Jan Walker

Replies: 0
Views: 2176

PostForum: HTML galleries   Posted: Thu May 18, 2006 10:06 pm   Subject: template for video item in HTML gallery?
Making an html gallery that includes some video media items.

The .htm file for the video items adds the necessary ingredient for getting the item onto the page. The settings options in Make Galler ...
  Topic: rotating video in HTML gallery works for .MOV but not .MP4
Jan Walker

Replies: 4
Views: 1813

PostForum: iView MediaPro   Posted: Thu May 18, 2006 9:48 pm   Subject: rotating video in HTML gallery works for .MOV but not .MP4
True. On the other hand, iView appears to have successfully rotated the image all by itself. So, why would one need to involve Quicktime Pro for that?

Unless iView simply doesn't include the info ...
  Topic: rotating video in HTML gallery works for .MOV but not .MP4
Jan Walker

Replies: 4
Views: 1813

PostForum: iView MediaPro   Posted: Wed May 17, 2006 5:43 pm   Subject: rotating video in HTML gallery works for .MOV but not .MP4
I have some video that was taken with the camera vertical. I'm putting these into a website and obviously I want them to play vertical.

With the original .MOV files, it works as follows:
- rotat ...
  Topic: Maintaining image order in a large slideshow or web gallery
Jan Walker

Replies: 1
Views: 2515

PostForum: HTML galleries   Posted: Sun Apr 30, 2006 8:51 pm   Subject: Maintaining image order in a large slideshow or web gallery
I'm using iView to create a how-to presentation on sailing, based on a catalog of images and video clips from various clinics and events. The presentation is defined by a catalog set that can be give ...
  Topic: Set Capture Date; need an increment for batch
Jan Walker

Replies: 5
Views: 4005

PostForum: iView MediaPro   Posted: Wed Feb 08, 2006 11:39 pm   Subject: Set Capture Date; need an increment for batch
I had a camera snafu and ended up with about 300 photos from the middle of a day where the EXIF capture date is reported as being in 1945. (Don't ask me; ask Olympus.)

Since I normally use two cam ...
  Topic: Splitting backup across multiple media?
Jan Walker

Replies: 4
Views: 4105

PostForum: iView MediaPro   Posted: Thu May 19, 2005 7:40 pm   Subject: Splitting backup across multiple media?
Looks like JavaScript, judging from limited examples I found.

I can't answer the rest of the question though -- not sure how to install and execute.
  Topic: Slide Show Options for the Catalog Reader??
Jan Walker

Replies: 5
Views: 6425

PostForum: iView Catalog Reader   Posted: Fri Oct 29, 2004 1:11 am   Subject: Slide Show Options for the Catalog Reader??
iView Catalog Reader should be retaining your catalogs last saved settings....

I love that word "should". Of course it should!! In my observation, it is not doing what it should, but hey. That's ...
  Topic: Slide Show Options for the Catalog Reader??
Jan Walker

Replies: 5
Views: 6425

PostForum: iView Catalog Reader   Posted: Fri Oct 29, 2004 12:10 am   Subject: Slide Show Options for the Catalog Reader??
OK, so I finally randomly found the Options thing on the controller bar. So it is out of random mode but displays the images as fast as possible even when I click on the little number on the left, whi ...
  Topic: Slide Show Options for the Catalog Reader??
Jan Walker

Replies: 5
Views: 6425

PostForum: iView Catalog Reader   Posted: Thu Oct 28, 2004 11:59 pm   Subject: Slide Show Options for the Catalog Reader??
Oh yes. Forgot to say why the options matter:

It came up in Random mode, running with 1 second per slide.

Jan
  Topic: Slide Show Options for the Catalog Reader??
Jan Walker

Replies: 5
Views: 6425

PostForum: iView Catalog Reader   Posted: Thu Oct 28, 2004 11:54 pm   Subject: Slide Show Options for the Catalog Reader??
Finally trying out the Catalog Reader.

1. A window asking if this is your first time opens and stays on top of the catalog. It needs a close button for people who don't guess that you can just c ...
  Topic: Writing Captions
Jan Walker

Replies: 11
Views: 8749

PostForum: iView MediaPro   Posted: Mon Sep 27, 2004 2:27 pm   Subject: importing captions
Trev: I've written a vbscript to import captions (and a few other fields) for images from a text file and it seems to work well. Are you on Windows or MacOS?

I'm MacOS. Visual Basic is for Windows ...
  Topic: Documentation & commands; specifically Extract Thumbnail
Jan Walker

Replies: 1
Views: 1491

PostForum: iView MediaPro   Posted: Sun Sep 26, 2004 7:41 pm   Subject: Observations
In case you're interested--

At least on a Mac, Extract Thumbnails writes Apple PICT files. My goal is to create fake "originals" to distribute with the Catalog Reader. So far, making the thumbnai ...
  Topic: Documentation & commands; specifically Extract Thumbnail
Jan Walker

Replies: 1
Views: 1491

PostForum: iView MediaPro   Posted: Sun Sep 26, 2004 7:31 pm   Subject: Documentation & commands; specifically Extract Thumbnail
Major issue:
Finding out what commands do

recent example:

I'm looking for a workaround to something, examining all the menus one at a time.

Aha! I see a command called Extract Thumbnails... ...
  Topic: Writing Captions
Jan Walker

Replies: 11
Views: 8749

PostForum: iView MediaPro   Posted: Sun Sep 26, 2004 6:51 pm   Subject: Writing captions
It would be much easier to write captions in a text editor somewhere and import them. (I forget whether captions can be imported but if they can, this would work.)

The show stopper is that (at lea ...
  Topic: Distributing the Catalogue Reader
Jan Walker

Replies: 9
Views: 10977

PostForum: iView Catalog Reader   Posted: Sun Sep 26, 2004 6:33 pm   Subject: Re: Newmember about Catalog reader

Clicking on OK closes the promo window and double-clicking on the image appearing in the catalog window will start the slide show beginning with that image.


A slick-sounding approach! Clean a ...
  Topic: Operating with the actual files specified by a catalog set?
Jan Walker

Replies: 2
Views: 4041

PostForum: HTML galleries   Posted: Fri Jun 18, 2004 3:45 am   Subject: DING!!!
:roll:
Well, it suddenly hit me while reading about someone else's problem with something quite different.

DUH!!! There's a command for this and it actually seems to work. It is under the Actio ...
  Topic: Moving images to a set
Jan Walker

Replies: 8
Views: 3354

PostForum: iView MediaPro   Posted: Fri Jun 18, 2004 2:54 am   Subject: moving images to a set
I had the same problem trying to drag images in order to add them to a set. The correct solution is to ignore the instructions. Don't drag.

Make your selections. Then mouse over to the list of s ...
  Topic: Operating with the actual files specified by a catalog set?
Jan Walker

Replies: 2
Views: 4041

PostForum: HTML galleries   Posted: Fri Jun 18, 2004 2:27 am   Subject: Operating with the actual files specified by a catalog set?
Problem: delivering the images from a catalog set (not the full catalog) to a client. I want them to be able to scan what is in the collection and then work with whichever full resolution images they ...
  Topic: sloooow browing in media view
Jan Walker

Replies: 4
Views: 2731

PostForum: iView MediaPro   Posted: Wed May 19, 2004 8:47 pm   Subject: 2.5 slow with selecting and displaying
Maybe I'm just getting more impatient with the speed of displaying the next media item in a set. It has often felt slower than I wanted in the past (version 2.0.1) and still is. But I think maybe th ...
  Topic: Backing up on CD
Jan Walker

Replies: 2
Views: 2924

PostForum: iView MediaPro   Posted: Thu May 13, 2004 9:13 pm   Subject: disk image
I've been told that the concept of "disk image" is a Mac-only thing. I tried making an HTML gallery into a disk-image (.dmg) so i could burn it more efficiently. It burned OK, worked on a Mac OK, but ...
  Topic: Scripts for communication with Filemaker?
Jan Walker

Replies: 0
Views: 2973

PostForum: AppleScript   Posted: Thu May 13, 2004 7:38 pm   Subject: Scripts for communication with Filemaker?
I have an iview catalog which has grown very quickly to ~2500 images. It was a great photo shoot. Now I really need a Filemaker database to characterize what is in the pictures and let me make compl ...
 
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