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  Topic: slowness viewing RAW files with iView/EM, your thoughts?
Peter Long

Replies: 4
Views: 11191

PostForum: iView MediaPro   Posted: Wed Sep 10, 2008 12:32 am   Subject: slowness viewing RAW files with iView/EM, your thoughts?
I also use DNG and see no speed issues vs JPGs.
  Topic: iView MediaPro, Microsoft Expression Media Customer Survey
Peter Long

Replies: 0
Views: 2911

PostForum: iView MediaPro   Posted: Sat Mar 15, 2008 7:36 am   Subject: iView MediaPro, Microsoft Expression Media Customer Survey


has a customer survey. Bit late, but maybe they want opinions.

Peter[/code]
  Topic: what’s up - 2 years later
Peter Long

Replies: 39
Views: 20992

PostForum: iView MediaPro   Posted: Sat Mar 08, 2008 5:54 am   Subject: what’s up - 2 years later
roberte.

I've only briefly looked at the new keyword scheme and when it didn't automatically start with at least using my keywords, I did a quick trial to see how they worked and though that I'd wa ...
  Topic: what’s up - 2 years later
Peter Long

Replies: 39
Views: 20992

PostForum: iView MediaPro   Posted: Thu Mar 06, 2008 11:50 pm   Subject: what’s up - 2 years later
I got to the beta thru their forums and was able to download the beta using safari on tiger.

I've just made a brief tour to see what I could see as changed. The help stuff at one place showed the i ...
  Topic: what’s up - 2 years later
Peter Long

Replies: 39
Views: 20992

PostForum: iView MediaPro   Posted: Wed Mar 05, 2008 6:02 am   Subject: what’s up - 2 years later
As someone who participated in many beta versions of iview, I'm a little sad a seeing one go without me!

I went to the expression site but was scared off by all the silverlight stuff. Then I found ...
  Topic: How to multi-select list/thumbnail items?
Peter Long

Replies: 1
Views: 2278

PostForum: iView MediaPro   Posted: Mon Mar 03, 2008 11:35 pm   Subject: How to multi-select list/thumbnail items?
i use a mix of shift click and control click. The trick is not to be too ambitious because the number of times I've selected a large number of items and missed clicking and loosing them all!!

I'd a ...
  Topic: M e m o r y - a new HTML template!
Peter Long

Replies: 1
Views: 5090

PostForum: HTML galleries   Posted: Sat Mar 01, 2008 11:26 am   Subject: Has anyone got this
This site has bad links. A note to the author brought no results. Has anyone got this template, and does it work in iview 3?

peter
  Topic: looking for a script
Peter Long

Replies: 0
Views: 3666

PostForum: AppleScript   Posted: Wed Feb 20, 2008 3:49 am   Subject: looking for a script
This is to trying out a mosaic making program.

The program would like a folder of files as input. I need a script that takes every selected picture in iView and makes an Alias and then puts the ali ...
  Topic: Catalog Sets - Lost
Peter Long

Replies: 5
Views: 3436

PostForum: iView MediaPro   Posted: Sat Feb 09, 2008 7:28 am   Subject: watch out for sequencing
Remember that syncing does not keep all the info of a catalog set. When you think about it, it can't. So restoring by rebuilding annotations will get the contents of the catalog set, but the order wil ...
  Topic: purge unused keywords , can i do?
Peter Long

Replies: 8
Views: 7639

PostForum: iView MediaPro   Posted: Tue Jan 22, 2008 7:36 am   Subject: purge unused keywords , can i do?
command click on the black arrow. this is true for most of the fields.

peter
  Topic: Expression Media SP1
Peter Long

Replies: 12
Views: 6658

PostForum: iView MediaPro   Posted: Thu Sep 13, 2007 5:01 am   Subject: a little off topic but
How come on such a small program they can't just give a new version? Automation gets carried too far I think.

Anyone willing to go first? I've too much vested time in too fragile an environment to ...
  Topic: How to Strip Keywords Before Importing?
Peter Long

Replies: 8
Views: 3683

PostForum: iView MediaPro   Posted: Mon Sep 03, 2007 6:22 pm   Subject: How to Strip Keywords Before Importing?
roberte,

Yes, you're right. Here's an off-topic reply!!

I didn't think of this cause I seldom sync back. I rely on catalogs to store info. In a typical cataloging session I'm all over the place ...
  Topic: How to Strip Keywords Before Importing?
Peter Long

Replies: 8
Views: 3683

PostForum: iView MediaPro   Posted: Sat Sep 01, 2007 6:49 am   Subject: How to Strip Keywords Before Importing?
you don't have to sync back, just select the humbnails and drag into your real catalog, or save the temp and import it.

peter
  Topic: RE: Expression Media
Peter Long

Replies: 15
Views: 7676

PostForum: iView MediaPro   Posted: Mon Jul 30, 2007 4:52 am   Subject: my 2 cents
As a long-time user I'm very nervous.

I did try EM and it worked same as iview...but then it ate a catalog! I've copious info in catalog sets which doesn't sync with pictures. So it took days of i ...
  Topic: Context Menu / Catalog Sets
Peter Long

Replies: 5
Views: 2528

PostForum: iView MediaPro   Posted: Mon Jan 15, 2007 9:51 am   Subject: Context Menu / Catalog Sets
I also fought really hard to get them to put that back but no luck. They just didn't understand why I'd want it!!!

peter
  Topic: How to do a cross-filter ?
Peter Long

Replies: 5
Views: 2836

PostForum: iView MediaPro   Posted: Fri Dec 22, 2006 6:43 pm   Subject: How to do a cross-filter ?
green click one dot.

select next categories (but don't green dot them), control click, select items, and then show selected to get the intersection.

Note I often green click then select all ite ...
  Topic: spam
Peter Long

Replies: 20
Views: 7119

PostForum: iView MediaPro   Posted: Sun Dec 17, 2006 8:52 pm   Subject: spam
perhaps a few more regulars with spam-killing permission? Of course not me as I'd want to kill some of the normal my-OS-is-better-than-your-OS stuff too!!

peter
  Topic: spam
Peter Long

Replies: 20
Views: 7119

PostForum: iView MediaPro   Posted: Sun Dec 17, 2006 8:23 pm   Subject: spam
John

Not having a "go" at moderator. i was just curious as it seems a more recent phenomen on the board. Somedays it just seems there's mostly junk!

peter
  Topic: spam
Peter Long

Replies: 20
Views: 7119

PostForum: iView MediaPro   Posted: Sun Dec 17, 2006 6:40 pm   Subject: spam
my perception is that this board has a lot of spam recently, possibly since it's acquisition by MS and the attendant publicity. I'm curious whether someone with moderator status could just delete the ...
  Topic: Hide Pics Assigned to Categories and Subsets
Peter Long

Replies: 11
Views: 5029

PostForum: iView MediaPro   Posted: Sat Dec 16, 2006 12:11 am   Subject: Hide Pics Assigned to Categories and Subsets
not to belabor the point but...

first select all, then highlight the catalog sets that you want to hide....
and control click on the highlighted sets...
and select the media items....
Then H ...
  Topic: Dating undated images in MediaPro
Peter Long

Replies: 13
Views: 4394

PostForum: iView MediaPro   Posted: Sun Dec 10, 2006 6:07 am   Subject: Dating undated images in MediaPro
i know about list view but i like the simplicity (and normality) of using the sort command. Never figured out why all fields are not addressable in each use/view.

peter
  Topic: Dating undated images in MediaPro
Peter Long

Replies: 13
Views: 4394

PostForum: iView MediaPro   Posted: Sat Dec 09, 2006 8:21 pm   Subject: Dating undated images in MediaPro
John. Of course that's a/the solution. I'd tried this the other day and the field didn't show up in sort. However, I just tried again and it works fine. Who knows. It may have been the result of movin ...
  Topic: Dating undated images in MediaPro
Peter Long

Replies: 13
Views: 4394

PostForum: iView MediaPro   Posted: Sat Dec 09, 2006 8:09 pm   Subject: adding to date complexity
An aspect i have with many scanned family photos is the need to date photos with text: "1938, summer", "early 1900s", " 1980s". I use this to generally get photos into a ...
  Topic: Problems with Iview 3.1.2
Peter Long

Replies: 10
Views: 4052

PostForum: iView MediaPro   Posted: Mon Oct 16, 2006 3:32 am   Subject: Problems with Iview 3.1.2
"I don't think this is an option when you have many catalogs with thousands of files. Thanks for your help anyway."

I just rebuilt one of my catalogs to lower its size. Went from 1.2 to . ...
  Topic: How do you move folders?
Peter Long

Replies: 21
Views: 7375

PostForum: iView MediaPro   Posted: Wed Oct 11, 2006 10:41 pm   Subject: How do you move folders?
David

The wonderful thing of looking over other's shoulders in a forum is you get to see other ways of doing things. Sometimes much better, sometimes just different.

your example. I would put ...
  Topic: How do you move folders?
Peter Long

Replies: 21
Views: 7375

PostForum: iView MediaPro   Posted: Wed Oct 11, 2006 7:32 pm   Subject: catalog sets
David

I'm not sure what you mean by dumb catalog sets? For me, I think of a catalog set as an electronic slide carousel, using pointers to the actual photo.

I see a catalog set as the ability to ...
  Topic: 3.1.2 Crashes When Searching Across Multiple Catalog Files
Peter Long

Replies: 6
Views: 3453

PostForum: iView MediaPro   Posted: Wed Oct 11, 2006 4:51 pm   Subject: 3.1.2 Crashes When Searching Across Multiple Catalog Files
This is an example of what I see is a big need for an "Integrity/repair" utility.

peter
  Topic: 3.1.2 Crashes When Searching Across Multiple Catalog Files
Peter Long

Replies: 6
Views: 3453

PostForum: iView MediaPro   Posted: Wed Oct 11, 2006 9:28 am   Subject: 3.1.2 Crashes When Searching Across Multiple Catalog Files
I searched across 3 databases, ~50000 records and 2600 matches. very slow, but worked. Quad G5, 4GB, 10.4.8, 3.1.2.

peter
  Topic: Aperture 1.5 - the iView killer?
Peter Long

Replies: 13
Views: 7355

PostForum: iView MediaPro   Posted: Wed Oct 04, 2006 6:07 pm   Subject: Aperture 1.5 - the iView killer?
Haven't used Apple or Adobe's yet, but have used iview! We're still in the early days of photo databases. The problem of being a leader is that it's hard to break the mold.

A major concept needing ...
  Topic: Opening multiple RAW files
Peter Long

Replies: 2
Views: 1440

PostForum: iView MediaPro   Posted: Thu Sep 28, 2006 2:15 am   Subject: Opening multiple RAW files
I've done 70-80 at a time.

peter

(G5 quad OS X)
  Topic: Copying Catalog Sets between catalogs
Peter Long

Replies: 7
Views: 2865

PostForum: iView MediaPro   Posted: Tue Sep 26, 2006 7:12 pm   Subject: Copying Catalog Sets between catalogs
Catalog sets are multi dimensional in my thinking. There is the order of the sets and any subsets in the organize panel. Then there is the membership of an item to a set(s). Then, perhaps most importa ...
  Topic: Copying Catalog Sets between catalogs
Peter Long

Replies: 7
Views: 2865

PostForum: iView MediaPro   Posted: Tue Sep 26, 2006 6:27 pm   Subject: sequence
Note that while information about membership in a set can be sync'ed to an item, the sequence of the item in the set is not.

I addressed this by scripting back in 2004/5, but can't see any of my po ...
  Topic: Single keyword view?!
Peter Long

Replies: 23
Views: 8529

PostForum: iView MediaPro   Posted: Sat Aug 26, 2006 6:41 pm   Subject: Single keyword view?!
Kasper,

I explained my solution at http://forum.iview-multimedia.com/viewtopic.php?p=16849#16849

A cludgy workaround, but it does work (on a Mac.)

peter
  Topic: Workflow issues
Peter Long

Replies: 5
Views: 2003

PostForum: iView MediaPro   Posted: Fri Aug 25, 2006 5:53 pm   Subject: Workflow issues
adding items to a set. I use label colours as a temporary concept. Red tells me to delete, then maybe blue to add to set, green to look at for other reasons (like has things i want to keyword)

Stab ...
  Topic: They've GOT to improve iView's GUI!
Peter Long

Replies: 7
Views: 4371

PostForum: iView MediaPro   Posted: Mon Aug 14, 2006 7:29 pm   Subject: They've GOT to improve iView's GUI!
in list view, show annotate and sort

peter
  Topic: They've GOT to improve iView's GUI!
Peter Long

Replies: 7
Views: 4371

PostForum: iView MediaPro   Posted: Mon Aug 14, 2006 5:31 pm   Subject: They've GOT to improve iView's GUI!
I can edit place names in organize view, latest iview, OS X

peter
  Topic: Unexpected crashes
Peter Long

Replies: 7
Views: 2533

PostForum: iView MediaPro   Posted: Sat Jul 29, 2006 10:16 am   Subject: could be a bad file
I've recently had a lot of crashing that usually is a bad database entry. Once I pin down the bad record I try to delete. This can work but sometimes I've even had the file crash iview immediately on ...
  Topic: People
Peter Long

Replies: 4
Views: 2441

PostForum: iView MediaPro   Posted: Fri May 19, 2006 6:52 am   Subject: applescript to count people
run a script that counts the number of people assigned to a photo. Then just look in the pictures with only 1 person assigned. I use this when assigning names to quickly look for photos where I've mis ...
  Topic: Moving Catalog Sets
Peter Long

Replies: 5
Views: 2875

PostForum: iView MediaPro   Posted: Wed May 17, 2006 7:11 pm   Subject: applescript
The thing about sets is that they contain two pieces of data: the set a particular file is part of, and its sequence within that set. I don't believe that the sequence is part of syncing.

I don't t ...
  Topic: HTML Gallery creation speed
Peter Long

Replies: 11
Views: 5013

PostForum: iView MediaPro   Posted: Tue Apr 04, 2006 4:25 am   Subject: HTML Gallery creation speed
g5 quad 4 gb memory, this iview catalog 23500 items. OS X 10.4.6 and settings as you had (best quality, and no watermark)
 
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