Category: Media

Operations on Media, esp the MultimediaTable and MediaLInkTable

TreeShare – Rename Cryptic Filenames for Citation Media #TreeShare #media #citations #batch

TreeShare downloads Ancestry media for citations with cryptic file names that mean nothing to humans. This set of scripts and batch or command-line operations prepends to the media filenames the name of one of the persons to whom the citation applies, their BirthYear-DeathYear and the name of the source cited, separated from the cryptic name…

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Removing media from one person

I attached the 1920 Census to the people displayed in the window below: I want to remove the media from Sophia only.and leave the media attached to the remaining people. Actual Results: I have Sophia’s record open, selected the media column for the fact, highlighted Sophia and pressed the Remove media button. It removes the…

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Media Users List Query #media

Introduction RootsMagic 4 falls short in handling media in several ways. One serious one is its inability to report fully all the ‘owners’ of the media, i.e., its terminology to describe what person, couple, event, source, citation, place or place detail to which a media item is attached, in sufficient detail that the attachment can…

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Media Type Reset #media #update

Users can mistakenly add image files to the Media Gallery with the wrong MediaType which prevents the images from being used in reports. MediaType is normally set by user selection in the Add Media Item dialog and cannot be changed from within RootsMagic 6.0.0.2 and earlier. Within RM the only option is to add the…

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Media – Delete Unused #media #delete

Deletes records from MultiMediaTable untagged by any Person, Family, Fact, Place, Source or Citation. Was formerly included in Delete Phantoms. MediaDeleteUnused.sql — MediaDeleteUnused.sql /* 2013-01-21 Tom Holden ve3meo   Deletes records from MultiMediaTable untagged by any Person, Family, Fact, Place, Source or Citation.   Extracted from DeletePhantoms.sql */ DELETE FROM MultimediaTable WHERE MediaID NOT IN…

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