Tag: #media

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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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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Depopulate but keep Customs, Places, Sources #database #places #placedetails #sourcetemplates #sources #facttypes #custom #media #roles

This script deprecated in favour of Database – Copy Master Lists to Shell (2014-10-13). Makes an empty Master from current database, preserving custom fact types and source templates, Places, Master Sources and associated Repositories and Addresses, and Place/Source Media. Written for RM4 with instructions to edit for RM5. CustomDatabaseShell.sql There are two ways to do…

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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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