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How to get Word 2010 to auto number blocks of photo inserts

I commonly have to upload/insert photos into word documents as a set of photos for reports, anything from 50 photos to 1,000 photos at a time, which I want to give a number reference. With Word 2003 ...
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Does taking a screenshot take less space than a taking a photo?

After watching my sister use Snapchat to take a photo and then taking a screenshot of the result instead of taking it using the built in camera app, I was wondering what possible benefits this had for ...
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How to rescue from an SD (SDHC) card that I can't reformat (possible hardware failure)

I have a transcend 16GB SDHC card and a lot of photos on it that I'd like to recover. When I plug it into the SD card reader, it takes a while for the Mac to even recognize that there's a disk ...
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Tags of other peoples names that have nothing to do with the file

I am asking this here because you are set up the way I wish all were set up. Straightforward. So, I will do the same. None of the possible questions on this site that popped up as related to mine ...
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Automatically create sub-albums from subdirectories in Dropbox (like the old Photos feature)

The old Photos folder in Dropbox automatically created albums (thumbnail browsing, etc) for all of its contents recursively. What's the best way to get this functionality now that Dropbox has ...
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Downloading photos from Facebook group pages

I'm trying to set up an easy way for folks to share photos for a reunion, then use those photos in a slideshow. Since everybody is on facebook, that would be the preferred method. There is already a ...
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Find which files are taking up space on Google Plus [migrated]

I use Google auto backup for my photos and have it set to back up at normal size, the unlimited option. Yet somehow Google is showing that I'm using 2 gigs of photo storage. Is there a way to find ...
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Changing default folder where Picasa saves laptop camera shots

While typesetting my math notes in latex, I sometimes use Picasa to make my laptop-camera take photos of hand-drawn figures. These are then included into my latex notes. However, Picasa always saves ...
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My old PC died: How can I find my “edited” photos from Picasa on an old hard drive & move them to the new PC?

A nearby lightning strike took out my motherboard and my power supply unit, but did not damage my hard drive. I have a new PC and have the old hard drive hooked up to it with a dock. I had thousands ...
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How to easily locate photo opened in Windows 8.1 Photo App

Short story Where on disk is the photo I'm looking at? tldr; My daughter is scrolling through all photo's we have using the Windows 8.1 Photo App. She has a photo maximized on screen and is ...
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Upload photos only from recursive folders into Amazon Prime Cloud Drive via Windows

Does anyone know of an intelligent way to upload only photo file types into Amazon Prime Cloud Drive from one folder recursively using Windows 8.1? Phrased another way: I have one folder with many ...
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Ultimate way to use Picasa in a home network

I've been trying a lot of approaches but still didn't find any effective solution. I want gigs of photos in a network drive (a IOMega Home Media Network Drive, plugged to my wifi router). I'd like to ...
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Deleting photos from DropBox folder shared with other students

My history teacher has shared a DropBox with all of his students. I was syncing my iPad when the imported pictures was also uploaded into the DropBox folder, and I had to manually delete them from the ...
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How can I tell if my Picasa “legacy storage plan” is going to auto renew or not?

Around 11 months ago I paid Google (via Google Wallet) $5 for a year of 20GByte photo hosting on Picasa (or maybe I mean "Picasa Web"; I don't actually use the Picasa app). I can't remember if there ...
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How to keep ink from drying out

I will not be using my HP Photosmart for 2 and a 1/2 months. Should I enclose entire printer (unplugged)in sealed plastic to prevent the ink and heads from drying out?
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What is the simplest way to send a large batch of pictures to a distant friend or colleague? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you sync photos with your family? What is the simplest way to send a large batch of pictures to a friend, colleague or to a group? I know about social sites ...
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Slideshow screensaver in Win-7 vs. XP

Since I skipped Vista, this may be an old question, I don't know. In XP, the built-in SlideShow (Photos) screensaver would randomly rotate among images not just in the directory specified in the ...
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Windows 8 - Photo app tile - Can't set picture for tile

Prior to the windows 8.1 update I was able to choose any given photo from my pictures library and set it as the tile to appear on my start screen. However, as soon as I updated my laptop, the photo I ...
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Photo Collage made out of smaller pictures [closed]

Is there an application that can take a bunch of small pictures and convert it to bigger (higher resolution) collage? Ideally it should be a native app that can run on a mac.
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After data recovery software needed [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I recover lost/inaccessible data from my storage device? I accidentally deleted all files from one of my hard drives. I have recovered most of the files, but ...
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Does mogrify copy images that fall through resize filter?

I want to run the following command: mogrify -path /somepath -resize '1600x1600>' * are Images, that don't exceed the size of 1600x1600 copied to /somepath? (I am asking, since they would fall ...
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Find and mark center point of JPG/TIF images?

Is there a way for me to easily find and mark with a dot the center point of an image/photo? I have no specific requirements for what software to do this (though I currently only have access to Gimp ...
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Looking for a good simple free/open source photo editor? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Looking for a good free image editor I need a program that can do the following: Open up an image either JPG or GIF. Resize the image (constraining proportions, and ...
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iphone 5c pictures automatically synched to my home pc computer photo gallery

my college students iphone 5c pictures are being sent to my home pc's photo gallery without the owners knowledge. Does anyone have any idea why this is happening?
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Restore Picasa people tags

I have loaded Windows 7 to my laptop. Before doing this I backed up all my pictures using the Picasa backup utility. I then ran a restore on the clean Windows 7 install. I then installed Picasa 3.5 ...
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Photo Organizer that works from many computers to one file server

I have a file server in the closet. It runs Ubuntu, and exports my photo library as NFS4 and SMB. I have children and a wife who all also want access to these photos. Right now, the archive has the ...
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Ubuntu - Automagically import and rename iPhone photos/videos

I've been using Shotwell to import my iPhone photos, however, Shotwell itself can't: 1) Auto import upon mount 2) Rename imported photos and videos After snooping around, I found Rapid Photo ...
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Macbook - Using Gimp

I created a transparency background after scissor select but I find when I use this picture on a brochure cover a box of a different CMYK to the cover is seen - its faint but when enlarged it can be ...
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Suddenly can't open photos in Mac

Yesterday I have renamed all my photos in Macbbok using adobe Bridge. But I noticed today that I can't open large numbers of jpeg files. A few are okay, and normally view-able. but others are showing ...
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Photo information in Windows Explorer

How can I see in windows explorer listing if an image is RGB, CMYK, YCbCr. I tried with all available columns, but none seems to give me that informaion. Thanks
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How to show more Exif info in Windows tooltips?

Windows file browser, explorer, shows a tooltip with some info of the file when I stop mouse pointer over the filename or preview icon. For photos the tooltip shows resolution, date+time, camera ...
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Could not complete your request because an unknown or invalid JPEG marker type is found

I previewed these photos yesterday and now today am getting this message: Could not complete your request because an unknown or invalid JPEG marker type is found. Can I recover these photos?
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When I zoom in using the Windows 7 Photo Viewer, why do I start seeing pixels?

The Photo Viewer integrated in Windows 7 is showing pixels when I zoom in pictures: I remember in Windows XP there weren't any pixels - everything was smooth. As an example, I made a screenshot of ...
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Filesystem on sd-card lost

Last time I want to bring my photos from SD-card (Sandisk Ultra SDHC 32 GB) to my computer (windows), my computer said that there is no file system on the card and I should format the card. Also my ...
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Windows 8 Wallpaper Retrieval

I have a favorite picture as my wallpaper on a Windows 8 laptop. Sadly, the original picture was destroyed. How can I retrieve it and save as a jpg for sharing with others? I have tried the ...
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Backup auto awesomed photos and videos from Google Plus/Google Photos?

I have set my Android phone to automatically upload my images to Google Photo and Dropbox for backup. In addition I routinely (once a week or so) copy all the images to my computer. I use my local ...
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Windows 7 rename files by manually dragging into place

I need to manually rename a bunch of photo files so that they make more sense in sequence (I am an artist and I need to put the reference photos in the correct order so that the model appears to be ...
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Bulk convert photos to smaller size? [closed]

I have about 500 photos - each about 5MB in size. I'd like to bulk convert them to a smaller size, suitable for email and web-hosting. Tools at my disposal - Windows 7 Powershell 2 A free tool I ...
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Software for quickly tagging photo catalogue and export to spreadsheet? [closed]

We have 3000 photos that we want to quickly flip through and tag into different categories, and export that information into a spreadsheet. The software can be very simple (I am not doing any editing, ...
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I seem to have multiple copies all over my desktop & external hard drive? [closed]

I have multiple copies of all my music and photos duplicated in all related program files, plus in my documents, which is seen in several locations on the internal hard drive & my external HD. ...
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Software to link up photos in a line to form one image

I have several (around 50) photos of multiple sections along a river, each with a metre stick in the photo for scale. I need a way to link these photos up in a single image, whilst being able to crop ...
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How to create a time lapse video from a bunch of photos?

How to create a time lapse video similar to this one with OSX: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zfcgzqgdLUY I have all the photos I just need some help creating it? Any ideas?
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Automating the scanning of graphics files for corruption

Does anyone know of a good program that can scan graphics files (particularly JPG, GIF, and PNG) for corruption? Preferably, it would be able to scan a bunch of photos automatically and have some ...
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How is it that some software knows the correct orientation of an image and other software does not?

I download some photos off Google drive and when I open them in Windows Photo Viewer some are incorrectly oriented. I opened them in Photoshop with the intent to rotate them but Photoshop already ...
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Sync photos to iTunes without erasing everything?

My iTunes is empty, I just installed it, I've always used an iPod Manager to manage my iPod How can I sync my photos without iTunes having to erase everything on my iPod since my iTunes is empty? ...
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Windows Home Server 2011 Photo Viewing Only App - No Write Acess

I currently use Windows Home Server 2011 to store photos that I have taken, and allow people to connect to my server through their laptops using Windows Explorer to view my photos. But this introduces ...
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Backup photos from Google Plus?

I'm interested in using Google Plus to backup my photos online, but I'm nervous about trusting my backup to only one location. I'd like a way to automatically download my Google+ photos from the web ...
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How to retrieve a photo from Live Tiles in Windows 8?

On the photos app of Windows 8, the live tiles scroll through and there is a picture that is not in my trash can or even in my photos. It scrolls through and I know that it's real because I can see ...
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How do I import photos from iPhoto on an old macbook?

I have an ageing macbook which contains all my photos in iPhoto. I'd like to migrate that onto a windows platform (my new laptop has Windows 8.1 but I also have a NAS running on linux which has ...
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Quality options for printing photos in MS WORD 2010 not found

Whenever i print a document with an image in MS WORD 2010 using my printer, it comes out lighter than that of the screen. It's as if the image's saturation went down by two levels. The image looks ...