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Categorising media

Categorising media

Posted: 1349703018000
Classification: Query
Just beginning to feel that I've missed something.

I've had FTM 2012 on my laptop since last November, and up until recently when adding media items such as Census scans or Registration indices, I had been clicking the correct category for the media on the pop up that asks if you are linking to the media where it is on the PC or copy the media to the tree media folder (I always have done the latter since I started with FTM2008)

I made the mistake of clicking the "do this every time" radio button, thinking that for the last 4 years I have only ever copied the media to the tree media folder, but now it doesn't give me the chance to categorise the media. I then have to remember to go to the Media Details and categorise from there, which is more inconvenient than having to click the pop up.

Does anyone know how to undo this change? I've looked in the options but can't find anything, any help would be great!



Re: Categorising media

Posted: 1349707164000
Classification: Query
See if this works:

Main Menu > Tools > Options > Warnings

Look at the "Copy media" warning option


Copy file to media folder
Do not copy files
Prompt me

Is somethig other than "prompt me" chosen? If so, change it to "prompt me".

I'm not 100% sure this option controls that screen, but it looks like it might.

Re: Categorising media

Posted: 1349708227000
Classification: Query
Yep, that's done it!

Thanks silverfox for your help. I did look in that screen, but obviously not hard enough ;-)
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