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Thank you so much John, this worked perfectly since I have my server drives
mapped in each machine. This has made everything absolutely fantasic with DIS

"John Inzer" wrote:

> Mulequi wrote:
> > I just started using Digital Imaging Studio this weekend.
> > My question is about flags and a network. My wife and I
> > use different computers in our home but access all of our
> > pictures on a file server in the garage. Previously I
> > had all the images in folders that I made myself, there
> > was pretty much no way to do anykind of automatic
> > importing from our digital camera. So what we want to do
> > now if just have all the pics in one folder and use flags
> > to sort them inside of DIS06. My question is, are the
> > flags saved in the pic file or is it apart of the DIS
> > program? It seems from what I read that it is saved in a
> > .pod file I believe.
> >
> > So that means that any changes my wife does will not be
> > reflected on my computer, and vice versa. By changes I
> > mean importing and adding flags to the imported pictures.
> > So is there anyway that DIS can work off of a networked
> > pod file, or is there another solution that would enable
> > the two computers to work off a file server?
> >
> > Thanks in adavance
> ==============================
> Some data is added to the image file
> and some data is stored in Pictures.pd3.
> You can right click an image and go to..
> Properties / Summary / Advanced...to
> see the included data.
> You are correct that each user has their
> own Pictures.pd3 database. It should
> be found at:
> C:Documents and Settings
> Local SettingsApplication DataMicrosoft
> PODPictures.pd3
> Maybe the following info will offer some ideas:
> Sharing Digital Image Suite
> 2006 Database between users
> http://tinyurl.com/b8fda
> The method in the article is for multiple
> users on a single machine. Maybe you can
> adapt it to your network.
> The library is designed for each user to have
> a separate .pd3 file. Issues may develop if
> both users access and edit the shared file at
> the same time.
> --
> John Inzer
> MS Picture It! MVP
> Digital Image
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