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ColinMc
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Media images linked to people

Post by ColinMc » 25 Sep 2020 09:48

When a photo is added to the media tab on the property box, I often want to use the image twice, once as a link to the face, and separately the whole image.

So far I have been adding the same image twice, once as a new image, then secondly as an existing media image, then setting a frame on one of them.

This works for me, but I just wanted to check if there was a better way to achieve what I want?
Colin McDonald - Researching McDonald, McGillivray, Tait, Rountree families

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Re: Media images linked to people

Post by tatewise » 25 Sep 2020 11:04

If you really need both versions of the image to be displayed in Reports then that is the way to do it.
There is only one Media file and one Media record, so the only extra is the Link to Face frame setting.

If you don't need both versions in Reports then the full image is always viewable in the Edit Media Item window where the Link to Face frame is defined.
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Re: Media images linked to people

Post by ColinMc » 03 Oct 2020 09:42

Thanks, for confirming my thoughts. The reason for including both views is for reports sent to family members as the wider view often has much more information than just the face. They have no way to view on screen.
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