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Windows 7: Move, but keep both files

09 Aug 2013   #1
Peplow530

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 
Move, but keep both files

I am starting a collection of jpegs from the internet. I am a tattoo artist and collect reference of all types.

My method of saving the images is dragging and dropping on to an external drive. Sometimes multiple files are named the same, and trying to put them in the same folder I get 2 options:
-Copy and Replace (which deletes one of the pics)
-or Don't Copy (which doesn't do anything)

Is there a way to add a third option?
-Copy but Keep Both Files

I am running Windows 7 x64 on a Gateway.

Thanks, first time poster


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09 Aug 2013   #2
Cato

 

If you use Chrome, when you right click on a .jpg and select save to a certain location it will automatically rename the file even if you've just saved one with the same name.

As an example: if you're going to save a file named tattoo.jpg, Chrome will save the next one with the name tattoo(1).jpg.

I've always used the "Save image as..." feature in Chrome rather than dragging and dropping. In fact, I don't drag and drop anything because too often I drop it in the wrong place.

Hope this helps.
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11 Aug 2013   #3
Peplow530

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Is there any way to do it using FireFox? I like FireFox because of the "right click" view image option.
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11 Aug 2013   #4
Ztruker

Windows 10 Pro X64
 
 

Ask in the Firefox Forum. There may be an Add-on to do this.
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