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Windows 7: Picture Library Problem


18 May 2011   #1
DG8

windows 7 ultimate 32 bit
 
 
Picture Library Problem

I somehow managed to put a wrong date on two folders in my picture lidrary. I would like to remove the photos in the two folders into a folder of the right date and delete the empty folder, or can someone tell me how to change the wrong date on the two folders.
I have included an attachment of the two wronge dated folders.



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18 May 2011   #2

win7 home premium-64bit-SP1-IE9RTM
 
 

Can't you Right-Click the folder and Rename-it?
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18 May 2011   #3

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

try right clicking the pics in the library.
in the context menu select open folder location, in the window that opens the folder will be there and then you should be able to change the date from there ,this will then show up in the library
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18 May 2011   #4

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I think that is "arrange by Month". If that is the case you will need to change the date taken tag for each image.
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18 May 2011   #5

win7 home premium-64bit-SP1-IE9RTM
 
 

Hello guys
WE are not in 2012 yet (as per the attached thumbnails); all he have to do is renaming the folders.
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18 May 2011   #6
DG8

windows 7 ultimate 32 bit
 
 

Thanks to John 47, Kedo897 and DoohDah for helping me. the issue is now resolved thanks to all three for puting in you time and suggestions to try and help a stranger. Cheers
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18 May 2011   #7

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You are welcome DG8. It would be useful if you told us what the solution was in case anyone else has it.
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18 May 2011   #8
DG8

windows 7 ultimate 32 bit
 
 

Sorry Kado897 - I thought I had but clearly not, so I will attempt to try and explain what I did.

I opened each file independently, selected all photos by right clicking and holding down the shift key, Clicked on delete, then opened the correct folder I wanted the photos in and pasted.

When I went back to folders to do the same to the other folder - the first folder which I had just done was now no longer visible and all the photos from it were saved in correct folder. I hope this makes sense, but it worked for me.
Sorry for my stupid mistake and thanks again.
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19 May 2011   #9

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No problem DG8. Thanks for the reply.
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