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17 Jul, 2014

Did you know you can change your file names?

By | 2016-12-01T16:37:40+00:00 July 17th, 2014|Tips & Tricks|2 Comments

This is one of those hidden gems in Gallery Server Pro that is not widely known but can be really handy. You can modify the underlying file name of any media object through the gallery UI. You already know you can edit several attributes of your media assets in the right pane. The common ones are title, caption, and tags, but any property can be editable. In a default gallery, the file name is visible and read only: To make the file name editable, go to the Metadata page in the site admin area. Find the row for the FileName property and check the box to make it editable. Note that there is a quirk in the jQuery grid widget that requires you to tab *out* of the cell before saving, so be sure it has the green check mark when you save. That’s it. Notice you can now edit [...]