From Dwayne Wright PMP
Certified FileMaker Developer
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Imported into FileMaker directly from my digital camera, Bogie the wonder dog!
Digital Picture Imports is a feature limited to only Macintosh users, where FileMaker can import images directly from a digital source like a camera or memory card. I have to say that I’ve never tried using this feature until I came across this term in my FileMaker Term Of The Day to do list. As I was writing up the term, I thought I’d give it a spin with some pictures I had taken this morning while my dog was taking me for a morning walk. I have to admit that I was quite taken with the process and thought I’d do a quick blog post about it.
I have to say, I don’t think I can do a better job of explaining the process than what can be found in the online help area for FileMaker. I did a search for “import picture” and came up with a help title of “Importing photos from a digital camera or other device (Mac OS)". I can, however, supply some pictures of the process, that do not come with the online help article.
Here you can see the import dialog box and the import has a lot of options that I wasn’t even prepared to deal with like DPI, Shutter Speed and Exposure Time. So I simply chose to import the pictures into my available container field.