a quick check-in here, I use a similar system that has worked well
for me for several years:
year - sequential numbered project, this would be the first project
assigned in '08, then a brief identifier.
On Aug 20, 2008, at 5:59 PM, Britt Griswold wrote:
> I give each assignment a number Year+sequential number. So I am
> using 081230 for my next project. If that were the last project of
> the year, my first project next year would be 091231.
> If you wanted you could add a month in as well: 08081230
> I then add a description to the project folder name and some
> alternate description text to various files in the project:
> __ 08081230_AquariusSpacecraft
> __ 08081230_Aquarius3Dmodels
> __ Textures
> __ Aquarius SourceMaterial
> __ Aquarius Renders
> When you archive this material in something like Portfolio 8 the
> file names can be used as search info. Probably works in Adobe
> Bridge as well.
> If you are doing large amounts of Photos, you need to institute
> keyword tagging and be methodical about adding them in some sort of
> visual database. Or set up a series of nested folders with folder
> names as keywords these words are added to the keyword lists.
> Kalliopi Monoyios wrote:
>> Hey all - anyone have a great way to file and keep track of their
>> images? Numbering systems that work... dewey decimals... anything?
>> I need some serious file management help.
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