Export Media For Desktop
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|This mod only applies to TNG v10 and up.||
|Export Media For Desktop|
|Summary||Changes the export as value for the TNG Media Collections|
|Validation||Not Applicable for TNG Admin apps|
|Mod Updated||27 Mar 2015|
|Download link||for RootsMagic
|Download stats||View download statistics|
|Homepage||Export Media For Desktop (This page)|
|Mod Support||TNG Community Forums|
|Contact Developer||Ken Roy|
|Latest Mod||10.0.0.0 for TNG V10.0.0 and up|
|Min TNG V||10.0.0|
|Max TNG V||11+|
This modification changes the export as option for the TNG Media Collections for
The RootsMagic mod is a sample mod that can be used to create similar mods for other desktop genealogy programs who only recognize certain media types. Since RootsMagic only recognizes _TYPE PHOTO, the mod changed the export as value to PHOTO for the above three TNG Media Collections.
This mod was developed by Ken Roy.
|v10.0.0.0||27 March 2015||initial release|
- a working TNG installation
- an installed current version of the Mod Manager
- a backup of the mediatypes.php file
- Download the appropriate mod for your TNG version and desktop genealogy program from the download links in the status area in the upper right.
- Extract the appropriate zip file to your TNG mods folder.
- Follow the normal automated installation for Mod Manager, as shown in the example Mod Manager - Installing Config Files to install the appropriate mod for your desktop genealogy program.
TNG user sites using this mod
If you download and install this mod, please add your TNG site to the table below:
|Our Roy and Boucher Family||Ken Roy||I use this TNG mod to export TNG media for RootsMagic||10.0.0.0||11.0.0||EN, FR|
|Hans and Hennes Families||Roar Dahle||10.0.0.0||11.0.0|
|OurLife Family History - McMullen Clan||Sean Thompson||10.0.0.0||11.0.0||EN|
|The Kalt and Sperber Families||Morse Kalt||Not a public site||10.0.0.0||11.1.1||EN|
- Media - Collections
- External Link Collection
- Media - Add New - Collection
- Media - Add New - Collection (Military Ribbons example)
- Getting Media into TNG - A summary of the various techniques.
- Add New Media - Linked to Person or Family - For Editors as well as Administrators
- Media - Add New - Import one multimedia file into TNG. Then link its new Media record to other objects.
- Histories - Creating - Create a new TNG Media record without importing a multimedia file into TNG.
- Media - Import - Import files that are already on the server, but not already defined as Media records.
- Media - Upload - Upload several media files, import them into TNG, and link them (individually or collectively) to other objects.
- Import Media Using GEDCOM - Upload new media files that are referenced inside of a uploaded GEDCOM file.
Other Useful Articles
- Batch updates of IPTC tags using IrfanView
- Folios on how to handle multi-page documents as if it were a single TNG media object
- Folios - Examples
- Media Functions on how to hook videos into TNG
- Preserving Digital Photos