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Print File Name As Caption
« on: August 01, 2016, 04:44:33 PM »
I am using Photo Mechanic 5.0 on a Mac with OS X 10.11.6. How do I print the file name as a caption or is there another way to print the file name?

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Re: Print File Name As Caption
« Reply #1 on: August 01, 2016, 05:56:23 PM »
I am using Photo Mechanic 5.0 on a Mac with OS X 10.11.6. How do I print the file name as a caption or is there another way to print the file name?

Use the {filename} variable.

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Re: Print File Name As Caption
« Reply #2 on: August 01, 2016, 11:19:49 PM »
Or, to get the name without suffix: {filenamebase}
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Re: Print File Name As Caption
« Reply #3 on: August 02, 2016, 10:41:23 PM »
Where do I put the variable in? It is on the preferences?

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Re: Print File Name As Caption
« Reply #4 on: August 02, 2016, 10:45:27 PM »
Where do I put the variable in? It is on the preferences?

Perhaps you could explain in greater detail what feature of Photo Mechanic you're trying to use?  Generally, wherever there is a text field, you can enter a variable to extract metadata for an image.  So for instance if you are trying to print a page of thumbnails to your printer via Photo Mechanic's Print command then you'd enter {filename} (to show the whole filename including its extension) or {filenamebase} (to show only the base name with the extension removed) as the "Thumbnail title".

http://wiki.camerabits.com/en/index.php?title=User_Manual_Flat_View#Printing_Contact_Sheets

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Re: Print File Name As Caption
« Reply #5 on: August 04, 2016, 02:52:46 AM »
I am trying to print a contact sheet, one picture per page, and have the file name print on the bottom or top of the page.

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Re: Print File Name As Caption
« Reply #6 on: August 04, 2016, 08:23:02 AM »
I am trying to print a contact sheet, one picture per page, and have the file name print on the bottom or top of the page.

http://wiki.camerabits.com/en/index.php?title=User_Manual_Flat_View#Printing_Proof_Sheets

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Re: Print File Name As Caption
« Reply #7 on: August 10, 2016, 04:51:14 PM »
How can I reduce a photo to get it to fit on a page?

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Re: Print File Name As Caption
« Reply #8 on: August 10, 2016, 05:40:25 PM »
How can I reduce a photo to get it to fit on a page?

That should happen automatically in PM.  You're getting printer output from PM that is spanning multiple pages?  Can I see your Print Proofs settings?  Use the 'Attachments and other options' link when you're composing your reply to this message and there you'll be able to upload your JPEG format screenshot.

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