> Hello Everyone,
>
> Please Help Me! I am perplexed & hungry for ideas. I have thousands of
> 3x5 inch
> index cards, all hand written cards. And I have learned how to use
> GIMP to scan
> 4 cards at a time, crop, guillotine the 4 cards to make 4 seperate
> .JPG files,
> and then import to my PC (XP).
>
> The cards will (I guess) be numbered like 001.jpg, 002.jpg like that.
> BUT this
> current batch of cards are basically just "things to do" index cards,
> so I will
> likely have 3 folders labeled by priority 1, 2, 3....And inside these
> folders
> are all my .JPG files depending on the priority of each "things to do"
> card.
>
> And all these thousands of cards will be dragged and dropped or
> otherwise be
> constantly moved and/or deleted by me constantly from folder to
> folder, keep in
> mind each of these .JPG files is labeled/numbered.
>
> So when I move them from one folder to another, there is
> labeling/numbering
> conflicts, and the order and positioning will be lost.
>
> What I was hoping for was some sort of a program/file manager whereby
> I can
> treat the ".JPG Files" more like tiles or desktop icons, once moved
> they are
> just there and do not move unless I move them and they do not get
> automatically
> moved by my PC based on "file name/number", yet still be able to move
> and/or
> delete them from folder to folder without conflict.
>
> I really need some "thinking outside of the box" options/ideas. Any
> alternative
> file & folder experts out there? Any file management/organizing
> programs out
> there? Please Help!



Use a program like shotwell and tag each file with its file name. Then
no matter where it is you can retrieve it from the tag.

The tag might also be useful for further identification of the cards


-- 
Owen

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