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More than one main mineral in same photo...

Posted by Edgars Endzelins  
Edgars Endzelins June 09, 2011 03:29PM
Recently I started to upload mineral photos and faced the situation that there are two or more different minerals with equal significance (pretty hard to decide which one to list as the first one) and also some less significant minerals in same specimen, however this photo can be listed only in one galery (depending on mineral which is listed first). Would not it be quite useful if there is possibility to seperately specify more than one main mineral in which galeries photo will be listed and other less significant minerals in which galeries photo will not be listed? Also I don’t understand why mineral varieties can not be listed in species galery...

Best regards,
David Von Bargen June 09, 2011 03:48PM
"Also I don’t understand why mineral varieties can not be listed in species gallery... " They should be. An example? (There is a difference between varieties, which can be listed and synonyms which cannot.)
Modris Baum June 09, 2011 08:02PM

Šī ir veca lieta. Nedomāju ka drīz tiks izlabota jo viņiem ir daudz darbs bet maz strādnieku.

Pēc manām domām ir vieglāk ņemt photos no diviem virzieniem un likt vienu kā “A” un otru kā “B”. Varbūt paigaidīt pāris dienas starplaikā lai apmierinātu “duplicate photos” policiju. (Tāpec rakstu arī Latviski! Bet man liekas ka šinī gadijumā neviens neuztrauksies.)


Edited 2 time(s). Last edit at 06/11/2011 03:39PM by Modris Baum.
Uwe Kolitsch June 19, 2011 05:53PM
This was previously discussed in the Management. The programming of this would be fairly difficult.
The current best option is to provide, in the caption of the first mineral/photo a link to the other mineral/photo (e.g., It's a bit cumbersome, but it works.

Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 06/19/2011 05:54PM by Uwe Kolitsch.
Steve Sorrell January 01, 2012 12:36AM
If it's important enough to have two species listed in their respective galleries (which in some cases it probably is), why not take two photos of the specimen and list the species in a different order on each?

Ralph Bottrill January 01, 2012 07:01AM
Steve, agreed, but as Uwe suggests, its desirable to link two or more photos of the same specimen somehow.


Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 01/01/2012 07:06AM by Ralph Bottrill.
Jolyon & Katya Ralph January 01, 2012 10:42AM
Two photos of the same specimen can be linked and have different primary minerals!
Steve Sorrell January 01, 2012 11:36AM
That was why I suggested it...I thought it would be a viable workaround.

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