How to: Use synonym lists to modify search results

By modifying the thesaur.xml-file, Index Manager will return hits containing synonyms to the specified search words.   Say, for example, that you want to search for fast food, and want your search results to also find more specific kinds of fast food, such as pizza, hamburgers and french fries. Included with every installation of Index… Continue reading How to: Use synonym lists to modify search results

FotoWare Connect supports upload to and download from FotoWeb Archive Agent

One of the many options when setting up a server in Connect, is to set it up to use FotoWeb Archive Agent. To set it up, simply create a new server, and select FotoWeb Archive Agent when selecting which protocol to use.     When setting up the server, you have options to select which… Continue reading FotoWare Connect supports upload to and download from FotoWeb Archive Agent

FotoWare Color Factory checks whether a share is offline

In Service Release 4 of Color Factory 7, FotoWare introduced a new feature, enabling it to check whether a network share is offline. When it finds that the share is offline, the channel is temporarily stopped, allowing other channels on the server to keep running.   When a share is found to be offline, this… Continue reading FotoWare Color Factory checks whether a share is offline

FotoWare Operations Center goes “SilverLighter”

Another of the changes brought about in FotoWare 7, SR 4, is a decreasing dependency on SilverLight in Operations Center. By running less of it in SilverLight, access to OPC is a lot quicker.   When you load OPC, it will load the front page first, then load the subsequent pages. If you switch from… Continue reading FotoWare Operations Center goes “SilverLighter”

FotoWeb Desktop for iPhone

It has been an exciting few months, seeing the development of FotoWare’s app for iPhone. Launched at the Tech Days at Palma de Mallorca, it received many excited murmurs.   The app does a few things that have been asked for. First off, you an search in your FotoWeb archives, and create alerts for these… Continue reading FotoWeb Desktop for iPhone

FotoWeb: Notify administrator when a user registers to the site

One of the products I support at FotoWare is FotoWeb. I will post articles with tips and tricks in the various FotoWare applications, in addition to my usual subjects.   In order to enable automatic notifications being sent to a site administrator when a new user registers on the site, follow these steps:

FotoStation Actions: Send to Flickr

Last week, I detailed how I built a custom Metadata editor that shows me only the fields I can use for Flickr. However, that’s not the only thing I’ll be using FotoStation for.   While FotoStation is not able to talk directly to Flickr’s API, it is able to call on other applications, and so,… Continue reading FotoStation Actions: Send to Flickr