VMK Pal question

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  1. Vary

    Vary Mouseketeer

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    Does anyone know where and how pictures taken through VMK Pal are stored? I'm looking for a faster way to get at them than just saving them all through the photo album interface.
     
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  3. WWEDUDE

    WWEDUDE <br><font color=green>I am in a head cast</font><b

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    Check this location, I am not sure, but it would be my guess.

    C:\Program Files\VMK Pal\?

    I would guess somewhere in there it would be stored, I am not sure, because I don't use pal.
     
  4. BlueHairedMonkey

    BlueHairedMonkey Professional Cowboy, Amateur Tattoo Artist

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    C:\Documents and Settings\Kurt\Application Data\VMK Pal\Pictures


    In the above example "Kurt" is my user name.
     
  5. CelebrationNM

    CelebrationNM Guestologist

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    Nevermind, the previous poster got it.
     
  6. BlueHairedMonkey

    BlueHairedMonkey Professional Cowboy, Amateur Tattoo Artist

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    They are stored as .png files, which are images. You can view them in any photo application, or in your browser. Please see my above post for the location of the files.
     
  7. CelebrationNM

    CelebrationNM Guestologist

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    Yeah, saw your post and I learned that searching for all files won't cover things in that folder. Thanks.
     
  8. BlueHairedMonkey

    BlueHairedMonkey Professional Cowboy, Amateur Tattoo Artist

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    Well, searching for all files will actually help you in the future. After you click on All Files and Folders, click on the "More Advanced options" link. Then you can select the checkbox "Search system folders" and "Search hidden files and folders".

    Problem solved. :)

    You can thank Microsoft for trying to make things "easy" for you.
     
  9. Vary

    Vary Mouseketeer

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    Thanks, I was trying the same things as Celebration, searching for recently modified files. Didn't think to dig around in the options to make sure I wasn't skipping anything.
     
  10. CelebrationNM

    CelebrationNM Guestologist

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    And just when I thought I knew all the good tricks! (Somebody recently taught me to use that process to see which songs people are listening to when you share your iTunes on the company network; you can see recently accessed .mp3s.) It's become a pasttime of mine.

    Thanks for the insight there!
     
  11. threeboysmom

    threeboysmom Our life is what our thoughts make it

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    OK, wait....

    I don't have to go through each and every picture in my VMK Pal to save it on my computer? They are already there?

    I am so very computer illiterate. How can I find and access these on my computer?

    Sorry, Cowboy, if you've already answered this, but I need the dummy language :)
     
  12. WWEDUDE

    WWEDUDE <br><font color=green>I am in a head cast</font><b

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    You could probably just select them all then move them to "My Pictures".
     
  13. BlueHairedMonkey

    BlueHairedMonkey Professional Cowboy, Amateur Tattoo Artist

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    Yes, that Save to Computer button in VMK Pal is just plain odd since they are actually already saved somewhere.

    Here is how to find these files (I'm assuming you have Windows XP):
    1) Double Click on your "My Computer" icon on your desktop.
    2) Double Click on your "C:\" drive.
    3) From the "Tools" menu at the top of the window, select "Folder Options."
    4) Click on the "View" tab.
    5) You will see an option that says "Show hidden files and folders". Go ahead and select that.
    6) While your here, lets make your pc show even more things. Uncheck "Hide extensions for known file types."
    7) Click on the "OK" button.

    ... Now we will find the files.

    8) Double click on your "Documents and Settings" folder.
    9) Double click on your username folder. Mine says "Kurt". Unless you are Kurt, you will have something different to click on. ;)
    10) Double click on the "Application Data" folder.
    11) Double click on the "VMK Pal" folder.
    12) Double click on the "Pictures" folder.

    And Bam! There are all your pictures.

    That's as dumbed down as it gets Pinky. Let me know if you get stuck. ;)
     
  14. whs_singingrose

    whs_singingrose <font color=magenta>off in lalala land<br><font co

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    you're not alone in needing the dummy language.
     
  15. threeboysmom

    threeboysmom Our life is what our thoughts make it

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    Oh my gosh, SILVER HUGS, Cowboy! They are all there! :) Of course, I'll probably forget how to find them again :)

    Actually, I already had the "show hidden files" checked, so didn't need to change any settings...

    So guess I just need to remember to go to my C drive... click on Documents & Settings... and from there, I'll be able to remember the rest.. :teeth:

    Thank you again! Wow, that's a relief to not have to individually save each picture. I have lots :dance3:
     
  16. whs_singingrose

    whs_singingrose <font color=magenta>off in lalala land<br><font co

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    ok so is it different if I have Vista?
     
  17. BlueHairedMonkey

    BlueHairedMonkey Professional Cowboy, Amateur Tattoo Artist

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    It will be slightly different. I don't have any Vista PCs here at my office. When I get home, I'll post the method if someone hasn't beaten me to it.
     
  18. TikiIslander

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    It's very similar for Vista, but here's some modified directions (mostly borrowed from BlueHairedMonkey):

    Here is how to find these files (on Vista):
    1) Double Click on your "My Computer" icon on your desktop, or on the start menu, click "Computer."
    2) Double Click on your "C:\" drive.
    3) Click Organize, then "Folder and Search Options.
    4) Click on the "View" tab.
    5) Under Hidden Files and Folders, select "Show hidden files and folders"
    6) While your here, lets make your pc show even more things. Uncheck "Hide extensions for known file types."
    7) Click on the "OK" button.

    ... Now we will find the files.

    8) Click "Users"
    9) Double click on your username folder. Mine says "TikiIslander". Unless you are TikiIslander, you will have something different to click on.
    10) Double click on the "AppData" folder.
    11) Double click on the "Roaming" folder.
    12) Double click on the "VMK Pal" folder.
    12) Double click on the "Pictures" folder.


    And KA-POW! There are all your pictures.
     
  19. whs_singingrose

    whs_singingrose <font color=magenta>off in lalala land<br><font co

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    Woot! thanks, now I don't have to spend all my time saving those pictures that are already there. :rotfl:
     
  20. SharkMeal

    SharkMeal Do I know you?

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    OMG that's the exact same thing I wondered when I read this thread. :scared1:

    I'm not so good when it comes to computer files and extracting data from them
    and stuff like that.. :scared:

    So I guess that save to computer button in VMK Pal is just there so they
    don't have to explain to get to the file? I dunno..

    EDIT: Okay nevermind I'm completely lost at those instructions. Where the heck is my organize
    button? Where is my C drive? Where does it say anything? Lol.

    EDIT2: Okay I found my C:/ Drive, now where is the organize button? All I see is a list of files..
     
  21. MPhins13

    MPhins13 I live in the land of Confusion

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    Do you know how to do this for Vista?
    Thanks :)

    Sorry just found post above
     

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