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Transferring photos?

  1. #1


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    Windows 8

    Transferring photos?


    I have Windows 8 and can't figure out how to transfer photos from Documents and from a memory card to "Picture Library." It's driving me crazy since I use photos for eBay. Thanks for any help you can give me.

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  2. #2


    Posts : 2,156
    Win7 Ult on DIY; Win8 Pro on MBP/Parallels; Win7 Ult on MBP/Boot Camp; Win7 Ult/Win8 Pro on HP


    Drag your photos from documents and from the memory card to appropriate folders in My Pictures--C: > Users > User name > My Pictures.
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  3. #3


    Harrisonburg, Va.
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    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center

    Move or Copy to


    See picture.


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  4. #4


    West Auckland
    Posts : 107
    Windows 8 Pro Pack x64


    If you don't want to move the files, you can include your current location (folder) in the pictures library; see screenshot below:

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  5. #5


    West Auckland
    Posts : 107
    Windows 8 Pro Pack x64


    Remember that the pictures library is not a folder, but a collection of any folders that are to be included in the library. The Pictures folder in your user location is included in this library be default. Any folder anywhere can be included in the pictures library.

    It's simply a way of accessing certain types of files easier.

    Personally, I hate the library system and don't use it, instead I use favourites and short cuts.

    Just remember that libraries are not a folder or storage location, but a form of short cut that unifies your files from multiple sources.
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  6. #6


    Posts : 2
    Windows 8


    Thanks to all who have posted replies. I'll work on it this weekend when I get time and let you know how it works.
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