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How to reuse a cover image on different DVD
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DVD Profiler Unlimited Registrantfizzytrater
Registered: October 23, 2020
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I'd like to re-use the same cover image across multiple DVDs. When adding a DVD series to the database, I generally want one profile per DVD, rather than using child profiles. The cover image will be the same.

Example: The Forsyte Saga has 3 disks. DVDP sees this as one entry, but I want to see three disks
»Forsyte Saga Disk 1
»Forsyte Saga Disk 2
»Forsyte Saga Disk 3

I use a retrieval system based on boxes and slots, with one box-slot per physical DVD. (I realize I can put multiple disks in one profile, each with their own box-slot pair. I prefer not to have to refer to the description to get the location, but instead put that info in the collection listing.)

I can add each DVD manually, no problem. To get the cover image, I'd like to re-use the cover image I downloaded for the first disk... but I can't figure out how to re-use that image. I end up creating a new image, then adding that image to the database. This works, but I think I'm getting a lot of duplicate image entries that are bloating up my database.

Is there a way to re-use the same cover image in multiple individual DVD profile?

Thanks in advance.

P.S. I hope I'm using the word "profile" correctly -- I mean "the set of information about one DVD in the currently-displayed DVDP database".
DVD Profiler Desktop and Mobile RegistrantStar ContributorDJ Doena
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Registered: March 14, 2007
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You cannot point multiple profiles to the same image file, that's not how this software works
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DVD Profiler Unlimited RegistrantStar Contributorscotthm
Registered: March 20, 2007
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Quoting fizzytrater:
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Is there a way to re-use the same cover image in multiple individual DVD profile?

The image file names are derrived from the profile UPC/Disc ID/Manual profile ID, so no.

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DVD Profiler Unlimited RegistrantStar Contributorgreyghost
Registered: March 13, 2007
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Highlight profile with the image you want to use, DVD - Copy, then highlight the profile you want to put the image in and DVD - Paste and select Cover Image.
DVD Profiler Unlimited Registrantfizzytrater
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Thanks, greyghost and scotthm. Taken together your responses explain why I can't do what I want to do, and also help me accomplish the underlying task much more quickly.
DVD Profiler Desktop and Mobile RegistrantBig Al
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Registered: March 18, 2007
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alternativly, go to the profile that has the picture you want. Right click on the large picture and select copy. Go to the opther profiles right click on the blank photo and select paste
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