Frequently Asked Questions - filename

FAQs - filename

Sometimes, in spite of our best efforts, the rules may not be as clear as they might be. These questions may help to clarify some of the issues that have been brought to our attention in the past.

If your question is not answered in these FAQs, contact the Competitions Chair. If your answer can be found here, you may not receive a reply.

Pay attention to the category codes. These are listed in the rules. If you don't use the correct code, your cover won't be placed in the correct category.

1. Naming your file: Open your .jpg/.jpeg file and select "Save As" to save your picture with a different name.

A dialog box will open with the name your file already has. In the space where you see the name, type -- with no spaces -- the category code, a hyphen, the full title of the represented work (the book). Click "Save" and you are done! You have just saved your picture file as a copy of your original picture, just with a different name.

2. A simpler, and sometimes faster, naming method: Open your file manager. Find your picture file. Right click over the file name and select Rename. The name box will become blank and you can type in the correct new name and hit Return. Voila! Your picture file has been renamed.

Note: Your file may move in your File Manager after you rename it, since File Manager likes file names in alphabetical order.

If you have any questions, contact the Competitions Chair.