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Changing the names on quilt pdf files?

Old 01-18-2019, 08:56 AM
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I'm doing Moda Blockheads quilt 2018. I make a folder for the quilt and download the .pdfs. The patterns are numbered and named. I save by putting BH2 (27) and the name.
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Old 01-18-2019, 09:23 AM
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Glad that I am not the only on doing this. I love to paperpiece too, so i change them to, for example..........................pp-CarolDoak-night star
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Old 01-18-2019, 09:36 AM
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This was brought up on a Facebook quilt group. So many said it was unethical to change the pdf name to save on a personal computer because it took away from the designer. Really. One guess whose fan based that is. Of course I had to post a response to it. LOL
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Old 01-18-2019, 09:48 AM
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Yes, I change the name and put them in a separate library in iBooks.
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Old 01-18-2019, 01:52 PM
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Originally Posted by SuziSew View Post
I change mine frequently too. Being a bit OCD...for BOM's rather than put the month as the name I use numbers so they will be in order. I also number by "01, 02, 03" etc so when you get the 10th block it keeps them in sequence.
My solution, as well.
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Old 01-18-2019, 03:45 PM
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Another name changer here too. I sort them so they are in alpha order or by number sequence.
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Old 01-19-2019, 07:11 AM
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I'm with Dunster; I too change the names of pdf's and sometimes run them off; but I have probably wasted more paper and ink on things I too will never get around to making. Just not enough time and these people just keep coming up with patterns I just 'have' to make - sometime.
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Old 01-19-2019, 07:54 AM
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I remember when everyone respected the traditional pattern names. Now, it, seems, that folks use any old name that suits their fancy. I can't keep with all these "modern" changes. (Can you tell that I am old?)
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Old 01-19-2019, 04:48 PM
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I always rename mine so I can keep each block and BOM together.
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