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Picasa for Family History Documents

I'm a fan of Picasa , a photo editing program that's available for free download from Google, and I mostly use it for organizing, tweaking, and sharing scans of genealogical documents. A Picasa tutorial is beyond the scope of a short blog post, but I thought it would be useful for me share a list of the features I find particularly helpful with some simple directions on how to use them. ORGANIZING Select Images to Appear: You can decide which images appear in Picasa by selecting folders under "Tools" then "Folder Manager." Organize Images: Move images from folder to folder by dragging and dropping. You can also rearrange images within a folder using the same approach. Rename an Image: Click on an image to select it, then hit F2. Type the new image name in the pop-up box. Rename Multiple Images : Select multiple images (holding down Ctrl lets you do that) and then hit F2. Type an image name and the selected images will be renamed in sequential or