08-04-2008, 03:48 AM
Thumbs Must Hurt
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Location: San Francisco, CA
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I discovered a little more today. I've recently upgraded to OS 4.5 so it was trying to reuse filename index numbers, but if I moved a picture out of the default folder, the new images would not reuse those index numbers.
So, it looks like (at least on 4.5, can't say about earlier releases) they do always increment the filename number, but the prior index seems to be lost upon upgrading the OS (which explains why I only occasionally ran into the problem - after OS upgrades).
I sort of solved this by taking some small low-quality pictures until the counter incremented past the highest numbered picture I had stored in my folders and then deleated all of those temporary images. Since I had only taken about 80 pictures with my phone, and most of those were in the main folder, I only had to take about 20-25 pictures (about 1 every 2-3 seconds) to get the counter incremented high enough. It would be nice if the counter was save/restored during an OS upgrade, or stored in the download folder, or manually settable...
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