Before upgrading from 1.0 to 2.0, each time I would add a media object to a source/event/fact it would always duplicate the object creating one for whatever I had attached it to, plus a media object. Does anyone happen to know an easy way of cleaning up the "duplicates" of these objects?
Here’s what would happen.
I’ll use the burial fact for an example. I’d create the burial, add the pertinent details, go to the media section to add a photo of the headstone. If I did all of this prior to first saving the burial details, once I add the media it would erase everything I had first input.
I’d have to add the details, then save. Then go back into the burial fact, create the new media connected to it. Each time I wanted to do this it never had the individual listed so I would have to select them. After that, I would save/upload the media. It would take me back to the burial fact but wouldn't add the media, I would then have to locate what I had just uploaded and save.
After this, if I didn’t go into the Media tab to clean up the duplicate I would have two of the same photos, one linked to the burial and the other just a Media Object linked to the individual.
Also, when adding media like this I would know that it would refresh the info, so I would always do the later by inputting the data, save, then reopen to add the media. The bad thing is that I would sometimes forget to go back and delete the media object leaving the fact/source/event linked media.