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Re: PHOTO: finding pictures

  • Subject: Re: PHOTO: finding pictures
  • From: pbrooks@whidbey.net
  • Date: Thu, 16 Aug 2001 00:48:20 -0000

Linda & Laurie,

Wow!  I had no idea you could do this.  Thank you!


--- In iris-talk@y..., Linda Mann <lmann@i...> wrote:
> You might try using the Google search engine.  Type in the name of 
> iris and the word <iris>.  I've found a few I was looking for that 
way -
> some were in online catalogs, some on home pages, not all were in
> English.  A lot faster than trying to wade thru catalog links.
> Try the <advanced search> if you aren't successful using the simple
> search.
> It doesn't work too well if the iris name has <the> <of> or other 
> common words in it.  The search engine kicks them out & winds up
> unlinking the rest of the name.  For example, if you use the 
> search to find 'RIDE THE WIND' and IRIS, it will give you all the 
> to pages with the words <ride> <wind> and <iris>.  So you will get 
a lot
> of Greek mythology links about the goddess iris who rides the wind,
> opportunities to ride horseback with somebody named iris and enjoy 
> wind in your hair, etc, instead of links to pages with the whole 
> 'ride the wind'.
> Linda M


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