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Speeding Up Keywording

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Posted Sat Dec 1, 2012 12:53PM

I'm keywording a lot of backlogged images at the moment (trying to clear the decks before Christmas) , and I find that if you put in the right keyword for the disambiguated term you mean, you only get one option for disambiguating, which speeds things up a lot.

An example: put in "Hands" and you get:

Did you mean...

Human Hand (The Human Body)

Animal Hand (Animal Body Part)

Put in "human hand" and you get

Did you mean...

Human Hand (The Human Body)

Hand Print (Shape)

BUT, if you put in "Human Hands" you get:

Human Hand (The Human Body)


Obviously putting in the right term to start with, speeds disambiguation, which in turn speeds uploading.


For most of my highly frequented words I've got the right term worked out.  I'm still struggling with one fairly important one  though: isolated.

I've got a lot of ones that default to similar terms (eg you can put in "isolated on white" and it defaults to "isolated on white") but nothing that I can come up with gives me just a simple "isolated" default.  Anyone found one?
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Posted Tue Dec 4, 2012 1:10AM
plain background gets you plain background, if that helps...
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Posted Wed Dec 5, 2012 3:48PM
If you know your way around the vocabulary then keywording can be quick. The amount of disambiguation terms per parent term vary. Cut Out might work for what I think you're describing. 
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