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Display Filenames or Other Information Underneath Photo Thumbnails

SUMMARY: In Picasa's Library View, show photograph filenames, captions, tags, or resolutions.

When viewing photos in Picasa in Library View, by default the photos are displayed without their filenames. If you'd like to display the picture filenames, captions, tags, or resolutions, do the following:

1. Select the "View" menu.

2. Select "Thumbnail Caption".

3. From here, check "Filename", "Caption", "Tags", or "Resolution" as desired.

Viewing photograph filenames in Picasa

This tip was written regarding Picasa 3.1.0 running on a Windows Vista machine. Features, information, and screenshots for other versions / operating systems may vary.

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