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Creating a new namespace

To create new metadata fields for use in your DAM system, you first need to create a new namespace to contain them.

Creating a namespace

Open the metadata configuration from the FotoWare program group in the Start menu.

Right-click on the Namespaces node and choose Add namespace...

Adding a new namespace to the Metadata Configuration

Name: Give the namespace a descriptive name.

Alias: Assign an alias to the namespace. Use lowercase letters only and no spaces.

Tip: If you're uncertain about the alias, look at the other namespaces to see what their aliases look like.

URL: Enter a unique url that nobody else has. It's a good idea to use your business domain as part of the url. For example it can look something like this: (Don't use this url precisely)


Click on OK to store the namespace.

What's next?

Next you can start adding fields to the new namespace.

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