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surbhi

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Installation problem
« on: April 21, 2015, 07:30:34 AM »
I am trying to install exiftool on windows 7. I read http://owl.phy.queensu.ca/~phil/exiftool/install.html and done as written.
The problem is now, when I type exiftool in cmd, it open new exiftool cmd window which still shows exiftool documentation, and if you go till the end, it closes automatically.
How can I avoid documentation?

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Re: Installation problem
« Reply #1 on: April 21, 2015, 07:39:35 AM »
ExifTool shows the documentation if you run it without arguments.   Try this:

In the cmd.exe window, type "exiftool", then a SPACE, but don't press RETURN yet.

Drag and drop a file onto the cmd.exe window.

Press RETURN.

This will extract metadata from the file you dropped.

- Phil
...where DIR is the name of a directory containing the images.  On Mac/Linux, use single quotes (') instead of double quotes (") around arguments containing a dollar sign ($).

surbhi

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Re: Installation problem
« Reply #2 on: April 21, 2015, 08:08:11 AM »
Thanks :)