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passengers along the way.  It's fine to add new material to
be a lot of fun!! It costs around $130.
your line as long as you keep your goals in mind.  It's also
The image editing program 
FIREWORKS
 MX by
fine to keep some seedlings that aren't up to your standards
Macromedia.com was recommended for interactive
for introduction to use as  bridge plants , steps in the right
graphics. Dotcolor or Color Cop (FREE) lets you select
direction.
colors from your screen via an eyedropper to use on other
It was obvious from his slides that Dan has made great
parts of your document. This program, at $300, allows one
progress in reaching his own hybridizing goals.  He has
to make thumbnail and larger images and allows batch
registered 14 daylilies to date.  Most are large diploid
processing to reduce images from 800 x 600 pixels to 300
unusual forms that are tall and eye catching, including
pixels x variable numbers, for example. It also has a
BOOGIE MY WOOGIE and WANG DANG DOODLE.  He
command that allows you to sharpen or unsharpen images.
has also introduced two colorful tetraploids, COLEMAN
Bobby uses 
DREAMWEAVER MX 
by Macromedia
to
HAWKINS and CHICKEN ON THE RUN.  To see pictures of
create his web design. Dreamweaver has a meta generator
his current and future introductions, check out his website
(sounds powerful doesn't it) to create tags for search
at 
http://valleyofthedaylilies.com
.
engines. That's what gets your site toward the top of the
By the way, until he saves up more paper towel tubes, Dan
list when someone searches for daylilies.
will be without his tunnel vision goggles.  They were
Bobby also gave us a couple of hints, for example, don't
auctioned off later that evening, along with a daylily!
use spaces in file names to be used on the  Internet. There
is a program called 
Magic File Renamer
 that makes
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renaming of large number of electronic files/filenames a
breeze. It's free. We like that!
Another tip was for anyone who wants to submit digital
Bobby Baxter:
images to a magazine for printing to save the JPEG files at
Digital Daylilies   Exploring all the Facets
40Kb. Use 300 dots per inch resolution for ads.
By Lee Underschultz,
For credit card purchasing or selling of products on the
 of Firefly Hollow Gardens, Little Hocking, Ohio.
Internet, he recommended using 
PayPal
. He explained,
saying that allowing customers to use a credit card for
Bobby, with his laptop computer connected to a digital
payment can make a substantial difference in overall sales.
projector, showed us a digital program called 
FLIP ALBUM
Bobbie Brooks told us about another site called 
Bid Pay
(Pro 4.2 or 4.0 version) (web site: http://www.flipalbum.com).
that allows one to pay by money order.
This is a program that can be run from the hard drive or a
For creating a price list document to be used on the web
CD, and it allows you to put images into a photo album,
you can use Microsoft's WORD (word processor) or
one that has an index, a table of contents, and that looks
like a real photo album. One can click on the pages to turn
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them. It has lots of ways to customize the book and caption
photos. It can be put on the web, too. It can be stored on a
CD and can be sent to someone across land and water, and
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the receivers can open the album without needing to have
the Flip Album program installed on their own computers.
All files needed to display the photo album are contained
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on the CD.
This program, at a relatively reasonable price, opens up a
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great possibility to put daylily catalogs on CD. Excel
(Microsoft's spreadsheet program) price lists can be added
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to it. There is even a version that has a shopping cart that
allows you to e mail or fax a purchase order. JPEG and TIF
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images can be added just as one would add photos to a real
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photo album. On some versions the images can be locked
Bobby Baxter, owner of 
Happy Moose Web Design and Internet
so that they can't be copied. You can download the soft 
Graphics
 ( http://daylily.net/design ) in front of Microsoft
ware for a free 30 day trial. I did and found the program to
Windows screen, demonstrating daylily related software.
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