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Oliver Sedlacek
03/02/06 02:10
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#111040 - Document renaming?
Responding to: Jon Ledbetter's previous message
If the manufacturers datasheet doesn't have a meaningful file name, I've taken to renaming it. Linear Tech used to be a prime example as they just seemed to use arbitrary numbers. Now that all operating systems support long file names you can be quite explicit . For app notes I usually keep the manufacturers reference in the file name and add a bit of descriptive info.

There seem to be two goals when organising datasheets. One goal is to quickly find the datasheet for a specific part so that you can check a specific fact. The second goal is to be able to quickly find a selection of similar devices of a different catagory, e.g. 8bit Flash micros, 16bit micros without ROM etc. I organise my stuff with the first goal in mind and use tables for the second.

List of 12 messages in thread
Datasheet Organization      Jon Ledbetter      02/27/06 09:31      
   Electronic data?      Oliver Sedlacek      02/28/06 02:35      
      per function      Jan Waclawek      02/28/06 03:13      
   Be assured that Acrobat will evolve      Kalpak Dabir      02/28/06 03:31      
      KISS principle      Oliver Sedlacek      03/01/06 03:16      
         Already violated!      Kalpak Dabir      03/01/06 23:56      
   datasheet organization      Andy Peters      03/01/06 18:24      
      What about finding...      Jon Ledbetter      03/01/06 20:46      
         Document renaming?      Oliver Sedlacek      03/02/06 02:10      
            document renaming!      Jan Waclawek      03/02/06 02:47      
               search inside PDF      Anders Sandström      03/02/06 04:18      
               Google desktop search      Oliver Sedlacek      03/02/06 04:42      

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