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Adding to information in shared album
February 20, 2022
11:16 am
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Hi, I want to share an album out to others and have them be able to annotate in the information pane details about the picture so that it becomes part of the original album. We are doing this with old family photos so that people can write about the photo when the original holder of the photo doesn’t know what’s it is. So far I’ve only been able to comment in the commenting Stream area but I have not been able.. when testing… to add to the Information area. I’m testing between myself in my dad. Am I missing something or is this not an option?



February 20, 2022
1:08 pm
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Hello Andrea,

No, you’re not missing anything. I think you’re talking about the photo “Description” and that can only be written on by the owner of the photo. Anyone can add comments to the Album’s contents but only the owner of the photo can edit the description.

So, what you do is let anyone/everyone add their comments. Then tell the owners of the photos to copy and paste the comments to the photo descriptions. 

Not ideal, but it is possible.

Hope that helps.

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