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clpratt:
Mario,
looking at the excellent "IMatch 5 Organise Your Stuff" promotional pages, Susan ( http://www.photools.com/im5/imatch-5-user-types-susan/  )
quote "IMatch is installed on multiple PC’s" is incorrect grammar.
The use of an apostrophe  ' when an object is plural is incorrect although increasingly seen unfortunately,
so the above text should be  ""IMatch is installed on multiple PCs"
The ' is only intended for "belonging to" i.e. the PC's memory is 4GB.

Chris

Mario:
Yes?

clpratt:
Mario,
oops, somehow the remainder of the post got lost.
I was going to say, on the page demonstrating Susan's use of IMatch  http://www.photools.com/im5/imatch-5-user-types-susan/ , in the section
Multi-User Access is the sentence containing "IMatch is installed on multiple PC’s"
This is an incorrect use of the apostrophe.
's means "of this" or belonging to" e.g. the PC's memory is 4GB, but ' shouldn't be used for plural items (although unfortunately it is being increasingly used as such).
Your intended plural of PC should be PCs.

regards
Chris

Mario:
Fixed. Thanks.

clpratt:
Mario,
reading Paul's use of IMatch, http://www.photools.com/im5/imatch-5-user-types-paul/ ,
under the heading "File Window" it says "Paul also includes an running index number". There should be "a" instead of "an".

Further down under heading "Other Uses for Metadata Templates" it says "Since Metadata Templates given him access",
this should be "Since Metadata Templates give him access..

Chris

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