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Possible to force ON1 to check if XMP files on disk have some changes?



  • Rick Sammartino Community moderator

    The only two ways I know of to force a re-read, are to either click out of the folder and back in again or to actually move the folder out of the Catalogs path with Explorer and back in again to force ON1 to make ON1 think it's a new folder.

  • Brian Lawson Community moderator

    From page 42 of the User Guide:

    Embedding metadata

    Metadata you add in Browse is stored in industry-standard XMP sidecar files for raw files. This facilitates the transfer of metadata to any application that supports XMP. When you edit an image, create a copy of an image for editing or use the ‘Send to’ command, the metadata is embedded into the file automatically (with the exception of raw files). You can manually embed your metadata into images using the Embed Metadata command from the Photos menu. This will open each image you have selected, update the metadata and re-save it. This is supported for TIF, PSD, PSB and JPG files; raw and PNG files do not support direct embedding of metadata.

    Reading metadata

    Sometimes, when you’ve been sharing raw images across machines or with others, the metadata information might get ‘lost,’ or is different than your original metadata. In these instances, choose Read Metadata from the Photo menu, which will grab the metadata from the file or the XMP file (for raw files).

    However, page 247 says this,

    • Read Metadata from Photo: Reads the embedded metadata from a raw file, overwriting any data that might be in the XMP sidecar files. (Useful for times when the metadata appears out of sync with different apps.)


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