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by TyMay
Mon Jan 21, 2019 3:11 am
Forum: MP - General Support
Topic: learning metadata storage methods for category/comment
Replies: 5
Views: 478

Re: learning metadata storage methods for category/comment

Thanks again for describing the 2 means of persistance and the 2 worlds of data/label design that live in each. I now understand that the Write button is the immediate and manual way to do what I intend to Never do which is to write back into the tag region of an image file. Writing to image file is...
by TyMay
Mon Jan 21, 2019 2:36 am
Forum: MP - Suggestions
Topic: pure organizer locking metadata out of sourcefile
Replies: 1
Views: 259

Re: pure organizer locking metadata out of sourcefile

I hope XnView will still consider to more explicit IN configuration labels and buttons to allow first time users to run with certainty that writing to original image files is positively excluded. This is valuable to a first time user who is not immediately aware of the 2 paradigms of persisting data...
by TyMay
Fri Jan 18, 2019 5:59 am
Forum: MP - General Support
Topic: learning metadata storage methods for category/comment
Replies: 5
Views: 478

Re: learning metadata storage methods for category/comment

Thanks for the showing that the R click "Edit categories persist in the database and categories are like keywords categories in IPTC and XMP Ihave become confused by the shared teminology. So I think that the category manager and the addition of "set definitions" is a tool just for the these categor...
by TyMay
Mon Jan 14, 2019 6:49 pm
Forum: MP - General Support
Topic: learning metadata storage methods for category/comment
Replies: 5
Views: 478

learning metadata storage methods for category/comment

I am new to xnview and wanting to understand which types of user defined metadata are stored external without requiring embedding within each image file. Comments are user derived and have a foot print in the "descript.ion" file for each folder known to xnview. Comments seem to be created only throu...
by TyMay
Sun Jan 13, 2019 11:23 pm
Forum: MP - Suggestions
Topic: pure organizer locking metadata out of sourcefile
Replies: 1
Views: 259

pure organizer locking metadata out of sourcefile

My question for xnview is how it most safely serves users who need a pure organizer first and foremost . These are users who will separately and later turn attention to modifying images. It is great that XNView has modifier tools, but what are the pure organizer tools and how are they safely configu...