Keyword Tags and IPTC Editor Problem

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Keyword Tags and IPTC Editor Problem

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A new problem has became apparent concerning keyword tags and the IPTC Editor (I have the latest version)

It did not used to do this.

Without opening the IPTC Editor, without the images ever having been in the IPTC Editor, all keyword tags written into the file will display under the IPTC tab; they will also display in all other programs.

If I perform an operation on more than one image in the IPTC Editor, loading a pre-prepared "Template" and then also performing a few image-specific edits, it will leave my tags intact and they will display as so in other programs.

If I load a single image and do the same, it will strip away all of the tags; it did not use to do this.

I have investigated the options and I cannot see anything there that would cause or prevent this behavior.

I do not remember messing with any settings prior to this happening.

What can I do to make it quit removing my tags ?

Thanks for reading and all help is appreciated.
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Re: Keyword Tags and IPTC Editor Problem

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could you send me an original file? and screenshot of IPTC's settings?
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Re: Keyword Tags and IPTC Editor Problem

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xnview wrote: Tue Aug 31, 2021 6:40 am could you send me an original file? and screenshot of IPTC's settings?
01_2021-07-21_155145_7DMkII_0275_XnView_PreIPTC.jpg
02_ScrSht_PriorToIPTCEditor.png
03_ScrSht_KeywordTab_ImageLoaded.png
04_IPTC_Options Tab.png
05_Post-IPTC_No Keywords.png
06_Post-IPTC_No Keywords.png
07_2021-07-21_155145_7DMkII_0275_XnView_Post-IPTC.jpg
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Re: Keyword Tags and IPTC Editor Problem

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xnview wrote: Tue Aug 31, 2021 6:40 am could you send me an original file? and screenshot of IPTC's settings?
Maybe this will work better as attachments.

>Edit>Update: Obviously, adding images to posts, either inline or as attachments, strips all metadata from the image.
I have since sent the images as attachments in a reply to the e-mail notice I received about my post getting response; I then downloaded those attachments back to myself and the data was intact; I hope that was the right place to e-mail them to.
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Re: Keyword Tags and IPTC Editor Problem

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i can't reproduce, but please try one thing. Select 2 files, IPTC dialog, in Options, check 'keep original....' & uncheck 'Replace only if...'?
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xnview wrote: Wed Sep 01, 2021 11:27 am please try one thing. Select 2 files, IPTC dialog, in Options, check 'keep original....' & uncheck 'Replace only if...'?
I did that and it still wipes the tags when a single image is processed.

When I process two or more images, it leaves the tags intact.

I am using 64-bit Windows 7 Pro
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Re: Keyword Tags and IPTC Editor Problem

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on original image, when you open IPTC dialog, you see all the tags?
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xnview wrote: Wed Sep 01, 2021 2:00 pm on original image, when you open IPTC dialog, you see all the tags?
Yes; all tags are there until I "Load" the template and then they disappear.
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Re: Keyword Tags and IPTC Editor Problem

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could you post the template file?
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xnview wrote: Thu Sep 02, 2021 12:30 pm could you post the template file?
Sent as e-mail attachment.

I have tried several different templates and even created new ones using different methods, in an attempt to get this figured out; regardless of the template I choose, the results are the same.
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Re: Keyword Tags and IPTC Editor Problem

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Thanks, in the template dialog, you need to check 'merge datas'
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