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BuckSkin
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IPTC Editor = Insert

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Currently using version 1.5.0

In the IPTC Editor, when I click the right-facing triangle at the extreme right end of each field, I get three menus, "Insert", "Insert From" and "Copy Into".

Insert From and Copy Into have always worked fine.

However, when I attempt to use the "Insert" menu, no matter what I choose, instead of getting that chosen text, I only ever get {embedded comment} or {XP Comment} or whatever, always just the { } containing whatever choice I have made.

Am I doing something wrong ?

Is there a trick to making this work ?

Thank you.
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Re: IPTC Editor = Insert

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Please use latest version
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Re: IPTC Editor = Insert

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xnview wrote: Sun Feb 25, 2024 3:09 pm Please use latest version
I have installed the latest version and my results are the same.

No matter what I choose from the "Insert" menu, I only ever get my choice in brackets without getting the actual text.

For example, I choose XP:Comment and I get {XP:Comment}, not the text of the actual XP Comment

Thanks.
Last edited by BuckSkin on Mon Feb 26, 2024 4:40 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: IPTC Editor = Insert

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BuckSkin wrote: Mon Feb 26, 2024 7:58 am For example, I choose XP:Comment and I get {XP:Comment}, not the text of the actual XP Comment
yes, it's normal. The field will be replaced when writing.
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xnview wrote: Mon Feb 26, 2024 9:34 am
BuckSkin wrote: Mon Feb 26, 2024 7:58 am For example, I choose XP:Comment and I get {XP:Comment}, not the text of the actual XP Comment
yes, it's normal. The field will be replaced when writing.
I don't quite understand.
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Re: IPTC Editor = Insert

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{XP:Comment} is shown, but when you write your IPTC, you'll have the correct value
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Re: IPTC Editor = Insert

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xnview wrote: Mon Feb 26, 2024 4:47 pm {XP:Comment} is shown, but when you write your IPTC, you'll have the correct value
Thanks; that works.

Now, all the other values I have tested work as you described, except for

Insert > EXIF-Image > User comment

When I choose "User comment", I get nothing.

I was hoping that would be Embedded Comment from Edit Comment, but obviously it is not and I cannot find Embedded Comment as a choice in that menu; nor, can I figure out just what "User comment" is.
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Re: IPTC Editor = Insert

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could you send me a sample file?
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