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Delete all Keywords from a folder at once
« on: January 08, 2021, 03:55:20 PM »
Delete all keywords of a folder at once not possible. I tried Find and replace but without success.

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Re: Delete all Keywords from a folder at once
« Reply #1 on: January 08, 2021, 04:40:45 PM »
Delete all keywords of a folder at once not possible. I tried Find and replace but without success.

Please post one of your images along with the XMP sidecar file (if any.)

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Re: Delete all Keywords from a folder at once
« Reply #2 on: January 09, 2021, 02:13:32 AM »
Thank you for the ultrafast answere!
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Re: Delete all Keywords from a folder at once
« Reply #3 on: January 09, 2021, 07:14:34 AM »
Armin,

Thanks, but I need an actual image and XMP sidecar file (if any), not a screenshot.

-Kirk

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Re: Delete all Keywords from a folder at once
« Reply #4 on: January 10, 2021, 01:23:46 AM »
Can I send the image with the additional XMP file with Wetransfer? However, I need their mail address for this.

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Re: Delete all Keywords from a folder at once
« Reply #5 on: January 10, 2021, 10:40:32 AM »
Armin,

Can I send the image with the additional XMP file with Wetransfer? However, I need their mail address for this.

Click on my name to the left of this post and send me a personal message with the link.

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Re: Delete all Keywords from a folder at once
« Reply #6 on: January 11, 2021, 11:55:59 AM »

Kirk, i hope this help. Otherwise I don't know what to do. In addition i am also sending you a private message.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/kasuirkab9owvpn/20-02-07-0340.xmp?dl=0

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Re: Delete all Keywords from a folder at once
« Reply #7 on: January 11, 2021, 12:02:47 PM »
Armin,

Thanks, I got the file.  The keywords field does not have the word "makro" in it, only "Andere Stichw√∂rter".  I noticed you sent me the metadata for a different image than the one you showed the Metadata Info for.  It was 20-02-07-0343.xmp, not 20-02-07-0340.xmp.

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Re: Delete all Keywords from a folder at once
« Reply #8 on: January 11, 2021, 02:36:43 PM »
Hello Kirk,
Sorry, I manually freed every single image from this folder from the keywords over the weekend. I send you the link of the image with the end number 0323 and the corresponding XMP file with the keyword "blumen". Even there I can't delete the keyword with "Find and replace".


https://www.dropbox.com/s/ghsp5ghus1evgtu/20-02-20-0323.orf?dl=0

https://www.dropbox.com/s/roli8cd0amuri7k/20-02-20-0323.xmp?dl=0

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Re: Delete all Keywords from a folder at once
« Reply #9 on: January 15, 2021, 02:36:55 PM »
Armin,

Sorry, I manually freed every single image from this folder from the keywords over the weekend. I send you the link of the image with the end number 0323 and the corresponding XMP file with the keyword "blumen". Even there I can't delete the keyword with "Find and replace".

Hmm.  It works for me on both macOS and Windows 10.  See attached photo.

-Kirk

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Re: Delete all Keywords from a folder at once
« Reply #10 on: January 18, 2021, 01:39:10 AM »
Kirk, I want to thank you for the effort. I have now gone to the trouble of deleting all the keywords using Adobe Bridge and am now building a new structure.

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Re: Delete all Keywords from a folder at once
« Reply #11 on: February 07, 2021, 09:08:34 AM »
Hello Armin,
It's probably too late for you because you've solved your problem in other ways. But there may be other users with the same problem. There's a simple way: Mark all the images in which you want to delete all keywords. Then open the 'Metadata (IPTC) Template' with Crtl + I. Now first click on 'Clear' at the bottom left and then check whether all fields are actually empty and none of the boxes are selected. Then tick the box at 'Keywords:', but only there and not the box next to it with the '+'! The text box for keywords must be empty. Now click on 'Apply Template to Selected'. This step only deletes the keywords, but leaves all other metadata untouched (for example, Copyright Info).

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