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When I use Photo Mechanic to save TIFF files as high quality JPEGs, the City, State and Country fields are deleted.  How can I avoid that? 

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Re: TIFF Saved As JPEG: IPTC tags for CIty, State, Country are Deleted
« Reply #1 on: June 16, 2012, 10:42:12 PM »
Are these the same TIFFs that you are having difficulties with when updating their IPTC data?

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Re: TIFF Saved As JPEG: IPTC tags for CIty, State, Country are Deleted
« Reply #2 on: June 19, 2012, 09:31:40 AM »
Yes this problem occurs with these "problem TIFF files" , but also occurs with "healthy TIFF files" that have not been split--- City, State and Country fields are deleted when PM converts a TIFF to 100% quality JPEG,

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Re: TIFF Saved As JPEG: IPTC tags for CIty, State, Country are Deleted
« Reply #3 on: June 19, 2012, 10:05:44 AM »
Joe,

Yes this problem occurs with these "problem TIFF files" , but also occurs with "healthy TIFF files" that have not been split--- City, State and Country fields are deleted when PM converts a TIFF to 100% quality JPEG,

These "healthy TIFF files", where did they come from?  Photoshop?  Somewhere else?

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Re: TIFF Saved As JPEG: IPTC tags for CIty, State, Country are Deleted
« Reply #4 on: June 23, 2012, 05:33:31 PM »
These were single page TIFFS that are scanned images-- never split by another software program.  - Joe -

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Re: TIFF Saved As JPEG: IPTC tags for CIty, State, Country are Deleted
« Reply #5 on: June 23, 2012, 06:46:36 PM »
Joe,

These were single page TIFFS that are scanned images-- never split by another software program.  - Joe -

But where did they come from?

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Re: TIFF Saved As JPEG: IPTC tags for CIty, State, Country are Deleted
« Reply #6 on: June 28, 2012, 10:08:08 AM »
I scanned these to my hard drive via my Fujitsu FI-6190 scanner using Their Scand All Pro software (Twain-based).  Scanned at 600 DPI in TIFF format as a non-lossy strategy to archive every possible pixel in historical photos and documents.

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Re: TIFF Saved As JPEG: IPTC tags for CIty, State, Country are Deleted
« Reply #7 on: June 28, 2012, 11:38:58 AM »
Joe,

I scanned these to my hard drive via my Fujitsu FI-6190 scanner using Their Scand All Pro software (Twain-based).  Scanned at 600 DPI in TIFF format as a non-lossy strategy to archive every possible pixel in historical photos and documents.

If you have a TIFF file that you have captioned with PM that when you save as to a JPEG that we can use to reproduce the problem, we'd like to see it.

Please make sure that you're not applying an IPTC Stationery Pad during the Save As operation that is clearing out those fields.  It's a fairly common mistake.

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Re: TIFF Saved As JPEG: IPTC tags for CIty, State, Country are Deleted
« Reply #8 on: June 30, 2012, 02:54:45 PM »
Thanks for the final tip in this post... I did make the common mistake--- I was applying an IPTC Stationary Pad that was deleting the location information.  Case closed.