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Offline Harvey Levine

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Watermarking in Photo Mechanic
« on: May 05, 2015, 09:46:48 PM »
When I batch watermark in a folder, it is creating a duplicate image with the watermark in addition to the unmarked one. Have I check a wrong box? What can I do to prevent this?

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Re: Watermarking in Photo Mechanic
« Reply #1 on: May 05, 2015, 10:48:45 PM »
Harvey,

When I batch watermark in a folder, it is creating a duplicate image with the watermark in addition to the unmarked one. Have I check a wrong box? What can I do to prevent this?

I can't see how that would be possible.  What part of PM are you using to watermark an image?  Save As?  Exporter templates?

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Re: Watermarking in Photo Mechanic
« Reply #2 on: May 06, 2015, 04:07:17 PM »
Save as

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Re: Watermarking in Photo Mechanic
« Reply #3 on: May 06, 2015, 05:24:43 PM »
Harvey,

Save as

Are you doing renaming as well during the Save As operation?
What happens if you disable the watermarking and do the Save As?  Does the duplicate file problem go away?

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Re: Watermarking in Photo Mechanic
« Reply #4 on: May 07, 2015, 09:29:23 AM »
Still creates dupes when I uncheck watermark. I attached screenshots

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Re: Watermarking in Photo Mechanic
« Reply #5 on: May 07, 2015, 09:35:17 AM »
Harvey,

Still creates dupes when I uncheck watermark. I attached screenshots

And your Test1 folder is completely empty prior to the Save As operation?  If not and files with the same names already exist in Test1, then PM will never overwrite them.  This is by design.

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Re: Watermarking in Photo Mechanic
« Reply #6 on: May 07, 2015, 10:09:07 AM »
That was the problem. Thanks for you help.