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Photo Mechanic Plus Beta 13
« on: December 13, 2019, 07:58:58 AM »
Hello Everyone,

This is the twelfth update to the Photo Mechanic Plus beta.  This beta is open to all Photo Mechanic 6 users.  We would appreciate you trying the beta of Photo Mechanic Plus and giving us your feedback and relay any bugs that you find to us.  Two new message boards have been created to discuss the beta.  Please do not discuss the beta on any of the other boards.  For support on the beta post in, and to request features, post in

Please note that the Photo Mechanic Plus Beta is not feature complete nor is it tuned for maximum performance.  Any catalogs you create may need to be updated if the underlying database format changes.

We invite you to be part of the development process.

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Public Beta 13 Release (R4128)

REQUIRED AFTER INSTALLATION : Optimizations were made to this Beta release requiring
users to re-index existing catalogs . Search results will be inaccurate until the re-indexing
operation is completed. To re-index a catalog, please follow instructions in the Catalog
Maintenance section at the end of this document.

  ● Fixed: Save As dialogs don't show suggested name, always show 'Untitled'.

  ● Fixed: Variables entry by clicking on list would lead to app crash.
  ● Fixed: Preview Info panel overlays other panels.
  ● Fixed: Missing vcomp140.dll.

  ● Fixed: Catalog query language issue.
  ● Fixed: Wrong date after loading an IPTC template.
  ● Fixed: Final rescan not happening when opening a Contact Sheet at end of Ingest.
  ● Fixed: Incorrect binding of and/or operators vs. adjacent nodes in Catalog query parser.
  ● Fixed: Fixed garbled text for lens model reported by {lenstype} variable when length of model is 3 characters or less.
  ● Added: Allow selection of .tsv extension in Code Replacement dialog. You should make sure that your tab-separated value files are UTF-8 encoded if you’re using any accented or special characters.
  ● Added: Extended selection in Browse and Filter tree.
  ● Added: Catalog exact match "Is" and "Is Not" searches, and "Is Empty" and "Is Not Empty" searches.
  ● Added: Organizer Folder Path searches no longer use right anchor. You can now choose parent folders or disks and see the contents of all child folders.
  ● Added: Renaming folders in Favorites or Navigator now updates corresponding paths in catalogs.