Rev and Photoshop

Brian Yennie briany at qldlearning.com
Thu May 5 00:07:14 EDT 2005


Sivakatirswami,

If you are on Mac, you might try using AppleScript to control 
Photoshop. ImageReady also has some automation features involving 
variable placeholders that can be loaded from tab-delimited files, but 
I'm not sure if that would be useful for your metadata needs.

> Does anyone know of a way to get Revolution to read and write to Adobe 
> Photoshop's per image metadata?
>
> real world scenario:  our photographer in Nepal (world famous, doesn't 
> just work for us) Thomas Kelly... we just sent him on assignment to 
> Sri Lanka. He's back now and has a kaJillion digital images that he 
> wants to caption inside PhotoShop. Opening the file info for each one 
> of these in Photoshop is a "killer" process. I tried to have our 
> managing editor consider having the metadata as a separate 
> fooPhoto.psd /fooPhoto.txt document pair,  for which I have many Rev 
> apps that can easily preview thumbnailis and allow for data entry very 
> quickly. And though one can see lot's of advantages of having this 
> data as a separate file... the concept of the caption being part of 
> the photo file itself seems to be "ingrained" as the only way to go...
>
> Sivakatirswami
> Himalayan Academy Publications
> at Kauai's Hindu Monastery
> katir at hindu.org
>
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