Catalog Settings and Preferences

The Catalog menu
The Catalog menu includes the following options: Include Selected Items Include the selected items in the catalog.  Remove Selected Items Remove the sel...
Tue, Oct 20, 2020 at 11:17 AM
Scan to Catalog
Scan to Catalog is one of many ways to add items to your Catalog. Scan to Catalog lets you add large and nested groups of photos from folders on your hard d...
Thu, Nov 19, 2020 at 9:38 AM
Photo Mechanic Plus Catalog Preferences
Photo Mechanic Plus has the same preference screens as other versions of Photo Mechanic. In addition, the Catalog Preferences provide some Catalog-specific ...
Tue, Sep 1, 2020 at 10:41 AM
How to re-index a catalog
Because the catalog is a database, you may occasionally need some advanced options to maintain or restore your catalog database. Occasionally a Photo Mechan...
Tue, Sep 22, 2020 at 2:51 PM
Manage shared folders
If you are a single user but use multiple computers and store items in network-shared folders, you can move and maintain your catalogs between computers, bu...
Tue, Jan 19, 2021 at 9:31 AM
How to control the metadata fields in the Browse panel.
The names of some metadata fields may have different labels in Photo Mechanic Plus if you have been using an earlier version of Photo Mechanic, and they may...
Thu, Oct 8, 2020 at 1:40 PM
Catalog Status
The Catalog Status dialog can be found at Catalog>Catalog Status... Catalog Status shows the current status of catalog tasks and errors and warnings.  ...
Thu, Sep 24, 2020 at 2:46 PM
Searchable fields
You can find an in-product list of searchable fields in Photo Mechanic Plus by navigating to Catalog>Searchable Fields...  
Tue, Oct 6, 2020 at 9:12 PM
Catalog Sync
Catalog Sync updates your catalogs with the changes you make to your file systems outside of Photo Mechanic Plus. There are two sync modes: Quick and Full...
Tue, Oct 20, 2020 at 11:15 AM