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 ...
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 ...
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...
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...
Manage shared folders
If you are a single user but use multiple computers and store items in network-shared folders or removable devices that do not always mount to the same loca...
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...
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.  ...
Searchable fields
You can find an in-product list of searchable fields in Photo Mechanic Plus by navigating to Catalog>Searchable Fields... This field is automatically up...
Catalog Sync
Catalog Sync is used to check that the metadata indexed by the catalog is up to date, and ensure that items in specific folders are included in the catalog....
Map Location Search
To find cataloged images with GPS data that were shot near a specific location:  Go to Catalog>Map Location Search.  This dialog will bring up a map. ...