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If you burned a CD when you first inserted your memory card (and I know you did, because now you know how important it is to keep your negatives safely stored), then delete any image you don't want by clicking on the thumbnail within the Browser and dragging it to the Trash icon at the bottom-right corner of the window.

You can also use the keyboard shortcut I shared earlier: Click on the file to be deleted and press Option-Delete (PC: Delete key only), and that file will be moved to your Trash (PC: Recycling Bin) until you choose to "Empty the Trash."

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Here's wheve I reveal che bad news: the secret "dark side" of the Browser that winds up burning a lot of users who don't really understand what the Browser is doing. First the secret, and then we'll look at how to deal with it.

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You burn the file to CO and open the exact same images, and all the ranking rotations, deletions, and other edits are completely gone This stinks! It 's rude, it's uneconomical, yet entirely avoidable—just read the text on che right

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You burn the file to CO and open the exact same images, and all the ranking rotations, deletions, and other edits are completely gone This stinks! It 's rude, it's uneconomical, yet entirely avoidable—just read the text on che right

The scenario I'm about to describe has happened to untold thousands of nice people like yourself: You go into the Browser, you rotate certain images, you click on names of certain images and change them, you delete others, and get everything just the way you want it, and then you burn your newly edited images to a CO. A couple of weeks go by and you pop that CD in. open it -.o your Browser, and all your changes (names, rotation, deleted files, etc.) are CONE! It's as if you just pulled the images in from your camera—you lost all your changes! Has this already happened to you? Perhaps ro someone you know, a loved one or other disinterested party? It doesn't have to be this way You can avoid all the heartache and personal trauma. How? Don't use the Browser anymore (kidding—totally a joke)- Here's the deal: The changes you make in the Browser window itself are actually stored within a memory cache, kind of an invisible text file that tells Photoshop "this file is rotated. that one has been deleted, this one is now named 'Frank's party,' etc." As long as your images stay in the same folder they were created in. Photoshop will be able to read that cache file, and when you open that file months later, it remembers all the changes you made. However, if you burn those images to

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CD, or put them on a different hard drive, on a network a Zip disk, or even rename the folder—that breaks the link to the cache, and you lose all the changes.

Luckily, there's a way around this. Before you move these images (into a new folder, onto a CD. to a different hard drive, etc.), go to the Browser's pop-down menu and choose Export Cache. Photoshop acknowledges that the Cache has been exported with a message dialog. Exporting the Cache creates two visible files within the folder that contain all the edits you made in the Browser.

Because these two files are now visible (as shown below right), you can copy them right along with all your photos, onto another drive, another folder, a CD etc., and by doing that, you're sending along your list of edits made in Photoshop's Browser. That way, when you (or your Italian confidential secretary) open those images in Photoshop's Browser at a later date, all the changes you made will be intact.

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