Moving Imported Keywords tags??

Explorer ,
Sep 13, 2020 Sep 13, 2020

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Hello all,

I had to do a complete reinstall of Windows. I had previously saved all of my images in an external drive. After the reset I uploaded all of my images back on the PC and reimported them into PSE. All of my previously created tags are currently bundled under "Imported Keyword Tags" However I cannot move them back to the People/Places/Events tags. Is there a way to do this so I can recreate my hierarchy or am I condemned to recreate them all and re-tag everything?

 

Please let me know and thank you.   

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Adobe Community Professional , Sep 14, 2020 Sep 14, 2020
Did you backup your catalog?  Or is it possibly still available on your OS drive (if you only did a reset of Windows rather than a complete clean install)? To answer your specific question, no, you cannot move imported keywords to People, Places, Events.  To determine whether your old catalog is still available, try searching for a file named catalog.pseXXdb, where XX=the version number of Elements.  (Elements 2020 is version 18.)  If you are able to find it, double-click on it and it should ope...

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Sep 14, 2020 Sep 14, 2020

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Did you backup your catalog?  Or is it possibly still available on your OS drive (if you only did a reset of Windows rather than a complete clean install)?

To answer your specific question, no, you cannot move imported keywords to People, Places, Events. 

To determine whether your old catalog is still available, try searching for a file named catalog.pseXXdb, where XX=the version number of Elements.  (Elements 2020 is version 18.)  If you are able to find it, double-click on it and it should open in the Organizer.

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Sep 17, 2020 Sep 17, 2020

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Hello Greg,

Yes I was able to find the file.

Thank you so much, you just saved me weeks of work!

 

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