9. Adding and using metadata and keywords


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9. Adding and using metadata and keywords

So much of the real power of Bridge has to do with metadata and keywords, and less to do with the actual file names and folder structure of where files are stored. What are metadata and keywords? Well, first of all metadata is information that's associated with the file that you don't actually see when you look at it as a preview or when you print it out. For example, if I open up one of these images in my Lynda.com pictures folder, you'll see that the metadata on the right already has some information.

So under File Properties, part of what this information contains is the date created, when it was modified, how large the file size is, if it's RGB, what kind of profile is associated with it as well. There are other metadata fields that are editable. They are the ones that have pencil on it, so I can actually click in here and type my name is the person who took the picture. So some metadata is automatically added to the file when you create it. Some metadata you can ad...

9. Adding and using metadata and keywords
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9. Adding and using metadata and keywords provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Anne-Marie Concepción as part of the Bridge: 10 Things Designers Need to Know

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