Don't forget to back up Photoshop Elements 11


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Don't forget to back up

There's nothing worse than losing your precious photos or all the work that you've put into organizing them here in the Organizer, so I can't urge you strongly enough to remember to backup regularly. And you can do that using the Backup Catalog command here in the File menu in the Organizer. This will back up both your catalog and your photos. Before you use this command, you may want to come down here to the Reconnect command and set it to Reconnect All Missing Files, just in case the links between your catalog and some of those files have been broken as we're working on the files.

I covered reconnecting files in a movie earlier in the course. When you're done with that, you may also want to select all the photos in your Catalog and choose Save Metadata To Files; and that will embed in your actual photo files the metadata that you've added in the Organizer. Then when you're ready, attach a large external hard drive to your computer-- which is preferable to us...

Don't forget to back up
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Don't forget to back up provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Photoshop Elements 11 Essentials: 01 Importing and Organizing Photos

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