How to Use a watch folder to import new files (Windows only) Photoshop Elements 11


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Using a watch folder to import new files (Windows only)

Windows users, this is a lesson just for you. If you are on Windows, you can designate one or more folders on your hard drives to be Watch folders. When new photos or other media files are brought into a Watch folder out on your hard drive, then the Organizer will notify you and ask if you want those files automatically imported to your Organizer catalog. Or, depending on how you set up a Watch folder, those files would be automatically imported to your Catalog without bothering you with any notification. A Watch folder is identified in the Folders panel with a tiny binoculars, like the one that you see here to the left of My Pictures folder.

The My Pictures folder is a Watch folder by default. If you've noticed that everytime you put a photo into your My Pictures folder or a subfolder there, you get a notification in Elements Organizer. And if that's bothering you, and you really don't like that behavior, you can remove your Pictures folder from the Watch folders, by just ri...

Using a watch folder to import new files (Windows only)
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Using a watch folder to import new files (Windows only) 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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