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happysnapper

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How do I automate making multiple jpg's versions of Raw file?
« on: February 15, 2022, 03:01:40 PM »
I use C1 to edit and convert my RAW files I have set up C1 to create two jpg's a small one with watermark for social media use and a large one tor sending to photo agencies. Both files are saved to the Root folder to sit alongside the Master RAW.
At the moment only one of the Jpg's automatically becomes a version I would like them both to.
I fully realise I can use Ctrl+Shft+M to manually make the second jpg a version but that's a pain.
I've read the help file again and again and even tried changing a few preferences to no avail.
I can change which of the saved files becomes a version by changing the batch que order in C1.
Any help and suggestions appreciated.

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Re: How do I automate making multiple jpg's versions of Raw file?
« Reply #1 on: February 15, 2022, 03:26:15 PM »
It would help if you would explain which file names you use, and how you have setup your file relation rule (screen shot).
Having multiple versions for a file is nothing special, and usually works out of the box if you get the regular expression for the file names right.

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Re: How do I automate making multiple jpg's versions of Raw file?
« Reply #2 on: February 15, 2022, 05:26:20 PM »
Hi Mario,
The first jpg has the same file name as the RAW. The second the same plus1.
I hope these are the screen grabs you ask for

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Re: How do I automate making multiple jpg's versions of Raw file?
« Reply #3 on: February 15, 2022, 06:31:18 PM »
It looks like your regular expression is incomplete re the version names you use.

Here's the link expression I currently use for my NEF versioning:
^(_*{name})[+\-_]*[0-9|a-z]*[_|\-|0-9|a-z| ]*\.(jpg|jpeg|psd|tif|tiff|dng)$

Note the inclusion of a blank space in version names.
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Re: How do I automate making multiple jpg's versions of Raw file?
« Reply #4 on: February 15, 2022, 06:50:34 PM »
That would also be my guess. The version in the middle uses a blank in the file name. So the regexp must include that.

Note: Using blanks in file names may cause issues when you have to work across multiple platforms / services. I generally recommend to not using file names with blanks.

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Re: How do I automate making multiple jpg's versions of Raw file?
« Reply #5 on: February 15, 2022, 07:22:47 PM »
Thanks John and Mario I think that's got it.

Does this look right? It seems to work.

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Re: How do I automate making multiple jpg's versions of Raw file?
« Reply #6 on: February 15, 2022, 07:31:14 PM »
You can test your regexp with the Test button in this dialog.
Just throw some of the master and version file names you use at it to see if it works as intended.

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Re: How do I automate making multiple jpg's versions of Raw file?
« Reply #7 on: February 15, 2022, 09:03:01 PM »
Thanks Mario,

I think I now need to lie down in a dark room. I'm trying to make the edited jpg act as the version stack visual. I managed to do it somehow yesterday but am dismally failing now.

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Re: How do I automate making multiple jpg's versions of Raw file?
« Reply #8 on: February 15, 2022, 09:55:49 PM »
Basically you only need to enable the option. See Version Stack Visual
Pay special attention on that page on how IMatch picks a version if you have multiple files for the sale role/use.