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  1. 1. Welcome

  2. 1.1 Introduction & Pre-Purchase

  3. 1.2 Approach

  4. 1.2.1 A Quick Note for the Impatient

  5. 1.3 Scope of This User Guide

  6. 1.3.1 Context-Sensitive Inline Documentation

  7. 1.4 Minimum and Recommended Software & Hardware Requirements

  8. 1.4.1 Minimum Requirements: Hardware

  9. 1.4.2 Minimum Requirements: Software

  10. 1.5 Photosmith Best (and un-best) Uses

  11. 1.5.1 Optimal Workflows

  12. 1.5.2 Non-optimal Workflows

  13. 1.6 Known Issues & Bug Reporting

  14. 1.6.1 Lightroom Plugin Log File

  15. 1.7 Supported Cameras & Camera Raw Format

  16. 1.8 Digital Photography Workflows

  17. 1.8.1 Lightroom First Workflow

  18. 1.8.2 iPad First

  19. 1.8.2.1 Import via Camera Connection Kit

  20. 1.8.3 Proxy JPG Workflow

  21. 1.9 Acknowledgments

  22. 2. Download, Installation & Configuration

  23. 2.1 Photosmith for iPad App

  24. 2.2 Photosmith Lightroom Plugin

  25. 2.2.1 Photosmith Lightroom Plugin Download

  26. 2.2.1.1 Updating Photosmith’s Lightroom Plugin from 3.0.2 to 3.1

  27. 2.2.2 Photosmith Lightroom Plugin Installation

  28. 2.2.3 Lightroom Plugin Preferences

  29. 2.2.3.1 Plugin Version, Check for Updates, Plugin Log File

  30. 2.2.3.2 Lightroom Preview Extraction

  31. 2.2.3.3 Photo Duplication

  32. 2.2.3.4 Matching Options

  33. 2.2.3.5 Service Options

  34. 2.2.4 Creating & Configuring Photosmith’s Publish Service in Lightroom

  35. 2.2.5 Manual Configuration of Photosmith's Publish Service in Lightroom

  36. 2.3 Uninstalling the Lightroom Plugin

  37. 2.4 Non-Required (But Very Helpful) Software (Bonjour)

  38. 2.5 Networking

  39. 2.5.1 Software-Based Firewalls

  40. 2.5.2 Hardware-Based Firewalls (AP Isolation Mode)

  41. 2.5.3 Software-Based Anti-Virus

  42. 2.6 Configuring for Alternative Sync Methods

  43. 2.6.1 Sync via Ad-Hoc Wi-Fi

  44. 2.6.2 Sync via Bluetooth

  45. 3. Using the Photosmith App

  46. 3.1 Interface Overview

  47. 3.1.1 Grid View

  48. 3.1.2 Loupe View

  49. 3.1.3 Fullscreen View

  50. 3.2 QuickTag Bar

  51. 3.2.1 Photo Rotation

  52. 3.2.2 Color Labels

  53. 3.2.3 Star Ratings

  54. 3.2.4 Flags (Pick/Reject)

  55. 3.2.5 Deleting Photos in Photosmith

  56. 3.2.6 Deleting Many Photos at Once in Photos.app in iOS 7

  57. 3.3 Catalog Mode

  58. 3.3.1 Importing Photos into Photosmith

  59. 3.3.1.1 Importing Photos into Photosmith from iPad Albums / Camera Roll

  60. 3.3.1.2 Importing & Exporting Photos Using iTunes

  61. 3.3.2 Sync with Lightroom

  62. 3.3.3 Collections

  63. 3.3.3.1 Photosmith Collections

  64. 3.3.3.2 User Collections *

  65. 3.3.4 Activity Center

  66. 3.3.5 Filters Bar

  67. 3.3.5.1 Filters

  68. 3.3.5.2 Sort

  69. 3.3.5.3 Smart Groups

  70. 3.3.5.4 All, Invert, None

  71. 3.4 (Metadata) Tagging Mode

  72. 3.4.1 Adding & Editing Metadata in Tagging Mode

  73. 3.4.2 Adding, Editing & Deleting Keywords *

  74. 3.4.3 Adding, Editing & Deleting Metadata Presets *

  75. 3.5 Export Mode

  76. 3.5.1 Export to Dropbox *

  77. 3.5.2 Export to Facebook *

  78. 3.5.3 Export to Flickr *

  79. 3.5.4 Export to Email *

  80. 3.5.5 Export to iPad Album *

  81. 3.5.6 Export via PhotoCopy *

  82. 3.5.7 XMP Export *

  83. 3.6 Dashboard Mode, Photosmith Version, IP Address & Sync Port

  84. 3.6.1 Eye-Fi (Import Configuration) *

  85. 3.6.1.1 Eye-Fi Mobi

  86. 3.6.1.2 Eye-Fi X2

  87. 3.6.10 Contact Us (Feedback)

  88. 3.6.11 Love Photosmith? (Feedback)

  89. 3.6.2 FTP Server (Import Configuration) *

  90. 3.6.3 Lightroom (Sync Configuration) *

  91. 3.6.4 Convert Links (Tools)

  92. 3.6.5 Maintenance (Tools) *

  93. 3.6.6 Diagnostics (Tools) *

  94. 3.6.7 Welcome Wizard (Help)

  95. 3.6.8 Knowledge Base (Help)

  96. 3.6.9 Ideas & Suggestions (Feedback)

  97. 4. Using Photosmith's Lightroom Plugin

  98. 4.1 User Collections in Photosmith’s Lightroom Plugin

  99. 4.1.1 Creating a New User Collection

  100. 4.1.2 Editing a User Collection

  101. 4.1.3 Deleting a User Collection

  102. 4.2 Photosmith Sync in Lightroom

  103. 4.2.1 Starting a Sync in Lightroom

  104. 4.2.2 Resolving Metadata Conflicts *

  105. 4.3 Syncing only Keywords

  106. 4.4 Metadata Conflicts Between Photosmith and Lightroom

  107. 5. Glossary of Terms

  108. Can I import photos from the Camera Connection Kit (CCK) right into Photosmith for iPad?

  109. Can I view photos located in Camera or flash memory in Photosmith prior to importing?

  110. Can Photosmith sync photos as hierarchical folders to reflect folder structures in Lightroom?

  111. Can Photosmith sync with Lightroom through USB?

  112. Do you have any plans to support Android Tablets?

  113. Do you have user forum?

  114. Does Eye-Fi Center need to be installed on the same computer that Lightroom is installed on?

  115. Does Photosmith duplicate photos on import?

  116. Does Photosmith operate any faster on the latest iPad hardware?

  117. Does Photosmith support Dropbox sync?

  118. Does Photosmith support SFTP or FTP?

  119. Help! Why has Photosmith completely frozen my iPad?

  120. How can I undo a delete in Photosmith?

  121. How do I "Drag & Drop" photos?

  122. How do I copy photos from ShutterSnitch to Photosmith using PhotoCopy?

  123. How do I delete a User Collection?

  124. How do I delete photos imported via the Camera Connection Kit (CCK)?

  125. How do I delete photos in Photosmith?

  126. How do I generate an Eye-Fi Card Upload Key?

  127. How do I import photos from my camera using the Camera Connection Kit (CCK) into Photosmith?

  128. How do I move to the next photo in Loupe and Fullscreen Views?

  129. How do I receive a refund?

  130. How do I zoom in on a photo in Loupe or Fullscreen Views?

  131. How is the Auto-Advance button used?

  132. How many keywords can I assign to a photo in Photosmith for iPad?

  133. I have a new iPad Air, but my Eye-Fi Card's Upload Key isn't being populated in Photosmith. Why?

  134. I just installed the Photosmith plugin for Lightroom in Windows 7 and it says "Detected problem: The required files for the plugin to auto-detect Photosmith are not running or not available." Help!

  135. I see camera outline thumbnails ("ghost" photos) in Grid View in Photosmith, and they can't be deleted. How do I remove them?

  136. I try to enable Eye-Fi in Photosmith, but I receive a notice saying it can't open the port

  137. I upgraded to a new iPad and Photosmith isn't showing up as a prior purchase.

  138. I'm shooting at an event which has Wi-Fi, but they're AP Isolated. What are my options?

  139. If I delete photos in a synced User Collection in Photosmith for iPad, are the photos also deleted in Lightroom?

  140. Photosmith lists 60 photos in a User Collection, but only 2 photos are shown. Help!

  141. Photosmith's Lightroom plugin doesn't work. I'm receiving an "The plug-in description script (Info.lua) is missing." error!

  142. Sync with Lightroom is failing because my camera reset to _MG_0001. Help!

  143. What are the minimum software and hardware requirements for Photosmith for iPad app and Lightroom plugin?

  144. What happened to my "AllPhotos" collection in Lightroom?

  145. What if I change the folder location of a synced photo on my Mac/PC? Won't that cause Photosmith's Lightroom sync to fail?

  146. What is "Tagging"?

  147. What is a Proxy JPG?

  148. What is the Psahttp (psahttp.exe) Service?

  149. What's the difference between the "Sync this collection with Photosmith" and the Publish button in Lightroom?

  150. While syncing with Lightroom, Photosmith shows the warning message 'Please resume Photosmith so that sync can continue' - Does this mean that I need to keep my iPad awake and not locked? What about my poor iPad's battery?

  151. Who do I contact for Photosmith support?

  152. Why are my photos automatically advancing when I just select a star rating or color label?

  153. Why are photos showing up in my Photo Stream?

  154. Why Can't I See Photosmith in iPad's Location Services? (iOS6)

  155. Why do I see multiple Eye-Fi card upload keys? How do I fix it?

  156. Why won't my iPad screenshots sync with Lightroom?

  157. Why won't Photosmith's Eye-Fi service start?