black/white processing not stored in XMP sidecar file

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when precessing NEF files and conferting them to black and white, then storing the processing into the XMP sidecar and importing the NEF+xmp into another catalog the image is in color. The B&W conversion seems not to be stored in the xmp sidecar.
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Arnold Bartel

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Double-check that after converting the photo to black-and-white but before importing it into another catalog, you've selected the photo and done Metadata > Save Metadata To File. 
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john beardsworth

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Ensure you have not applied a Develop preset upon  when you imported them into the other catalogue.

Also remember that xmp doesn't contain all your work (though it should contain B&W adjustments), so use File > Export as Catalog and File > Import from Another Catalog to transfer all work between catalogues.