Elements Organizer: Why does a file go to Recycle Bin/Trash Can when I apply metadata?

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Why when I apply meta data in PSE9 does a file go to the recycle bin?
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alex meelker

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Posted 6 years ago

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Ken

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Because PSE re-writes the image file to include the updated metadata, thus creating an entirely new file. The old file has to go somewhere, so PSE moves it to the Recycle Bin instead of the bit bucket.

Ken
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alex meelker

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Thanks Ken that is what I kind of thought also...But is there away to by pass this and just delete it totaly instead or dosnt it really matter as long as I clean out my recycle bin?
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Ken

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I'm not aware of any setting in PSE to "Bypass the Recyle Bin". You're correct that it doesn't matter as long as you empty the Recycle Bin.

Ken