Code replacements is a great time-saving feature of Photo Mechanic that allows you to create shortcodes so you can quickly add metadata information.
You type \s7\ and it automates to San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7)
You type \s7#2\ and it automates to quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7)
You type \s7#3\ and it automates to Colin Kaepernick
You type \s7#4\ and it automates to Kaepernick
In order to do that, you must first create a tab separated text file that looks like this
s7 San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) Colin Kapernick Kaepernick
KLC fotos believes in pooling our efforts and allowing photographers to update and access code replacements as necessary.
The code replacements base is viewable to anyone but can only be edited by KLC fotos photographers.
Find the appropriate tab for the league.
You can add names.
If there are roster moves, you can update a player from the "All Players" tab
Find the view of your team(s)
Paste into a plain text file (can create using TextEdit)
Settings>>Set Code Replacements
Or key stroke: control command c
When I type my code, nothing appears
Ensure you are using the correct delimiter character and that you have a plain text .txt file loaded in Photo Mechanic
When I type my code, the wrong strain appears
You may have duplicate strains. If you have more than one strain with the same shortcode, only the first one will appear
You may also have multiple files uploaded
My team isn't listed
KLC fotos photographers are granted access to add/edit players and teams. If no one has created a roster for your team, please start one
I would like to use a different shortcode key (ex "a" instead of "o" for Oakland)
You may change the shortcode key by editing the "Shortcode" formula