Why are not all keywords displayed in the dearch dialog?

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The keywords are subject to the following rules:


In the annotation editor all keywords that were ever defined by the user are displayed, regardless if they are assigned to an image or not.


In the database searchdialog only those keywords are displayed, which are actually contained in the database, i.e. which were assigned to an image at some time. Obviously, it doesn't make sense to search for a keyword that was never used for an image. The same is true for the Keyword View of the Explorer.


Keywords from IPTC fields are transferred to the database when the image is first viewed. In a directory with many hundreds of images, this would require a lot of manual browsing by the user, in order to transfer all keywords to the database. For this reason, the concept of albums was developed. If you define an album for the specific directory, and set the checkbox Add all database records now in the album dialog to true, then all image information of that directory including EXIF and IPTC fields are stored immediately in the database after the dialog is closed.


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