Layers XXL Panorama

Discussions about ElementsXXL, LayersXXL and ActionsXXL
el48tel
Plugin Master
Plugin Master
Posts: 26
Joined: Fri May 02, 2014 7:23 pm

Layers XXL Panorama

Postby el48tel » Sun Mar 22, 2015 4:24 pm

I don't understand the procedure which seems to be going strangely
1 File>Open as layers
select the files
2 Enhance>Tasks>Panorama
brings the open file dialogue box

But the files are open!
3 selecting [cancel] puts the Panorama process into operation regardless

The panoramas are superb - just the strange step #3

the other Tasks requiring layers do similar

HaraldHeim
Plugin Guru
Plugin Guru
Posts: 3323
Joined: Fri Mar 08, 2002 1:00 am
Location: The Plugin Site
Contact:

Re: Layers XXL Panorama

Postby HaraldHeim » Sun Mar 22, 2015 11:10 pm

Normally the procedure is:

1. Choose Enhance > Tasks > Panorama from the Enhance menu.
2. On the appearing Open As Layers dialog and select at least two images by using the Ctrl or Shift key. Then click the Open button.
3. Now you will see all images as layers stitched a panorama.

So you do not need to do the extra step of choosing "Open as Layers".

But if there already is a document with multiple selected layers (e.g. because you already used "Open as Layers" or opened a document with multiple layers with the Open command), you can go to Enhance > Tasks > Panorama and click Cancel on the Open as Layer dialog. Then the existing layers will be used instead of opening new image files.

el48tel
Plugin Master
Plugin Master
Posts: 26
Joined: Fri May 02, 2014 7:23 pm

Re: Layers XXL Panorama

Postby el48tel » Thu Apr 30, 2015 11:39 am

If I want to load a series of RAW images - I can't use Open as layers or use the HDR etc method.
I have to open separately - then stack the images as layers - then use the Enhance route and cancel

HaraldHeim
Plugin Guru
Plugin Guru
Posts: 3323
Joined: Fri Mar 08, 2002 1:00 am
Location: The Plugin Site
Contact:

Re: Layers XXL Panorama

Postby HaraldHeim » Thu Apr 30, 2015 2:47 pm

Open As Layers and the Enhance > Tasks items can open raw files too. Doesn't it work for you?

el48tel
Plugin Master
Plugin Master
Posts: 26
Joined: Fri May 02, 2014 7:23 pm

Re: Layers XXL Panorama

Postby el48tel » Thu Apr 30, 2015 4:28 pm

NO it does not

HaraldHeim
Plugin Guru
Plugin Guru
Posts: 3323
Joined: Fri Mar 08, 2002 1:00 am
Location: The Plugin Site
Contact:

Re: Layers XXL Panorama

Postby HaraldHeim » Thu Apr 30, 2015 4:59 pm

Are you able to open the same raw files via File > Open? If not, then Photoshop Elements is the problem. See our MetaRaw product for making it work anyway.

el48tel
Plugin Master
Plugin Master
Posts: 26
Joined: Fri May 02, 2014 7:23 pm

Re: Layers XXL Panorama

Postby el48tel » Thu Apr 30, 2015 6:37 pm

Open with a RAW file in Elements does work. It is the Open as layers function which will not open RAW

HaraldHeim
Plugin Guru
Plugin Guru
Posts: 3323
Joined: Fri Mar 08, 2002 1:00 am
Location: The Plugin Site
Contact:

Re: Layers XXL Panorama

Postby HaraldHeim » Thu Apr 30, 2015 7:51 pm

What raw file are you trying to open? Which camera? What version of Photoshop Elements are you using?

HaraldHeim
Plugin Guru
Plugin Guru
Posts: 3323
Joined: Fri Mar 08, 2002 1:00 am
Location: The Plugin Site
Contact:

Re: Layers XXL Panorama

Postby HaraldHeim » Fri May 01, 2015 11:14 am

I just noticed that the Open as Layers file dialog does not display .arw raw files. Sorry for the problem. This will be fixed with the next update. In the meantime please enter * or *.arw in the "File name" text box of the file dialog and hit the Enter key to see either all files or only .arw files.


Return to “ElementsXXL / LayersXXL / ActionsXXL”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 3 guests