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Assigning "hierarchical" keywords using Batch Change or Metadata Preset

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phosgraphis Level 2 Level 2 (285 points)
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Feb 28, 2013 8:41 AM

Part of my keywording structure looks like this:

 

Men

     Basketball

     Golf

     etc.

Women

     Basketball

     Golf

     etc.

 

I know that true hierarchical keywords don't exist in Aperture. But when I assign keywords using the Keyword Controls or dragging from the HUD, the parent (men or women) is "attached" so you can search for the one you want.

 

I want to be able to assign the proper keywords using Batch Change or in a metadata preset during import. But I have yet to find a way to do this. Is there some hidden syntax for this? Or is it one of those impossible things in Aperture's current (and rather limited) keyword handling?

Aperture 3, OS X Mountain Lion (10.8), Mac Pro, 16GB

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