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How save astrophotography stack files (of different sessions) before doing the stacking?

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When trying to seriously capture faint deep-sky objects, with my rather unprofessional equipment (just a mirrorless camera and a 300mm lens), I tend to do it with several sessions over several days. Each day I add another session to the stack and see if I can squeeze some more photons out.

Each day, however, I have to select all lights, darks, bias, flats of each previous session, over and over again, before adding the files of the new session.

I didn't find a way to save these file selections, so that I don't have to do this repetitive task every session. Did I miss it somewhere or does it not exist?

Thanks for any pointers.



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59 minutes ago, Mark. said:

I would like to know when Affinity will save AP stacks as well. No to be able to save darks,bias,darkflats, flats for each image length and temp keeps me from using this feature and go to other stacking options. Please add this option. Please?

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