Writing keywords as Lightroom hierarchy

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GarfieldKlon

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Hi :)

There is a setting 'Writing keywords as Lightroom hierarchy' in the export dialog. Not sure about my translation...
So what does this setting really do? I found one explanation via Google that says it writes '|' between hierarchical keywords. I tested it with a RAW file, but if I check the file properties and the keywords, there is no '|' between any keyword.
 
In the EXIF, there are two keyword fields. One is Subject and contains keywords separated by commas. The other is HierarchicalSubject which are the keywords expressed as a hierarchy. It is this field that is populated when you check the box on the export dialog. This field also has the "|" between words as Google describes.
You may need a dedicated EXIF viewer like Exiftool to see all of the image header fields.
 
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