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    catalog merge how to choose main catalog

    hello Hal No it is not! I actually paused it shut down LR, opened it and switched it on again, sadly no change. the most confusing dfor me is, when i opened this catalog from the backup for the first time, LR went thru all the faces and did a check! pictures which where added afterwards are...
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    catalog merge how to choose main catalog

    Hello Johan I checked it and switched it off and on again, no change!!! the strange thing is it did detect faces before. I try to attach a screen shot. I do not know what this could be??? on the original opening of the catalog it initiated the face detection automatically. Pictures/files i...
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    catalog merge how to choose main catalog

    Hi Roelof thank you for your reply If I have the catalog open from a old backup, newly added faces, Portraits) or not recognised as faces (No new faces detected) If i import the same pics in the LR catalog on the laptop all faces are instantly detected as such! My worry is now, that idf I...
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    catalog merge how to choose main catalog

    Hi All I had to start one catalog from a back-up. this catalog somehow has no face recognition. The original catalog of this back-up, was on a crashed exHD with all/most (70k+ files)of the pics. The default catalog( if I open LR on laptop with no exHD attahed), is still on the laptop but has...
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    NO MORE FACE RECOGNICION

    Ok I found something!!! I used the latest LR backup i had safed on a exHD to start the new catalog. If I open with this no peoples view. However if I open LR with default catalog on laptop I get a peoples view welcome screen! How do I merge the two catalogs that the laptop catalog, (no pics)...
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    NO MORE FACE RECOGNICION

    Hello All I recently had to redo my intire catalog as just before I could do my weekly backup my exHD packed up.. A bit of a bad 2 month as I lost 3 HD since Dec2018. After I "pointed" LR to the new hd and merged what was on the latest backup with the new one LR serched for 12H strait for faces...
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    cant get face recognicion back

    Hello Jim I tried now everything. there are 19 pictures of a person in the strip. For reasons unknown I could select the last one and name it in the peoples view. The others are are just not Showing. I named them in the keyword tab , but no way they show in the people view. If I select all the...
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    How to move my catalog

    Hi Paul hope you well. I do want to MOVE my catalog.. Can I just copy past/ drag it to the new location and which parts do i need to move or is there a specific way to do it? Sorry Paul all good, only read till rename ((-:
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    How to move my catalog

    Hi all At the moment I have my Lightroom folders ( LR cat. lrcat, preview.lrdata, LR setting + backups) on an external drive, as I till recently used several machines to excess LR. As I sold my I mac and got myself a 4K monitor I now work only on the laptop. I often have the problem that, evn...
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    cant get face recognicion back

    Hi All I must have at one stage dismissed a picture from face recognicion. However I found a name to a person and want to asign it in "People" view. I can highlight the photos, can go into that folder, the pictures never show up in "people" view! What needs to be done??
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    strange "envelope" guide lines in crop tool

    Hi all, Since yesterday I have strange "envelope" guidelines in my crop view instead of the 9 squares. How do I get the 9 field squares view back Thanks in advance
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    why does it takes ages

    (((-: Ok Cletus I think about it!!
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    why does it takes ages

    First of all, thanks to everybody! Yes indeed I use LR 6.10 and, yes it is "checking catalog integrity" that takes for ever(18% bat. live of MBP) The HD is connected via USB3 and there is about 400GB free space on iMac and 300gb on the MBP. I was suspecting that the exHD would be slower but not...
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    why does it takes ages

    Operating System: Exact Lightroom Version (Help menu > System Info): For reasons of my own I have my LR catalog on a external HD. I connect this HD either on my laptop or on a iMac. Since I have the catalog on the HD it takes 15min and more to backup the catalog, even with hardly any changes...
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    How to create a new cattalog from scratch?

    What about the latest changes I made, are they not stored in a backup?
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