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    Import Microsoft OneDrive camera roll into Lightroom just as a placeholder files?

    I'm trying to keep as much as possible in the cloud when it comes to photos from my Phone. With OneDrive my files are shown as placeholder files and only download when I want them. I was trying to copy this OneDrive folder into Lightroom but it was downloading the files. Does anyone know how I...
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    External Storage solution for growing storage needs and speed

    Hi, Besides my photography and videography, I use my PC for just about everything. I just built a new PC that has Thunderbolt 3. I need more storage for external storage and want to improve the access speed. I have two Drobo's and a Synology NAS. I use Backblaze, which currently holds about...
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    Transitioning to online storage solution

    I have been working to keep my library and my mobile pictures online. With my Pixel 3 I'm using, of course, Google Photos {not full quality jpg} and OneDrive. Besides the catalog and photos being stored online I have the copy on my PC, plus these photos are backed up also online with my backup...
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    Leaps in technology leaving me lost and overwhelmed in organizing photos!

    I did connect my Pixel 3 to the PC, unlike previously doing this with my Samsung the transfer would be interrupted when the screen shuts off. Love using Google photos as a backup. Digital is great but just adds to the complexity and it shouldn't, just too many choices and cameras to use.
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    Leaps in technology leaving me lost and overwhelmed in organizing photos!

    I'm 57, I wish I was born later and able to jump into photography in the digital age as a teen and not have negatives & slide scanning issues. Well my concern isn't about scanning and could be the same issue to someone who never touched a film camera. Just a few years ago it seemed simply...
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    Lightroom can not use the catalog because it's not writable and can't be opened"

    Operating System: Windows 10 Exact Lightroom Version (Help menu > System Info): 7.0.1 [ 1142117 ] Yesterday I upgraded from Lightroom CC 6 to Lightroom Classic. The message upon opening Lr Classic was " Lightroom can not use the catalog because it's not writable and can't be opened". I tried...
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    Remove keyword from keyword list but keep it with photos

    Ok, sounds like a good option. So create "Archive" with the names under it like a subfolder.
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    Remove keyword from keyword list but keep it with photos

    I have photos from about 10 years ago where I used the names of people as a keyword. No longer associated with these people but they live in my keyword list. Gets old when I'm adding keywords and see their names coming across. At best I'd like to archive these names to keep them with the photo...
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    Remove keyword from keyword list but keep it with photos

    I have some keywords that will never be used again so I want to remove them from the keyword list however I want the keywords to remain with the photo. Is there a way to do this or archive the keyword?
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    Exporting video keywords to Premiere Elements 14 Organizer

    Well not to write to it but maybe as a sidecar?
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    Exporting video keywords to Premiere Elements 14 Organizer

    For the last few years I've imported my videos into Lr. Having used Premiere 5.5 I'd like to move up but only go to the Elements version. I see they have an organizer, the keyword structure seems more rigged. I'm not sure if this is too limiting in being able to add all the keywords I want...
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    Larger Panel to add Keywords

    Besides the individual panels to add 9 keyworks tags is there a way to expand past 9 or maybe some kind of plugin to make adding keywords faster?
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    Export to Google Photos

    Thanks for the reply, yeah pictures are my main concern.
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    Export to Google Photos

    Would you know why videos lose their original dates but not photos?
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    Export to Google Photos

    That makes sense, thanks!
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    Creative Cloud not launching

    Okay, did a cold boot on the PC, still not loading CC. So I first tried and succeeded reinstalling without installing. Signed in and updated, thanks. Besides this, this morning also had and issue with my Epson Scanner. Sometimes you just want to use your computer and get things done, foolish me!
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    Export to Google Photos

    I have Google Photo Uploader and have done it that way. Problem when you do that is to get the Lightroom adjustments you have to still have to export your images then use that new folder to send to Google. Like my Smugmug account I'd like to stay right in Lr, do what I want to the images and...
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    Export to Google Photos

    I know this has popped up before. I'm trying to be able to export to Google Photos. I tried using Jeffrey Friedl's a couple of times. Is there any new solution to do this? Frustrating to have all my cell phone pictures up with Google but my 'real' photos sit. Thanks
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    Creative Cloud not launching

    That's just it, I can't even get the Creative Cloud to load, even if I try as admin.
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    Creative Cloud not launching

    So I know from yesterday on my laptop that there is an update for Photoshop CC and Lightroom CC. Booted up my Windows 10 Desktop PC and the Creative cloud icon Isn't showing, I manually start it, still nothing. I went into both programs for updates and nothing. Rebooted and the issue remains...
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    Lr Menu Bar on PC - grey out

    Forgot to update, now on Windows 10
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    Lr Menu Bar on PC - grey out

    For some reason I don't recall the Menu bar{PC} being white. Can I add grey instead? Thanks!
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    Lr 5 crashing and locking up PC

    I thought the unstable version was the warning that Laura emailed out. I waited when till they patched that one the following week or so. I don't make my living as a professional photographer anymore. I would really be pissed with Adobe right now.
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    Lr 5 crashing and locking up PC

    I've been using Lr since version 2 and never had an issue like this. I'm using Windows 10 and Lr CC V2015.2.1. At the end of last weekend I launched Lr and inserted a SD card. This is when Lr stopped responding and for the most part locked up the computer. Today when the window slowly open to...
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    Lr CC with NAS

    Thanks for the reply. It would just be myself accessing the catalog, either on the laptop or desktop. I would close one before opening it on the other.
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