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  1. Califdan

    Increment date tool?

    Hi, Looking for a plug in to adjust/change Image dates (the date seen in View Options, Filters, Smart Collections and sort options. What I need is to select a set of images then with the plug in specify a "start date/time" and an increment. The plugin then should process the selected images...
  2. Califdan

    Survey View Border

    I'm running 10.0 so I don't know if this has been fixed in 10.1 or not. In my 10.0 system, in the survey view, the active image no longer has a discernable border around it making it impossible to determine which image is currently the active (most selected) image (if the filmstrip is not being...
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    Bulk set grid sort field for all folders

    Hi, Anyone know a way to mass set the sort field for all folders to, say, file name other than selecting and changing them all one by one? thanks -- Dan
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    Save Metadata to File for DNG's does not clear the tag

    Hi, In some (not all) cases where I have a DNG file where LrC shows the down-arrow icon indicating that the metadata in LrC has changed and the change has not been copied to the file, when I click the icon (or use the menu to save metadata to file). The date/time shown in Windows/10 file...
  5. Califdan

    calculate aspect ratio and export as keyword?

    Hi, Anyone know of a plugin that can calculate aspect ratios (as a percent) from the cropped dimensions and save the number someplace in metadata or be able to include that number on exported images as an additional keyword added during export? Thanks -- Dan
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    LrC 10.0 new PV?

    Does LrC/10.0 come with a new process version (PV)?
  7. Califdan

    re-converting Develop presets to XMP on each launch

    Hi all, One of my clients, who was running LR 2015.5 as I recall) on Mac High Sierra bought a new camera (Canon 5d Mark IV). That version of LR pre-dated the new camera so couldn't import the CR2 files. So, I helped her upgrade LR to 8.4 which is the highest version that the Adobe Cloud app...
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    dealing with dated folder structure after changing capture date

    HI, I usually answer questions here rather than ask them, but want to see if there is a better way to do this. When someone imports a bunch of scanned images from old negatives or slides, the capture date/time on those images is usually the date/time they were scanned. However, once in...
  9. Califdan

    Pixel based duplicate finder

    Hi, I recall, many moons ago reading a forum post that mentioned a LR Duplicate finder plug in that is based on actual pixel content of the images rather than on EXIF metadata. I don't recall if that was here or in Photoshop Family or some other forum. Does anyone know where I can find such...
  10. Califdan

    List of images for copyright registration

    I went in to register my 2019 images with the copyright office as I have done each of the last several years. And, once again, they have changed things. In the past one just uploaded one or more zip files containing small JPG versions of the images. Creating these to be zipped folders was...
  11. Califdan

    How I use Star ratings

    I just posted this as a reply to another thread, but thought it would be useful to post in it's own thread so others can find it easier.... One point to emphasize in the use of star ratings is CONSISTANCY. If today when I'm feeling cheery, I give a certain image 4 stars but next week that...
  12. Califdan

    Accumulated wish list for LR Classic Library module

    Over many years, myself and others in this forum have repeatedly made requests for improvements to LR Classic - many of which are for the Library Module. Most of these requests have been ignored by Adobe, only to re-requested over and over as new users start using LR Classic and stumble upon...
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    HEIC arrive as JPG

    Hi, I am not an Apple person and don't own an iPhone or Mac computer so my usual approach when one of my clients has a problem I haven't seen before is to experiment till I figure it out. But, lacking the requisite device a am hoping this forum can help. My client is running LR Classic 8.3...
  14. Califdan

    Publish Services Modified Photos to Re-publish management aid?

    Hi, I am a heavy user of Publish Services with several hundred Publish Service Collections (none are of the "smart" type). In almost all situations, any particular image may appear in a dozen or more of these Publish Service Collections. Although some Publish Service Plugin's have some...
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    Publish Services 500px.com Publish Service defunct (where to complain)

    Hi all, I use several Publish Services (PS) - several from jfriedl but also some provided by the destination site. I use these to manage my images on various web sites including Image Rights, Facebook (business page), Flickr, Zenfolio (my personal web site), Instagram, and 500px. Earlier...
  16. Califdan

    Pixel Values?

    In LR CC Desktop, web, or mobile; is there a place where we can see the pixel values (R, G, & B values) for the pixel where the mouse pointer is in the image? What I'm looking for are the numbers that show up under the histogram in the Develop Module in LR Classic.
  17. Califdan

    Warning the LR5 won't run on next Mac OS?

    Hi, I'm not a Mac person, but one of my clients who is running LR5 got this message when she open LR recently. "This software will not work with future versions of macOS and needs to be updated to improve compatibility. Contact the developer for more information." So, not being a Mac person...
  18. Califdan

    splitting new CC and Classic - a question

    Operating System: Not system dependent Exact Lightroom Version (Help menu > System Info): Question not version dependent I have a large LR7 Classic catalog (> 80,000 images occupying > 3tb image storage) which is where I do my LR work. Within this catalog I have a couple of dozen collections...
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    file system for Ext HD shared between Mac and PC

    Hi, I have a client who needs to access his catalog from both Mac's and PC's. One is a desktop and one is a laptop that he uses in the house (WiFi LAN) and on the road. On a daily basis while at the house he may go back and forth between the two multiple times which precludes copying the...
  20. Califdan

    referencing Publish Service Collection Set in Smart Collection

    Hi, I am creating a Smart Collection where one of the rules I need is to select images that are in a "Publish Service Collection Set". In this case I'm using the Zenfolio Publish Service from J Friedl. This publish service shows my Zenfolio hierarchy of groups and galleries as a hierarchy in...
  21. Califdan

    How to remove old Publish services

    Due to issues in the past I had to re-add several of my LR Publish Service Plug-in's. My old ones are in a "disabled" status but when I highlight one of them (see screen shot) the "remove" button gets gray'ed out and can't be pressed. Any idea why I can't get rid of these and how to fix it...
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