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    Anybody else confirmed this issue with LR 4 install over existing LR3?

    I am hoping someone can clarify something for me on the point curve thing... My understanding is that doing things like changing the tone curve from "Medium Contrast" to "High Contrast" will carry over from LR3 to LR4, but if I do something custom it will not carry over. Is that correct? Or...
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    Question about XMP sidecar files

    Hello - Thanks for the thoughtful response.... You are correct that my fears were unfounded... I just tried this again: Import file into Lightroom, perform edits in Lightroom, do a Synchronize folder, and specified "Scan for Metadata Updates" in the synchronize dialog. This did not...
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    Question about XMP sidecar files

    I came across this posting, and it asks basically the same question I'd like answered... here is my situation: I am moving over to Lightroom from a different image management program and workflow. I found that the best way to migrate some photo information over into Lightroom was via the XMP...
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    Optimizing import speed

    Thanks again for the suggestions.... a few things I was asked... - My machine has 3 Gig of memory and has a "Core i5" processor that reports as 2.53 GHz. So, not the fastest in the world, but pretty fast... in my humble opinion, that should be plenty of horsepower to import some pictures! -...
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    Optimizing import speed

    Thanks much for the welcome to the forums and the thoughtful replies... I've logged the feature request and will also give the "Previous Import" collection a look... sounds like a good way to get started culling without having everything complete. I do not convert to DNG... just importing...
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    Optimizing import speed

    I've read a lot on this subject here in the forums and elsewhere, but I'm still struggling to understand a couple things... My goal is to shorten import time as much as possible so that I can most quickly get into library view and start culling out images. I am very happy to sacrifice quite...
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