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    Maintaining Folders when Exporting image files to new Hard Drive

    I needed to reformat my external hard drive where I store my backup files. Although I succeeded in exporting all 15,000 files, they did not export with their associated folders. Instead, files are now stored in numerical order (including many files with the same ID number whereby Lightroom...
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    Using New and Reformatted External Hard Drives

    I use an iMac (OS 10.11.6) with LR 6.6. I had to reformat my G-Tech 4TB external backup drive and replace another one (G-Tech is great with warrantees). My problems are two-fold: showing Lightroom where my original photo files now reside without resorting to "Find Missing Photo" for every...
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    Metadata Has Conflict

    I recently updated from Lightroom 4 to Lightroom 6 (CC). I am also in the process of transferring my image files to a new backup drive. Virtually every file now shows the "!" in the top right-hand corner. When I click on this I get the following message: "The metadata for this photo has been...
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    Copying Images to Back-up Drive

    I am a new member. I have been using LR 4.4 for about a year, manually backing up -- no laughing, please -- by physically reconnecting my flash card after each shoot to the second computer (a Mac) and its accompanying external drive. I am finally about to begin backing up via the standard...