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  1. MarkNicholas

    Custom Sorting Photos in a Folder that contain Virtual Copies

    The problem is now resolved but I thought I would share my experience. I had approximately 200 photos in folder which I imported into LR classic...no problem I re-ordered the photos using the custom sort.. no problem I renamed the photos XXX0001 to XXX0200 inorder that they would have the...
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    Lightroom Needs to do some Housekeeping

    Installed the latest LRCC. Fired up the desktop and its been 2 hours updating. Now 97%. What is being updated and why does it take so long ?
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    On the home straight now !

    Almost there... into the nervous 90's. Anyone know what I'm talking about ?
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    Sync Syncing virtual copies from Classic to LRCC

    I would like to share my recent experience. Years ago (pre-LR) I scanned many printed photos. I did this by putting (usually 4) photos on a the flatbed scanner and scanning to produce a high resolution TIFF file. A few years later after I started using LR I imported all these scanned files...
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    OneDrive - How it gobbled up my hard drive

    If you use OneDrive to back up documents then this may be useful for you, particularly if your hard drive is nearly full. I turned on my lap top yesterday only to find that my hard drive was almost full. I knew something was wrong as I knew that about a week ago I had about 40GB free space and...
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    Preset B&W 12

    There is a black and white preset in Lightroom Classic called B&W 12. When applied it clips the highlights and shadows by 10%. However, I can't find the slider / adjustment settings that have caused this. Any ideas ? To put it another way. How can I replicate this without the preset.
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    LR can’t read HEIC files on PC

    I just took about 70 photos on my iPhone not realizing that it was taking HEIC files rather than JPEG. LRCC on the IPhone reads them ok but they are not recognized in LR (CC or Classic). Anyone know a quick way to convert these files to jpg without downloading some unknown conversion software ?
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    Big problem with Capture dates on Phone photos

    For a while now I have been importing Phone photos into LR Classic. These take a lot longer to apply keywords etc. as they tend to be in small batches. However I am just about up to date and noticed that there are quite a few photos that have the wrong capture date and that the date could be out...
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    Publishing to OneDrive Recently very slow

    Recently, I have found that publishing photos from LR to OneDrive is taking a very long time. Significantly longer than it used to take and I now have super fast broadband. In the end I found it much quicker to just export jpegs to the hard drive and then copy them directly into OneDrive. When I...
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    Xd CC

    I notice that in Adobe Creative Cloud update panel I can install Xd CC - Design, prototype and share user experiences. What does this software do and is it worth installing ?
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    Sync this catalog instead ?

    My Lightroom Classic Catalog is on my desktop computer. From there I have many photos synced with LR CC as smart previews. I also have LR Classic on my laptop. The catalog is currently empty and I don't have any photos on my laptop. When I start LR Classic on my lap top and try to start...
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    What are these Files ? Can they be safely deleted

    I just noticed 2 files in my Lightroom Catalog folder. one is called Workflow and the other workflow-2. They are Adobe Lightroom Classic CC files What are these files for ? can they be safely deleted ?
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    Update : Getting Phone photos from Phone to LR Classic on Desktop and syncing Smart Previews

    Operating System: Wind 10 pro Exact Lightroom Version (Help menu > System Info): LR CC mobile 3.1.1 & LR Classic 7.2 Ok I have now been doing this for some time and have refined my work flow and thought I would share. Apologies if this repeats some of the content in my previous posts which can...
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    Import Sync Issue

    Operating System: Windows 10 Pro Exact Lightroom Version (Help menu > System Info): LR Classic 7.1 (latest available version) There appears to be a bug in LR Classic as follows. I have added additional photos to a folder on my hard drive from outside of LR. All the existing photos in that...
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    What Next ?

    Operating System: Win 10 Pro Exact Lightroom Version (Help menu > System Info): LR CC 1.1 I have synced 41k + photos to the cloud (smart previews) from LR Classic. All are keyworded with location info etc. All are start rated. All are edited. So now what ? I feel lost. Any advice about...
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    File Rename Issue with date

    Operating System: Win 10 Pro Exact Lightroom Version (Help menu > System Info): LR Classic (latest) I have renumbered my imported phone photos due a clash of numbers. My rename is simply Phone_{Date}_{original file name}. However, I noticed that for many photos the date inserted in the name is...
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    LRCC - Basic Cloud Storage increased to 120GB

    Operating System: Windows 10 pro Exact Lightroom Version (Help menu > System Info): 1.0.1 LRCC tells me I now have 120GB Cloud storage instead of the previous 20GB. Was this officially announced ?
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    Download Originals from the LR CC to my Hard Drive

    Operating System: Windows 10 pro Exact Lightroom Version (Help menu > System Info): LR Classic 7.0.1 Ok its a basic question but I just want to be sure before I mess it up. I took some photos on my Iphone. I uploaded these to LRCC to the Cloud. I can see them in LR Classic. Now how do I...
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    Different Photo counts in LR CC and Classic

    Operating System: Win 10 Pro Exact Lightroom Version (Help menu > System Info): Lightroom CC1.0.1 Ok this is really going to annoy me until I sort it. In LR CC it says I have 30,130 photos but in Classic it says 30,141 photos are synced. Any thoughts ?
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    Impressed with LR CC on Iphone

    Operating System: Win 10 pro Exact Lightroom Version (Help menu > System Info): LR Classic and LR CC I have LRCC on my desktop, laptop and Iphone. I now have 30,000+ smart previews uploaded to the cloud synced from LR Classic. Last night I decided to play around with several older photos using...
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    LRCC(desktop) v LRCC(Iphone)

    Operating System: Win 10 pro Exact Lightroom Version (Help menu > System Info): LRCC 1.0 Now here is an odd thing. When using LRCC on my Iphone and I filter photos of a certain star rating it immediately tells me how many photos have been filtered. However, on the desktop the number of filtered...
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    Syncing LR Classic with LR CC - EASY !!!!!

    Operating System: Win 10 Pro Creator Lightroom Version: LR Classic & LR CC (Please go to Help menu > System Info to double check the exact version number) Question or Description of Problem: Ok after all the initial fuss I finally got down to trying to sync between LR Classic and LR CC. I had...
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    An interesting thing ...

    Operating System: Win 10 Pro creator Lightroom Version: LR Classic and LR CC (Please go to Help menu > System Info to double check the exact version number) Question or Description of Problem: Ok so I have downloaded all the new and updated software. Thought I would play around a little with...
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    Personal settings in LR Forum

    Operating System: Win 10 Pro Creator Lightroom Version: LR Classic AND LR CC (Please go to Help menu > System Info to double check the exact version number) Question or Description of Problem: In the personal Settings we are asked to state which version of Lightroom we are using. We now have...
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    Windows 10 Creator - Game Mode On or Off

    Have searched but not found a definitive answer to this. Will having the game mode either on or off have any affect on Lightroom performance. I do of course mean with only Lightroom running, and not with any games running at the same time.
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