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  1. guido.coza

    catalog merge how to choose main catalog

    Hi All I had to start one catalog from a back-up. this catalog somehow has no face recognition. The original catalog of this back-up, was on a crashed exHD with all/most (70k+ files)of the pics. The default catalog( if I open LR on laptop with no exHD attahed), is still on the laptop but has...
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    Hello All I recently had to redo my intire catalog as just before I could do my weekly backup my exHD packed up.. A bit of a bad 2 month as I lost 3 HD since Dec2018. After I "pointed" LR to the new hd and merged what was on the latest backup with the new one LR serched for 12H strait for faces...
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    How to move my catalog

    Hi all At the moment I have my Lightroom folders ( LR cat. lrcat, preview.lrdata, LR setting + backups) on an external drive, as I till recently used several machines to excess LR. As I sold my I mac and got myself a 4K monitor I now work only on the laptop. I often have the problem that, evn...
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    cant get face recognicion back

    Hi All I must have at one stage dismissed a picture from face recognicion. However I found a name to a person and want to asign it in "People" view. I can highlight the photos, can go into that folder, the pictures never show up in "people" view! What needs to be done??
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    strange "envelope" guide lines in crop tool

    Hi all, Since yesterday I have strange "envelope" guidelines in my crop view instead of the 9 squares. How do I get the 9 field squares view back Thanks in advance
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    why does it takes ages

    Operating System: Exact Lightroom Version (Help menu > System Info): For reasons of my own I have my LR catalog on a external HD. I connect this HD either on my laptop or on a iMac. Since I have the catalog on the HD it takes 15min and more to backup the catalog, even with hardly any changes...
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    How to create a new cattalog from scratch?

    Operating System: mac 10.11.6 Exact Lightroom Version (Help menu > System Info):Lr 6 It most likely will be much easier than I think. I have a folder with my LR catalog in it. Sadly over time this folder became very confusing level 1= 2 folder ( settings date folder 4 items) open date folder=...
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    preserving edits on missing pictures

    Hi All I stupidly moved some pictures outside lightroom and the catalog is a mess. Even so I can see pictures in a specific folder in "FINDER" LR seems not to see them as the same I'm looking for. IF i would go and say "find missing pictures" LR imports the found pictures to its catalog and...
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    Hi All I try now for some time to find a key combination where I can move my pic while zoomed in and using one of the tools(spot healing, adjustment brush, etc) lets say I want to remove some spots in a face I normaly zoom in to at least 1:2 -1:1 BUT i always have to leave the tool if I want to...
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    can one do voice recordings to a slideshow

    Hi all Just a quick question Can I do voice recording to a slideshow. I have a slideshow with musik but would like to prerecord a explanation for certain /all slides. Possible? Thanks in advance
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    delete only copies

    Hi all After I got my catalog about right and merged and imported from other catalogs I found to my horror copies everywhere. A initially thought easy way to get rid of them was to go to the filter go on text "copy 1" and delete all copies. BUT between the 8 thousand odd copies where also...
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    Stil not happy with catalog location and sync fuction

    Hi All after many battles with trying to get two lightroom catalogs to sync how I want it, I decided to move the LR catalog onto a external USB 3 HD where most (98%) of the pics are. The drawback is LR becomes very sluggish and there the first question IF i had to move the catalog on an...
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    still struggle with catalog merging

    Hi Guys I still seem, not getting it right to merge my catalogs and always have the latest edits. I keep all pictures on a external drive. Now and than I move new pics from either iMac or laptop to this external drive. Than I edit/delete pics either on laptop or on iMac on this drive. On top I...
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    recover adjustments in outside LR moved files

    Hi Guys and Girls I did a bit of a boo boo. I copied picture folders outside lightroom onto a external HD. What is the best way of not loosing all the edits of the pic.? Undo and redo everything via LR (some pics however are on Laptop, some desktop some exHD) would be a mission! All pictures...
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    will i find adjustments on backup ?

    Hi all As it looks I left my external drive with my pics in a hotelroom and the staff " did not" find it!! Luckely I have all pics twice backed up. The question is will the backup have all adjustments? I thought I could open a pic that is on the missing drive, LR will tell me it cant find the...
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    Loading backup hardrive on to LR without creating duplicates

    I would like to load my Back-up hard drive into LR As per usual a back-up should have the same than the original.! As far as I understand the way LR works, the program would load the back-up pics as new pics into the catalog. However this would mess-up the picture count totally. One of the...
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    changes not showing after import from another catalog

    Hi All I seem not to be winning! I spend days on my laptop assigning names to faces in the "people" tab. I exported the catalog onto a external drive, imported from this catalog and none of the new names I added on the laptop show up in my master catalog!! Am I missing something??
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    Last time, merge or import catalog

    Hi All Same old same old question, merge or import?? My main picture folder is on a external hard drive. Folder hierarchy is time based. 2017;01, 2017;02 etc. On the iMac, if I'm home I start a new folder lets say 2017;03 all pictures I'll take while home I put in there. Now I go on Safari and I...
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    Griedview disabled since update

    Hi All Just updated my LR and I have no more grid view. I had 6.0 it updated to cc. Gridview does not highlight and I have a single frame in the window, doesn't matter wish module
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    Moving catalog not files

    I seem to have some blond moment again. I search the web up and down but do not find a solution to what I want. I think it was You Jim Wilde, who said "we have a MASTER and a MOBILE catalog! I did that on my iMAC and thanks to you, it is perfect and up and running. All the pictures 60K+ are on a...
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    best way of "transporting" metadata changes

    Hi all and a awesome 2017 to come I have all my pics on a mobile drive and lightroom installed on 3 different computer. The question is,: if I want to show a buddy of mine some pics and the changes I have done to it but do not want to haul my laptop around, which would be the best file format...
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    how to stop LR create sub folder

    As I had to get completely set-up afresh, some settings had to be adjusted. The one I can;t find is how to stop LR to create time based subfolders. I choose a folder and LR creates subfolders within this folder. Drives me nuts!! Otherwise all here, a awesome adventures and positive, venture...
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    Having two catalogs and how to do it ?

    Hi All I guess this question was asked a thousand time but i could not find the thread, sorry! I got a new desktop computer and would like to do two things Keep one copy on my laptop, which I take with me on travel. Have a copy of that catalog on my iMac. Two things After every trip I load the...
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    wrong file order on card before import

    Hi all I recently got a second hand 1D x. One of the first thing I did was to format the cf card that came with the camera. I also use one of my old cards from my 1D IV. I use a card reader to import directly to LR. Recently pictures are on the LR import screen not in the order I took them but...
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    keyword inside keyword not assigned

    Hi All Until now I was under the impression that if I have a picture in loupe view or even grid view in the Library module, and I go to my keyword list right-click it and than choose "create keyword inside ....." this newly created keyword will be assigned to the pictures selected. Now I realize...