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    The catalog does not appear to be a valid Lightroom catalog.

    Wow - thanks! Im gratefull for this kind offer. The Apple shop has in the mean time using various data rescue software found some older catalogs on the broken fusion drive. But they also wont open. Then I found this on internet: Note: On Mac, Lightroom Classic CC/Lightroom 6.1 doesn't zip...
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    The catalog does not appear to be a valid Lightroom catalog.

    Thank you very much. This download worked, but I got the message: this is a valid code, but no valid product is found on this computer - and I am asked to enter purchase code for LR 5. After entering code, I can only move forward with trial version. Next Lr ask me which catalog to update or...
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    The catalog does not appear to be a valid Lightroom catalog.

    Operating System: High Sierra Exact Lightroom Version (Help menu > System Info): LR 7.01 trial Hello dear experts. Im stuck for 2 full days because LR 7 can't open/import my 5.3 GIG LR 6 catalog, because of unknown error. After my 5K iMac came back from repair with new 3tb fusion drive, Adope...
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    1.000.000 photo organise - merging 2 catalogs - LR can't find photos after big upgrad

    Dear victoria Bampton I se you are a Forum leader and other, so you might be the right one to give my wish list. 1. A suggestion box of how to make LR better - up above. 2. A much better Folder pane - with folders slightly bigger so that they can contain symbols and colours chosen from a drop...
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    1.000.000 photo organise - merging 2 catalogs - LR can't find photos after big upgrad

    To Adope developers. For a big organise like this with thousands of folders, colour- and multiple choices of folder labelling would be a God sent! Its really tiring and time consuming to search a folder with gray on gray text only. Imagine the folders were game in the dense bush. The hunter with...
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    1.000.000 photo organise - merging 2 catalogs - LR can't find photos after big upgrad

    Thanks Victoria. Later after the import, the the metadata except keywords shoved up. Then I went to "metadata" and tried "read metadata from files" and "save metadata to files". No keywords showed up, but the keyword suggestion box below had relevant suggestions to any chosen image - so the...
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    Moving photos and metadata from iPhoto to Lightroom

    I have the same problem importing tens of thousands of images edited in ACDsee. LR4 imports only the filename - no EXIF or IPTC and other metadata - start from scratch all over. So much for this "time saving" software
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    1.000.000 photo organise - merging 2 catalogs - LR can't find photos after big upgrad

    I just finished importing 85.000 images from an external drive, but all the EXIF and IPTC metadata from ACDsee is missing. Cant LR read this??? or do I have to tick/untick somewhere? Thank you, Brian
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    1.000.000 photo organise - merging 2 catalogs - LR can't find photos after big upgrad

    Can LR import History, star rating etc - later, when it failed importing first time, or do I have to import everything "from the catalog" where it was edited? It appears that I merged 2 catalogs where the one was not the latest version. There seem to be no answer anywhere as to how to merge two...
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    1.000.000 photo organise - merging 2 catalogs - LR can't find photos after big upgrad

    Thanks ErroBefore upgrading, I made a time machine backup to my 2 TB external. After upgrade, I plugged it in and copied the up to date LR3.4 back up catalog from it to my Momentus. Thats when I was prompted to to upgrade this back up to be compatible with 4.1. I was waiting for the Optibay to...
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    1.000.000 photo organise - merging 2 catalogs - LR can't find photos after big upgrad

    Thanks, I am aware of all this, but think that LR should be able to actively search (browse) for missing images, since Im sure that this is a very common problem for most photographers - if not after moving images outside LR, then after upgrading soft and hardware, like for me right now. Since I...
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    1.000.000 photo organise - merging 2 catalogs - LR can't find photos after big upgrad

    Why can't LR find folders and images with unchanged names by itself when the drive is open. It should not matter where they are or have been moved to if it just searches all files. Would it be an idea to make LR backups and just go ahead to start importing all images - in the waiting time for...
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    1.000.000 photo organise - merging 2 catalogs - LR can't find photos after big upgrad

    Forgot to say that the small catalog is the the one I have used the last half year. The big one is the older.
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    1.000.000 photo organise - merging 2 catalogs - LR can't find photos after big upgrad

    Thanks Erro and Kiwigeoff I think I did not reimport any photos - so non should be in both catalogs. I may remember wrong - work only in the summer with images. Im of course willing to work online if possible - no experience in this. However others won't sheer the insight. I regret having...
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    1.000.000 photo organise - merging 2 catalogs - LR can't find photos after big upgrad

    This may be the biggest challenge to the experts so far in this forum. However I think many photographers have the same problems - thus justifying the time consuming answers.:hail: I have roughly a million photos on 20 hard drives, that I need to reorganise and move the most important to my...
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    Hire a photographer with an IQ of 80 and make a Lightroom that he can understand.

    Hi Victoria Thanks for bothering to comment my negativity. I realize, that its difficult to simplify complex matters, but mother nature does it all the time, so it is possible. I expected to save time when I went from ACDsee to lightroom, but the opposite happened and I am less productive. This...
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    Hire a photographer with an IQ of 80 and make a Lightroom that he can understand.

    The problem with everything made by experts is that its to complicated and difficult to use, because they take for granted, that what is obvious to them is also obvious to the user. Make sure that the stupid photographer ask a lot of stupid questions - and listen carefully. I am not stupid in...
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    Automatic file name generation based on the first 5-10 most important keywords.

    Since its more practical to put keywords first before making file names and since Lightroom cant snap keywords from the file name, this way around could save a lot of time and give longer more descriptive file names.:nod: Thanks
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    Move the navigator in develop module to the right side.

    Thanks Gene I am aware of this, but its far from ideal and the up/down key are on the wrong side on of the keyboard for left hand operation.
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    white area in Develop and Grid modules, to compare white in images with

    Oh - it would also be good to have a white area in Develop and Grid modules, to compare white in images with. This would make it easier to detect color casts. We could click a square of white open next to the image in grid by activating it on the thumbnail.
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    Colors everywhere please. There are good reasons why we have color vision.!

    Its probably 10 times faster to find things by color than by text - just like its much easier to find the only ripe apple on the tree by color, than by reading a label on each apple. :nod: We have color vision because the hunter who saw no colors had less chance of survival by finding his pray...
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    Smooth motion of Develop 1:1 rectangle showing the displayed area of the image

    In the navigator it would be a dream come true, to have an automatic smooth motion of the the rectangle showing the displayed area of the image.:nod: Its very tiring for the eye to scrutinize thousands of images for spots and blemishes in 1:1 when the area searched is jumping and jittering. Let...
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    Move the navigator in develop module to the right side.

    This will allow us to close the left panel and gain more working space (important for smaller monitors):nod: It will also mean moving the curser shorter distances when working in 1:1:nod: (- Please move also the command buttons in the navigator to the top to the bottom since the curser...
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    Automatic CAPTION generation based on file name and keywords about where and what.

    Thanks. Since Lightroom keyworder seem unable to import words from the filename. I have given my new scannings of same images much shorter file names, why they are not identical with the old ones. But it sounds like Synchromatic can do it, if the old and new are arranged in the same order in a...
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    Automatic CAPTION generation based on file name and keywords about where and what.

    Thank you very much. I do not have GPS cameras, so that possibility is not relevant - yet. I know its hardly possible for a program to make an exact semantic description based on Filename and keywords alone. I meant based on this + the same keywords (or some of them) found in Wikipedia or...
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