1. A

    Can't find a keyword hierarchy option

    Hi all! I recall recently selecting a keyword option so that everything within a keyword hierarchy (ie, all the sub-levels) shows when searching the keyword list - not just the keywords from the search. It's been really handy whilst organising my hierarchies better. However, I'd like to...
  2. bill.fischer5

    Keyword list exporting and importing in LRC

    I spent many hours cleaning up my keywords and building a new hierarchy. I accidentally applied a 4 star rating to all 105,000 photos. This wiped out years of work. Unfortunately I backed up my LRC before I realized what I had done. I could not undo the star ratings. I have a previous...
  3. A

    A keyword bug?

    Hello all: I've noticed for some time a strange keyword. "Exercise" shows up all over the place, even though it's not in my keyword list. Also, it sucks up other keywords and nests them under it. When I click on a image and see Alcatraz<exercise, there are no check marks next to anything but...
  4. R

    Keyword blunder

    Hi, Folks -- I have Lightroom Classic and have (so far) imported about 30,000 photos, stored in different media, taken over the last 10 years. At the time of each import, I entered keywords at least for the location and sometimes for people, types of buildings, animals, etc. Somehow -- I can't...
  5. B

    Library module Searching combined keywords

    Occasionally, I have a need to search (among all or within selected) for photos with criteria based on 'combinations' of keywords. Assume that K1 and K2 are two different and used keywords. How do I find photos having: - K1 AND K2? - K1 XOR K2? - K1 AND (NOT K2)? - (NOT K1) AND...
  6. T

    Integration of Lightroom classic and Alamy

    Hi I'm looking to start publishing images on alamy so looking for some advice Is there are current working plugin to upload and manage images? If i use the lightroom hierarchical keywording structure do all the levels get pulled through just like they do on export depending on what you have...
  7. I

    Is there a shortcut to select a Collection and all its images

    When I click a Collection the view switches to the images of the Collection with 1 Selected image. Is there a way to click a Collection which switches to the images of the Collection but also selects all the images in the Collection. Currently I have to use Ctrl-A, which whilst not a huge deal...
  8. I

    Library module Face Recognition and Keywords - In a pickle

    I have got into a bit of a pickle with peoples names and keywords. I have read elsewhere of Lightroom 'hijacking' a keyword to use it as a People keyword. In the people module I have 2052 images identified as my son. The keyword of my sons name has 2137 identified images. I have found that I...
  9. H

    View all keywords

    Is there a way to view a list of all keywords that are used in my library, in the Lightroom CC desktop app? I have expanded the keywords panel but it only displays the keywords that have been applied to the selected photo(s).
  10. nIkedoni1a

    How to check for Keywords Already assigned to an image

    Is there a simple way to see what keywords have already been assigned to an image?
  11. Kevin Sholder

    Library module Keywords -> Synonyms

    In addition to photography, I've got a larger than average collection of family photographs used for genealogy research that are in various stages of having Keywords added to them. I'd like to clarify what I think is true about Keywords and Synonyms if possible. Please feel free to confirm...
  12. S

    Keyword confusion

    I have a catalog of about 45,000 photos and a fairly extensive keyword hierarchy. One keyword I have is "Oilwell". If I browse the keyword hierarchy I can see that I have 7 photos tagged with the keyword Oilwell. If I go to the library filter and go to the "Text" tab and enter the criteria Text...
  13. Jim Leask

    Create import keyword with date and time

    How do I create a keyword on import that includes the import date and time? I would like to automatically create a keyword for each import, so I can easily track each time I import photos from a card. I often import multiple cards or cards from different cameras, then want to go back to...
  14. Skippermark

    Auto Advance When Keywording Photos

    Hi. Is there a keyboard shortcut to auto advance to the next photo in the "film strip" at the bottom? I keyword all my photos after editing and after keywording one of them, I don't like having to move the mouse to click on the next photo I want to keyword. If there was a keyboard shortcut so I...
  15. B

    Library module Keyword within Library Module not working correctly

    Hi there. Need some help with strange behaviour in Keyword Filtering I have worked with LR for about 5 years and I'm very happy with it. (former Aperture :D ) Since a few days I have trouble in filtering out some of my pictures based on a sett of Keywords. With the Smart Collection the same...
  16. Michael Naylor

    Keyword Hierarchy - which is correct?

    I've recently returned to Lightroom, having wasted so much time believing Media Pro / Capture One would be better - it isn't! However, it did allow me to sort out some of the organisational mess I'd previously created. But now I see a problem and hope someone can shed some light on this...
  17. S

    convert obsolete video and preserve keywords

    Operating System:Win 8 Home premium Exact Lightroom Version (Help menu > System Info): 5.7.1 PROBLEM: Old video entries (in obsolete MOV format) have keywords associated with them. I want to import new versions of those videos ( transcoded to MP4 format) and attach the keywords to those new...
  18. G

    Keyword count and functionality

    Do you think that Adobe will give serious arrention to revamping its handling of keywords anytime soon? They have introduced a count of keywords in a tooltip hover over the keyword entry panel. It tells you how many keywords you have entered. Better than nothing, I suppose, but not by much...
  19. O

    Library module People Keywording confusion

    Operating System: Exact Lightroom Version (Help menu > System Info): Hi All, I have a problem in understanding people keywording hierarchy. Lets say my people section looks like below; #people (not exported) P1 P2 Family P3 P4 Friends P5 P6 P1 to P6 are assigned by tagging faces with face...
  20. Ian.B

    deleting old keywords from hard drive

    Operating System: Exact Lightroom Version (Help menu > System Info): Win 10 sorry; another i may have asked here before On1 is picking up ALL old unused, deleted from Lr keywords; even some I have not seen for years Is there a way to safely remove keywords from the hard drive? Cheers
  21. OogieM

    Library module Keyword Philosophy for people?

    Operating System:Mac Os El Capitan Lightroom Version: latest CC Question or Description of Problem: More of a philosophy question. How do you keyword people's names? Initially I started with firstname_lastname but quickly realized that was not particularly useful when looking at the list of...
  22. C

    Keyword Heirarchy

    Operating System:Win 7 64 bit Lightroom Version: CC (Please go to Help menu > System Info to double check the exact version number) Question or Description of Problem: Cannot add to parent from child. If I drag a photo to a child keyword (Heron) it isn't added to the parent (Bird)
  23. P

    Remove keyword from keyword list but keep it with photos

    I have some keywords that will never be used again so I want to remove them from the keyword list however I want the keywords to remain with the photo. Is there a way to do this or archive the keyword?
  24. L

    Personal metadata vs Public metadata

    Very often I want to add metadata to an image that is personal like where I was and who I was with when I took a photo, or how I was feeling. But I also need a caption that is appropriate for stock use or for when the metadata is accidentally exported. Is there some way to do this, to have two...
  25. Cuzzinbrucie

    Can't remove LR keyword synonym from SmugMug keyword search list

    A while back I added a keyword synonym DB19451216 to a person's name keyword in LR. I decided to remove it so I double clicked the person's name in the keyword list and removed the synonym. Then I re-published all my images to SmugMug. The synonym DB19451216 still appears in the SmugMug keyword...