• Welcome to the Lightroom Queen Forums! We're a friendly bunch, so please feel free to register and join in the conversation. If you're not familiar with forums, you'll find step by step instructions on how to post your first thread under Help at the bottom of the page. You're also welcome to download our free Lightroom Quick Start eBooks and explore our other FAQ resources.
  • The May 2019 Lightroom updates are now available. There's a brand new slider called Texture, available across the whole family of apps. Lightroom Classic includes a new tool called Flat Field Correction. Lightroom (cloud-based service) has lots of big improvements including cloud trash, invitation-only web galleries, improved chromatic aberration removal and more. The Missing FAQ and Edit Like a Pro eBooks are already updated for the changes. You'll also notice the CC's have disappeared off the end of the names, so we've updated the forum names to match.

keywords

  1. S

    Keywords - issue - can't re-arrange keywords.

    Hello everyone- I'm knew to the group, and was wondering if anyone has encountered a similar issue. I'm using LR 5.7.1. At this point I really didn't have any reason to upgrade to a newer version. I was trying to re-arrange some of my keywords in my list. However, for some reason I am not able...
  2. B

    Synching keywords from LR to PS CC

    (When using LR, I have metadata saved to XMP files.) I have many photos that were originally processed using Bridge/PS CC. These images were imported to LR. When viewing the images using LR, all the keywords and other metadata seem correct. Now I have discovered that the Bridge...
  3. A

    Export keywords as watermark

    Hi all, I am trying to figure out a way to have my keyword show up on the picture like a water mark. This would happen upon export to jpg. Any ideas? Hoping to have it look like this in the end.
  4. Gronlund I

    How to purge Keyword hierarchy?

    Hi! I was trying to merge two catalogs by Importing from another catalog ( B, smaller to A, bigger), but because I have a simple keyword hierarchy, alphabets A,B,C,D... as parent keywords it leaded to a "keyword mess". So can the hierarchy somehow be purged from catalog B before merging?
  5. Stephanie Booth

    Syncomatic not working (fix? alternatives?)

    I've been trying to get syncomatic to work for days now, and though it seems to work once after opening a catalog, it doesn't after that. I'm trying to merge keywords. I've tried both identical filenames (and create a test case for that to makes sur) and capture time. No luck. Another option I...
  6. MarkNicholas

    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...
  7. T

    Merging Keywords

    Dear All In order to clean up large database, i want to remove duplicates, but before (or while doing it) i need an extra feature : merging keywords of duplicate files. Real case : Original : i have some pictures in a folder / collection, tagged with keywords such as “ Project, Hotel...
  8. S

    Keywords appeared with the < character

    Hello. I had a long single list of keywords in Lightroom and found I was unable to scroll down to the bottom of the list. The forums told me this was a bug and there is no fix currently. As a cirumvention the advice was to create hierarchic keywords so I simply created A-Z and put all my...
  9. B

    Collection images and Key-worded images missing

    I recently moved my images to a new drive with a new path. I used the OS (OS X 10.13.3) to make the move. Then I imported the entire batch of images to a fresh catalog. Now many of my collections are only partially populated. As well my keywords no longer bring up the images either. The images...
  10. 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...
  11. NJHeart2Heart

    Questions about LR for Android..

    Mobile Operating System: Android Desktop Operating System: macbook pro Exact Lightroom Version (Help menu > System Info): 5 classic I have not read much about the LR app - I have been too busy rebelling against the idea of a subscription- but I suddenly have discovered a few reasons which are...
  12. C

    Keywords in LR Web (or Portfolio)

    Operating System: Win 10 Exact Lightroom Version (Help menu > System Info):Lightroom Classic version: 7.0.1 [ 1142117 ] I'm working on scanning in many (3,500 so far) old photos from 1910 on from various family albums. Many have names transcribed from the albums and entered as Keywords. IN...
  13. J

    Lightroom crashes when I try to add keywords using a comma to separate

    Operating System: MacBook Pro, High Sierra Exact Lightroom Version (Help menu > System Info): Lightroom Classic CC After the first couple done successfully,, Lightroom crashes my computer when I try to add keywords, using a comma to separate them. Anyone else having this problem or have an...
  14. R

    Keywords won't delete from Keyword List

    Operating System:Mac High Sierra 10.13.1 Exact Lightroom Version (Help menu > System Info): LR Classic 7.0.1. Keywords won't delete now. Highlighting and Right-Clicking doesn't work, using the "-" symbol up top doesn't delete either. I have tried renaming the Keyword, that doesn't solve it...
  15. PeteGB

    Library module Smart collection when there are duplicate keywords

    Operating System: W10 Exact Lightroom Version (Help menu > System Info): CC2015.12[1125239] I’ve got an extensive keyword structure and make use of collections and smart collection. I’m trying to create a Smart collection containing pictures of my new Grandaughter named Skye. Unfortunately...
  16. D

    Keywords and Keyword Sets

    Hello This question has most likely been asked before, so please forgive me if I am re-hashing questions already answered. I just built a new system, transferred over my catalogue, and most seems to be fine. I need to import?/add metadata presets to new system (copied file over from other...
  17. J

    Catalog merge and keywords missing

    Operating System:Mac Lightroom Version: 6.7 (Please go to Help menu > System Info to double check the exact version number) Question or Description of Problem: I have imported my catalog from an external drive to another drive and kept my keywords intact but now they have disappeared? Any...
  18. Brian Scantlebury

    How do I recover last keywords

    Hi I have just tried to do a metadata update. That is I went to the metadata edit area and edited the metadata to try and get the copryright of appear on all image matadata. Having done that I went back to the folder I was working on and found all my keywords missing. Other folders seem ok. I...
  19. P

    Keyword import?

    I have been using Lightroom for 8+ years and I just managed to accidentally delete all my keywords. The keywords were on around 100,000 images and I am just devastated. I was importing some images to my catalog that someone had already keyworded. But of course, everyone keywords a little...
  20. W

    Multi criterion keyword filter

    Hi I want to be able to filter my photos on more than one keyword, for example, all leopards seen in Africa. If I click on the RHS of the keyword "leopards" it displays the African ones and ones I've seen elsewhere. Is there a way I can select the two keywords "leopard" and "Africa"? Thanks in...
  21. S

    Just allocated every keyword to every image.

    Says it all, really, I wasn't concentrating, selected all images, thinking it was just one particular folder and somehow managed to do what I said in the title. If it's taught me one thing, it's that I need to prune my keyword list! Is there anything I can do, or do I have to remove them all...
  22. NoelHSydney

    Keyword Management

    Hi everyone After using LR-CC for some time and now going through the photos and assigning Keywords to them I now have the need to control a little more what is exported out (and attached to the images). I can see that there is the ability to have one keyword, and one or more Synonyms. I know...
  23. Mark Lethlean

    Collapsing the Keyword Hierarchy

    Hi, I have a Keyword Hierarchy of all Australian birds down to subspecies. Is there a simple way of collapsing the hierarchy display down in stages. The only way I can achieve this at the moment is if I work on another parent word such as EVENTS or PEOPLE and the go back to my parent Keyword...
  24. phrank

    metadata to hashtags

    hi, i times of social media it’s more and more important to annotate images. in terms of social media to use hashtags. i’m searching for a plugin / script / app to convert automatically IPTC data like metadata like keywords, sublocation, description, headline to hashtags on export. does...
  25. P

    Using Print Module to create a border.

    Hi I have created a white border around selected images using the print module in LR CC 2015.9 I have exported them as jpegs by selecting 'Print to jpeg' in the print job section - my question is - can I export them this way with their associated keywords still attached ? so that when I...
Top