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  • It's Lightroom update time again! New cameras (including the Canon R5/R6), lens profiles and bug fixes, and the ability to disable built-in lens corrections for specific new cameras. Here's the usual list

virtual copies

  1. hhandersen

    I have messed it up (migration from Classic to Cloud)

    Hi all, I have messed it up! Didn't do as the good recommendations in the book and on this site. Thought I was smarter ... I wasn't. I wanted to take the migration slow, so I thought: I'll export a year at a time to another lightroom classic catalog and the migrate that exported catalog while...
  2. S

    filter virtual copies and its master.

    Hi, Is there a way to filter virtual copies along with their masters ? After editing a bunch of pictures I flag the keepers and usually filter and delete the unflagged ones. Sometimes I forget to flag the master as well as the virtual copy so I have to be very careful not to delete the...
  3. D

    Select master file starting from virtual copy selection

    Hi, I'm trying to figure out how to make a selection of all the master files in a folder starting from a selection of some virtual copies. Can anyone help me? Thank you in advance!
  4. Ken Udle

    Reducing clutter with stacks

    Hi, I'm new to this forum. I created a smart collection to gather photos with a specific keyword. I only want to work on virtual copies, so I created a regular collection for all the virtual copies. I tried to use the stack options (including auto-stack) in the SmartCollection, just to reduce...
  5. David PZ Wong

    Virtual Copy Confusion

    I used to create virtual copies everywhere, thinking that it's good to "safeguard" the master copy. I ended up losing track of them — sometimes I edited one virtual copy in one file, I saw the changes in the VC in another file, but sometimes not. Perhaps that was a VC of the VC? Anyway, I went...
  6. D

    Lightroom not reading XMP?

    I moved a number of files, including the XMP files. I am now missing collection, virtual copy, and other data that should have traveled with the XMP file. I just cannot get LR to properly read the XMP files. Any ideas? I've tried synchronizing the folder, but it doesn't help.
  7. XavierB

    Is there no way to set multiple copies as masters at once?

    Hello! Great source of info, this forum! My name is Xavier, and this is my first thread... I hope I do well! This is the issue: Recently I had to restore an older catalog in LR 6.1 and now have VCs for around 2000 images recently edited. What I now want to do is set all the VCs (that is, the...