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Can I sort by most recent modification?


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May 21, 2015
Hillsborough, NC
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  1. Windows 10
I have two copies of my Lr catalog. A master and an archive. Unfortunately, I've made changes to each and didn't synchronize.

Is there a Lr function that will allow a sort by date modified? That would allow me to view the files changed on the archive and move the recent changes to the master.

Aug 16, 2008
Hong Kong
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There are a couple of ways that I would do it.

1. In the Library module on the tool bar there is a drop down menu against "Sort:" . Select "edit time" and your photos will be sorted in the order that they were edited.

2. Create a smart collection and use the the Rule "Edit Date" and associated fields. You can then select the period for example "in the last" then "1 week".