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Library module Caption Sequence Number

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Sandyjas

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When working in Lightroom I caption pictures and I often have many pictures in a run, over the same subject matter. It is just as easy for me to select the whole run and give it the same caption…but I like a number at the end of each individual caption denoting which picture it is in the run. Example: ’17 June 19 Garden Shots I, ’17 June 19 Garden Shots II, ’17 June 19 Garden Shots III, ’17 June 19 Garden Shots IV…ect. I use Roman numerals, but don’t need to. Is there any way around this in Lightroom? I mean having to go back and insert the numbers to each picture’s caption by hand. Is there a way to do it automatically? I have LR 5, I don’t know how I could do it. And also wondered if a newer version of Lightroom does this or lastly is there a plug-in? Thank You for any information. I’ve gotten going importing and keywording, but I spend so much time with these numbers when doing captions. Would love to shorten the process.



Thank You Very Much for any information,

Thank You,



Sandy
 
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Yes, this is possible by using a renaming rule.
- While in Library, select all the photo you want to rename.
- Press F2 to invoke the rename function.
- Is the drop-down list, select "Filename - Sequence"
- Verify that the "Starting number" is the one you want
- Clic "OK" to rename all the selected photos
 

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Thank You everybody for the information.
Thank You,
Sandy

And Thank You for keeping the board open! Thank You
 
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