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copy / move one keyword hierarchy to another Cat.

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One hierarchy with a long list of keywords and around 2.8 k of images disappeared --- NO WAY would I have done anything apart from maybe :whistling: deleting it by mistake :eek:

I could use the second last backup and redo the work done sorting out LOTS of files/folders/keywords in the last 12 hours --- but it would be nice not to .
Is there a way to copy / move only that single hierarchy and keywords to the last catalog and attached to the files ?

I have been able to copy that (lost) hierarchy to the latest catalog; however the keywords have no files attached ---- both external hard drives are connected
How? make a copy of the last backup >use that to open lr5 >delete all keywords except the missing one >export keywords >close and saved catalog >open the latest catalog >import keywords ---- all worked to that point

Cheers
 
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If you have a backup catalog with these images and keywords, then do the following.
1: Open the backup catalog and select the images in question
2: Export them as a new catalog
3: Open your current catalog and choose 'File - Import from Another Catalog'
4: Import the catalog you just created from the backup
 

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Thank you John -- of course , "with the images" :whistling: .

Very appreciated :)
 

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It's amazing how much time one can save with just a little more knowledge

Thank you -- that part of the dramas is all fixed.
 
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