delete only copies

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guido.coza

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Hi all
After I got my catalog about right and merged and imported from other catalogs I found to my horror copies everywhere.
A initially thought easy way to get rid of them was to go to the filter go on text "copy 1" and delete all copies. BUT between the 8 thousand odd copies where also around 700 master files.
Is there a way to have ONLY real copies selected and deselect the masterfiles ?
 

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Use this little icon to see only Virtual copies:

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Perhaps too late but... Bear in mind copies are "real" and can be in collections (separate from the master), in published collections, etc. And they can have different metadata, different develop settings. They can even be the original, in a sense (if you have a master X and a copy Y, you can switch which is the master back and forth).

Just saying... be really sure. The copies are not costing you much of anything, they reside only in the catalog.
 
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