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Deleting Old Catalogs

kitjv

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Now that I have LR11 up & running, I assume that the old catalog & catalog data files can be trashed. However, I am a bit confused as to specifically which are the Catalog11 & Catalog11 Data files as opposed to the older versions. I certainly do not want to trash the wrong ones. I would appreciate your help. Thank you kindly.
 
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a) I personally think it's too early to trash the older catalog....archive it if needed, but not trash it yet.
b) The version 11 catalogs will helpfully have "-v11" added to the catalog name (and all the associated catalog files), so it should be very easy to avoid making a mistake.
 

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Thank you, Jim, for confirming this for me. And I agree that keeping the old catalog would be prudent until LR11 proves to be trouble-free.

Best Regards.
 
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