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Do not Synchronise


Active Member
Jan 25, 2011
Edinburgh, Scotland
Lightroom Experience
Lightroom Version
Lightroom Version
LR Classic 8.1
Operating System
Windows 10
Has anyone discovered a way to mark a directory as "Do not Synchronise".

I have several folders that I cannot move to a different location easily (ie without changing some preferences/options in the program that access these folders). Most notably a sample database which includes many photos.

The parent folder however does include other folders with images that I do want in LR Classic.

I'd like to mark the several unwanted folders as not to be synchronised.

I haven't spotted any solutions that would not involve moving the folders concerned which I'm extremely reluctant to do as they are in symbolic directories on OneDrive, and changing that with the program I'm suing is messy.

Oct 8, 2007
Lightroom Experience
Power User
No, nothing in LR. But it sounds to me like you might want to address the overall issue, but in your own good time.