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How to stop Documents and folders other than Photos from appearing in the Catalog on the left in Library mode

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tsinsf

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I recently got a new Mac Studio M1 (Yay!) and manually moved my LR catalog. All is well except now lots of new folders are appearing in the Catalog list of my drives on the left, like Documents, iTunes media, Movies, Videos, etc. How do I stop these from showing up in LR?
 
Did you do an import aftermanually moving your catalog to the M1?

It sounds like you did and selected your whole computer which would import anything that looked to LR like an image and almost all apps have such things. If you did this, let's hope you used the "Add" option in the import dialog.
 
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