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Import not showing up in file created.

Mr. Mike

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Hello there, I hope you can help me. I created a file for a new import and thought it had completed, yesterday. I just went to the file and it is empty. I reinserted the card and the files I wanted to import are blacked out like they were already imported and the files that I chose not to import are now ready to be imported as new files. Is there any way to get the files that it thinks were already imported. If I select one of the darkened files it gives me a message that it is a suspected duplicate. I just want to re-import the files . I have looked in my picture files and the date is not showing up. I'm sure LR put them in some other file. I don't want to look through 100s of files trying to find them. I did download the files to a pictures file but it only took the JPEGs. Just in case something goes wrong I don't want to lose 200 pictures. thanks for any ideas you might have on this.
 
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Your question is difficult to follow, because you are using the word ‘file’ when you mean ‘folder’, but I think I understood. It sounds like you simply imported the first photos into a different folder than you intended to. That is why the intended folder is empty, but Lightroom does not want to re-import those files. They have already been imported. In the upper left corner, there should be a collection called ‘previous import’. If you click on that, you should see the imported photos. Select one and choose ‘Photo - Go to Folder in Library’. Lightroom should select the folder where this photo really went.
 

Mr. Mike

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sorry about the use of the word file instead of folder. I did find the folder. It was listed with the date and not the name I had assigned to it. Thanks for your quick response.
 
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