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Lightroom CC Library - Change Location

Joined
May 16, 2012
Messages
42
Location
Manchester UK
Lightroom Experience
Advanced
Lightroom Version
Classic
Lightroom Version
Adobe Lightroom CC v1.4
Operating System
  1. macOS 10.13 High Sierra
  2. iOS
I use Lr Classic for all my main work to keep the folder structure, but I've downloaded Lr CC as I sync collections to use my Portfolio website, and whilst I have the Mobile versions, sometimes its easier to manage the collections with CC when I'm using the Mac.

I want to change the location of the Lightroom Library.lrlibrary file to User/[username]/Pictures/Lightroom with my other Lightroom Library files on my Mac, however I cant find how to do it. I tried moving it, then opening it, but CC then creates a new file in the original location, User/[username]/Pictures.
I even tried the preferences to change the location, which hasn't been successful.
Ive searched the forum for a solution, and consulted Victoria's 'Bible' but cant seem to find one.
Any ideas?
 
Joined
Feb 1, 2010
Messages
13,027
Location
West Sussex, UK
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Advanced
Lightroom Version
You can't change it, it's a fixed determined location. It may be possible to fool it using an alias or symbolic link, but I haven't tried it so can't guarantee it would work.
 
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