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Library module Meta Data error

Mike59

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Today when I opened LRcc and looked in the folder structure I have, and then opened a folder some pictures load ok but many stay blank and on check the !mark I get "unknown error writing meta data to this photo". this happens with many folders.
My photos are stored on dropbox and Lrcat is on my hard drive. one thing I did yesterday was carry out a sync of my dropbox picture folder from within Lr can you give me some guidance on what has gone wrong and how to correct.

PDF of screen attached
Many thanks
Mike
 

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Hi Mike, any chance you have Dropbox's smart sync turned on? That doesn't store all files locally, so Lightroom wouldn't be able to access them to build previews.
 
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