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Moving folder off computer ro external drive with Lightroom?

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Oct 6, 2021
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Cloud Service
Lightroom Version Number
Lightroom Classic (full Adobe Suite subscription)
Operating System
  1. macOS 11 Big Sur
Hi. I'm still relatively new to Lightroom but my hard drive is almost full - programs aren't working now. So I need to move some folders of work photos off my laptop and onto an external drive, so I can finish an important photo project for work. I screwed everything up once when I moved photos around without doing it through Lightroom, so I don't want to make the same mistake. But I've never moved folders of photos off my computer and onto an external drive with Lightroom and I'm nervous about making a mistake and losing important files! Can someone walk me through it?? (I'm on a MacBook Pro running Bug Sur 11.4, and I'm moving them onto a 2T Seagate Ultra Touch, which is already formatted for my laptop). Thanks!
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