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Searching through NOT missing images?

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Oct 22, 2007
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  1. Windows 10
Many of my hard drives are kept away from my laptop. But I want to search (using keywords or metadata )through my whole database for those images that are online on some connected drives. How do I do this simply please? I presume there's a way.
Issue the Library->Find All Missing Photos command.
Then, in the Missing Photographs special collection, select all of them. (Ctrl-A)
Now go to the All Photographs special collection and issue the Edit->Invert Selection command.
That will isolate all the non-missing photos.
Create a new collection and tick the Include Selected Photos box.
You're done.
Hal's recipe is easiest for infrequent use. If you find yourself doing it a lot, consider the Any Filter plugin:

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