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Library module Sluggish scrolling

rockmen66

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Hi, I have a 27" 2019 5K iMac 32Gb 1Tb Fusion drive running Catalina. I use this machine for mainly Lightroom and Premiere Elements. I have all my photos/video files/cache and Lightroom Catalogue files on a USB C connected 1TB Lacie SSD.

I find the scrolling in the Library a bit sluggish. Any recommendations how to improve the performance? I have about 10k photographs in various folders below a master folder called Photographs. Even scrolling in a single folder containing 200 images is still sluggish.

On a side note. I was thinking of updating to Big Sur any thought on this matter.

Any info much appreciated.
 
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Two things to try: Keep the panels in the right column collapsed when you're not using them (Keywording, Keyword List, Metadata, etc.). Keep the filmstrip collapsed. In the past, for some people, keeping those expanded have slowed down scrolling. More likely than not, it won't help you, but easy enough to give it a try.
 
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There are also some performance bugs in 10.0 and 10.1, that Adobe is still working on, so it might be anything you're doing.
 
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