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PostPosted: Sun Nov 09, 2008 12:44 am 
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Ok.

I'm gonna wipe my pc and start fresh...again =/


I want to export my catalogue to date, and all the edits etc.

Last time...whatever I done, didnt keep the edits, but did keep the files.


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PostPosted: Sun Nov 09, 2008 9:35 am 
Take a look at this video. Might be useful.
(The video is a 22mb download, and is located under the text)

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PostPosted: Mon Nov 10, 2008 10:17 pm 
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I started anew just a few months ago.
As far as I remember you just need the .lrcat file (this is 500MB for my collection) and your images in the same file-structure and location to have everything.
Unfortunately I cannot guaranty this :roll:
Couldn't you just try it with a second computer before you wipe anything important?

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PostPosted: Tue Nov 11, 2008 3:42 am 
If you can make an exact copy of the Lightroom folder and of the folders where your pictures are stored then it should work. You must make sure that all the files go into the exact same locations as they were in your old installation. I did this when I use to reformat every half a year or so and no problems.

If you plan to put the images or catalogue in a different location on your HD then you may need another method.


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