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 like. Alternatively if you want to Check All again, you can do that too. On the right-hand side you will see the options that you can choose which, for the most part, have been previously described. I remind you that one option that is important to keep checked is “Don’t Import Suspected Duplicates”. If you have a Collection already for this subject then follow the instructions as outlined above for Importing From a Memory Card to load it into the Collection you want it to be in or create a new Collection for this subject. Click Import on the right-hand side and it will load the files into the Catalog and create the Collection you want.
Renaming Files: If you have not renamed your files in your folders beforehand, Lightroom provides a function for doing so easily once the files have been loaded into the Catalog. Go to the Collection you have created and highlight the images you want to rename in the folder by clicking on one image and then press the Shift key and click on the end of the group. Now go to the top menu by moving your mouse up to the top of your screen on the left and under the Library menu you will see “Rename
Photo...”. Click on the item and a file
naming dialog box will come up with
similar selections to other renaming
options that we described in Importing
from Memory Cards. This will rename
all the files in that directory on your
hard drive and also in your Collection. It is important to note that if you change the name of the files in Finder after you have done so using Lightroom, Lightroom will lose focus of that name.
Finding Lost Files: When you see this happen, you have lost focus. Note the little Exclamation Point at the top right corner of the thumbnails. This tells you that Lightroom can no longer see those files on the hard drive and that you have likely moved them or they have been deleted from your drive. Right click on the
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