The collection went away

William Robb warobb at
Thu Oct 15 17:31:08 EDT 2009

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bob W"
Subject: RE: The collection went away

>> My normal workflow is to copy, or move, the files from my SD
>> card onto a named file on my linux desktop. [... Command line guff ...]
> Lightroom can do all of that so it is an inefficient use of your time to 
> do
> it with command lines. You can still do that if you want to, and Import 
> into
> LR while keeping the files under that same structure, but getting LR to do
> it for you is essentially free - it's all on the Import dialog.

My understanding is that if you move stuff around outside of Lightroom then 
you are stuck with importing it twice since you then need to import it into 

William Robb

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