P: Display in Metadata the GUID/UUID for a shared image

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Community Beginner ,
Feb 01, 2022 Feb 01, 2022

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I have an idea / wish for Lightroom. (latest Classic Version for MacOS)
I think that this is something that many people want or are looking for and it would be helpful to display the UUID number in Lightroom under metadata.
Searching / filtering by UUID number would also be very handy.
(Lightroom's internal unique identifier for the photo).
It would be nice if this could also be included in the file name when exporting.
With kind regards Peter

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Explorer , Feb 01, 2022 Feb 01, 2022
That would be helpful.  I have used "Jeffrey's Bag-o-Goodies Plugin: Write Data Field" to write the UUID to a metadata field such as "Job Identifier".  Then I can use the "jb List View" plugin to export a CSV file of metadata (including the Job Identifier column) that I want to bulk update in Excel using formulas (eg. creating custom titles and/or captions based on other metadata), and re-import into Lightroom using the "LR/Transporter: Import Metadata" plugin.  The only way I could ensure that ...

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That would be helpful.  I have used "Jeffrey's Bag-o-Goodies Plugin: Write Data Field" to write the UUID to a metadata field such as "Job Identifier".  Then I can use the "jb List View" plugin to export a CSV file of metadata (including the Job Identifier column) that I want to bulk update in Excel using formulas (eg. creating custom titles and/or captions based on other metadata), and re-import into Lightroom using the "LR/Transporter: Import Metadata" plugin.  The only way I could ensure that each row in the CSV export was uniquely tied to an image or virtual copy in Lightroom with a single field (for re-import) was to use the UUID.

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Hi,
thank you very much, that helps me a lot!
I will install the plugin right away.
Kind regards Peter

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