Lightroom Mobile: Ability to keyword multiple images

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Mar 24, 2021 Mar 24, 2021

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I don't know what happened to old threads and suggestions, but one of the most important ones for me just disappeared. Where are they, were they deleted?

 

Anyway, it would be very important for my workflow being able to add a keyword to multiple images at once on lightroom mobile (android user here). This can already done e.g. for star ratings. Is it possible to add this feature?

 

This was the original text and thread link, by user ivan (from an e-mail notification, as I bookmarked that topic).

 

"This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Caption Suggestion.

Lightroom Mobile is almost a perfect replacement for photojournalists in the field. Following the update that allowed for customized file naming/structure (Thank you to whoever worked on that issue!), I decided to try it again on a recent assignment. However, I found the captioning field and keywording section wanting.

I would suggest a tool to batch caption/keyword all images, similar to the copy/paste tool for color and light settings. I would also like to recommend that the text field in captioning be expanded to an expanded textbox rather than a one-line textbox.

When working on my previous assignment I made a generic caption and keyword field in the notes app (working off of an ipad pro) and then pasted it individually into each image I was filing. However, when I went to add information to the captions (specific names more detail) I had a terrible experience and lost time by having to scroll through from the back of the caption box to the top of the field.

When I checked the exported images the formatting was also broken. I leave spaces between graphs and a space between my attribution tag. In my exported files from LR Mobile everything was in one continuous graph which I then needed to fix on my laptop before I could file properly.

I have been a longtime user of Lightroom, I switched over from Aperture when adobe first released it. I rely on Lightroom for all of my work and was thrilled when Mobile first came on to the scene. I now feel that Mobile can outperform LR Classic/Desktop but for it to truly be a replacement for working professionals on deadline this captioning/keywording issue needs to be sorted out. I'd be happy to discuss the issue with a rep or developer and give more detailed examples."

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Mar 25, 2021 Mar 25, 2021

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This is a user-to-user forum, so feature requests such as this are best made using the official Adobe feedback site: https://feedback.photoshop.com/topics/lightroom-mobile/5f5f2093785c1f1e6cc40875

 

There'll almost certainly be a feature request already logged there for batch applying of keywords and other metadata, so you could add your comments and vote to that existing thread.

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