How to select only photos with metadata conflicts

New Here ,
Nov 18, 2020 Nov 18, 2020

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

Is there a way to select only those photos with metadata conflicts? Background: I have a folder with several thousand images in it. Some of them were modified with another application and updated XMP files. I'd like to load the metadata from those files into Lightroom. It's fairly straightforward to do it one image at a time. However, I'd like to do them all at once. If I select all photos and then upload from files, those photos with no XMP sidecards lose all their settings. I definitely don't want that. I want to update from files only if the files actually exist. I'm actually a bit surprised that Lightroom deletes existing settings if the XMP file does not exist.

TOPICS
How to

Views

41

Likes

translate

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community Guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
community guidelines
no replies

Have something to add?

Join the conversation