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Elements Organizer tree shows incorrect information

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Jun 16, 2021 Jun 16, 2021

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I'm struggling with the tree in Organizer 2020 showing old folders, grey-out folders, deleted folders, and it's missing new folders.  I want it to refresh to show the actual contents of the Desktop folder, but it's showing an old depiction of what was once there.  How do I refresh the tree in Organizer to match the file structure of my Windows 10 hard drive? 

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You should not expect the tree view in the organizer to match the one in the explorer.

It is built and automatically checked to show a tree view of all the files registered in the catalog.

- Any folder not having a photo file registered or a subfolder with registered files will not be displayed. You can tell the organizer to show all subfolders including empty ones under a given folder, but that's  all. No way to force the organizer to show all explorer subfolders including empty ones.

- Folders with photo files not yet registered won't show. You may have to import again from those folders to refresh your catalog.

- If such folders contain duplicates in other folders, they won't show either. The organizer protects you against importing duplicates.

- Subfolders missing files previously registered in the catalog will show (dimmed) if the files are no longer there. You would have to search for missing files.

 

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