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Test integrity in vs 8.4

Community Beginner ,
Mar 08, 2021 Mar 08, 2021

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I have Windows 10 64 bits.

Does anybody know where I can find in LR Classic version 8.4 the Test Integrity before Backing Up? I don't see it in Edit/Catalog Settings/. Thank you very much! Hans

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Adobe Community Professional , Mar 08, 2021 Mar 08, 2021
The "Test Integrity" function can also be invoked when starting LrC, not only when backing up on exit. If you press and hold the Ctrl/Cmd key when launching LrC the "Select Catalog" dialog is shown, which allows the user to select the catalog from the list of recently-opened catalogs (though of course there may be only the one catalog listed if no other catalogs have been used). The user selects the appropriate catalog, and at the bottom right corner of the dialog box is the "Test Integrity" che...

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Community Beginner , Mar 08, 2021 Mar 08, 2021
Thank you very much! Bye! Hans

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Mar 08, 2021 Mar 08, 2021

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There isn't such a function like this in Lightroom.

You can do a catalog optimization. If this fails the catalog is corrupt.

Catalog validation | Lightroom Queen Forums

 

 

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Thanks for your reaction. Please look at the other answers. My problem is solved. Bye!

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Mar 08, 2021 Mar 08, 2021

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Hi,

You have to setup the automatic backup in the catalog settings

Screenshot 2021-03-08 130136.png

 (options for when to back up might be different in 8.4 than here 10.1.1)

Then check the appropriate text box:

Screenshot 2021-03-08 125915.png

Hope that helps,

Michael

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Hello Michael, thank you very much for your answer. My problem is solved. Bye! 🙂

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LEGEND ,
Mar 08, 2021 Mar 08, 2021

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This function is available when you perform a backup of your catalog file upon closing Lightroom Classic. Under Catalog Settings, select "When Lightroom next exits" (you can change it back to daily or weekly or whatever later), then allow the backup when you exit, then click Test Integrity.

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Thank you very much! Bye! Hans

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The "Test Integrity" function can also be invoked when starting LrC, not only when backing up on exit. If you press and hold the Ctrl/Cmd key when launching LrC the "Select Catalog" dialog is shown, which allows the user to select the catalog from the list of recently-opened catalogs (though of course there may be only the one catalog listed if no other catalogs have been used). The user selects the appropriate catalog, and at the bottom right corner of the dialog box is the "Test Integrity" check-box which needs to be checked before clicking on the "Open" button. 

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Thank you for this answer. It helps me a lot! 🙂

 

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Advocate ,
Mar 08, 2021 Mar 08, 2021

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This is  OT, but may I ask why you are still on 8.4? If you have a subscription you are entitled too 101.1.

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Thank you very much. I have a processor and graphic card that cannot have a newer version. 🙂 That's gonna change this year.

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