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Setting the defaults for importing to an external drive

Apr 16, 2012 7:39 AM

I am looking to set the default drives used for importing images.


I do not store my images on the C: drive which Lightroom seems to default to. I want to set it to use an external drive, drive F:.


Does anyone know how to do this please?


Thanks in advance.

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    Apr 16, 2012 7:57 AM   in reply to grwiffen4760

    AFAIK, you cannot do that.  Since images can be imported from many different locations including from hard drives (meaning that they are not moved to a new location) specifying a default location for imports hasn't been provided.  I know, it's a little annoying to have to work your way down the tree, but I haven't seen any other way to do it.

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    Apr 16, 2012 10:10 AM   in reply to grwiffen4760

    You can do this provided you choose Copy, Copy as DNG or Move as your choices in the import module.  My default is to copy everything to drive Q:. LR remembers it each time.  Are you using Add instead?

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    Apr 16, 2012 12:47 PM   in reply to grwiffen4760

    Are you selecting a folder in F (ie. F:\pictures\ or just the Drive?

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