2 Replies Latest reply on Sep 18, 2014 11:50 AM by Toby Karlquist

    Showing "0" photos in a library folder.  But the photos show in that same folder explore.

    Toby Karlquist

      Hi Everyone - Showing "0" photos in a library folder.  But the photos show in that same folder explore.  I have LR 5.6 set to "Show photos in Subfolder".  I have filters off.  There are 380 photos that I spent several days editing.  I have been building a book online for the past several days and have been uploading the photos with no problem. I have been going back into this folder in the library to pick what I want to use with no problem until today.  The folder shows in the "Folder" section of the Library but it shows "0" photos are in the folder.  When I open that same folder in explore all of the photos are there.  I have changed nothing since working on this project yesterday.  I have rebooted my system and that did not help.  Any suggestions to make these photos show up again in the Library would be greatly appreciated!  Thanks in advance!  Toby

        • 1. Re: Showing "0" photos in a library folder.  But the photos show in that same folder explore.
          dj_paige Level 9

          Lightroom's Folder Panel is NOT a file browser. It does not have to show the same results as your operating system for a given folder.

           

          One possible cause of zero files in a folder is that in Lightroom, the photos were (accidentally) moved to some other folder, or (accidentally) imported into the "wrong" folder. I suggest you search for these photos, by file name, in your entire Lightroom catalog to determine their location within the catalog and then if desired, you can move them to the "proper" fodler.

          • 2. Re: Showing "0" photos in a library folder.  But the photos show in that same folder explore.
            Toby Karlquist Level 1

            Thanks for the fast reply dj_paige!  I had already searched for the photos prior to my post and found the photos neatly tucked away in the folder that was showing "0" photos.  But could not view them in LR.  I should have mentioned that in my previous post.  I also tried synchronizing the folder after I rebooted this morning to no avail.  Now the strange thing - I just clicked on synchronize folder once again and it replaced the photos into the folder and I can now see them in LR once again.  I can't explain why that did not work earlier but am glad it worked just now.  Thanks again for your reply!