1 Reply Latest reply on Apr 23, 2016 6:11 PM by pixman433

    Start Number Grayed out


      On importing in LR, I usually rename files, and used to be able to specify the Start Number. I recently signed on to CC and when I import photos, the Shoot Name and Start Number options are grayed out in the File Renaming Panel. The photos are continually being assigned incremental numbers.

      Screen Shot 2016-04-23 at 8.41.02 PM.png

      How do I get the option for the Start Number back?


      I have a CC Photography acct, using iMac.



        • 1. Re: Start Number Grayed out
          pixman433 Level 1

          Found my answer:


          Screen Shot 2016-04-23 at 8.52.25 PM.png

          The Start Number only becomes available when file naming has "-Sequence" specified - either in the predetermined formats, or when creating a custom template.

          Screen Shot 2016-04-23 at 8.58.40 PM.pngScreen Shot 2016-04-23 at 8.59.40 PM.png

          I guess that makes sense, but not immediately obvious (at least not to me) ;  I would have liked the option to always be available. For instance, in my original template, I chose "Image #" instead of "Sequence #" and this grayed out the Start Number option.


          This also applies when using the Library > Rename Photos...


          Hope this helps.