In the Folders panel, right-click 9.4 DRONE and do Show Parent Folder. Do the same thing with its parent folder, and so on, until you have as much of the hierarchy showing as you want.
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I suspect that won't work, John.....this looks very much like the capitalisation issue. To check, the OP need to hover the cursor over the "Desktop" folder in the Folders Panel, and make a careful note of the full path that will show in the pop-up. Then repeat for the "9.4 Drone" folder, looking for a case difference somewhere along the path (most likely the username, given the switch to a new computer).
If that's the situation, let us know....the fix is usually quite simple.
Thank you so much Jim and John for your speedy replies!
I tried both things suggestions. John's suggestion does reorganize the 9.4 DRONE folder into a subfolder where all of my other missing folders now go into. Super. However, it keeps all of my other files in a separate parent file. Though it makes things neater, it really doesn't resolve the problem as Jim mentioned.
Jim may be onto something, and probably the more correct solution. There definitely is a case difference. The Desktop path that pops up is "/Users/Fed/Desktop" with a capital "F" for my name; Fed. In the 9.4 DRONE folder, the path is "/Users/fed/Desktop/Images/2018/Everyday/9.4 Drone". The "F" in Fed is not capitalized in this path. Could you suggest the solution?
Additionally, this now brings up a separate question. Ever since I switched to my new machine, anytime that I right click on an image to edit in Photoshop, after I save my work in Photoshop and exit out of the image, it doesn't automatically populate the new edited image in my Lightroom catalog. In my old machine it used to do that. Could the problem be a capitalization error for this as well? If so, maybe we can knock out two birds with one stone?
Thank you so much for your help!
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I'm assuming that the username on the new computer is "fed", correct? In which case:
1. Take a catalog backup (just in case).
2. Using Finder, create a temporary folder in your Home folder (not in the Desktop folder), call it something like "Capsfix".
3. In the Folders panel, right-click on the "Images" folder and select "Update Folder Location". In the resulting file browser, navigate to and select the "Capsfix" folder. "Images" will disappear, and "Capsfix" will appear in the Folders Panel, with all the sub-folders now showing as "missing".
4. Right-click on "Capsfix", and again select "Update Folder Location". This time navigate to and select the original "Images" folder in the Desktop folder, and you should find that all the "missing folder" icons disappear, and the 9.4 Drone sub-folder (and the other two above it) should now be showing under the Images>2018 folder. You may receive a "Merge" warning message during this stage, that's OK, select Merge.
And that should be that. Yes, this issue would have caused the problem with returning Photoshop files as well, so that should also be fixed.
Thanks a ton Jim. I'm on my way to an after work event, so I'll try this tonight or tomorrow morning. I'll follow up to tell you if it worked. Thanks for your ultra-fast response time.