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974 Points

Thu, Nov 2, 2017 7:47 PM

Implemented

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Lightroom CC: Ability to identify pictures not assigned to an album

Uploaded "orphains" cannot be identified. They are visible in "All pictures", but not flagged as such (nor or those belonging to an album flagged as such).

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18 Messages

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440 Points

2 years ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Add 'Not included in any albums' as sort filter in Lr CC'.

Please add 'Not included in any albums' filter in Refine search in Lr Classic.

Whenever I delete an album, Lr CC tells me that the files in the album will not be deleted and will be kept in the All Photos. This is very unhelpful as, with time, lots of files which I no longer need build up in Lr CC creating junk and eating up space on mobile devices.

It would be great to be able to go and filter out all files that are not included into any albums and delete them from All Photos.

1 Message

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62 Points

2 years ago

Yep. Need this badly, hoping this feature would arrive in CC much sooner.

Adobe Administrator

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8.6K Messages

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122.8K Points

2 years ago

This feature was released in Lightroom CC 2.2 (Desktop) launched yesterday. 

In the search bar type: "Album: Not in any album"

Enjoy
Adobe Photography Products

Quality Engineering - Customer Advocacy

13 Messages

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322 Points

I have tested this new feature and it does not work. The search string "Album: Not in any album" returns false results, that is: It shows pictures that definitely are in an album. But it does not show the pictures that I have removed from all albums (for the purpose of testing this new feature). This is not the software quality I expect from Adobe.

18 Messages

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440 Points

Thanks for sharing. I haven’t tried it myself yet, but am not surprised with your findings! Gosh, Adobe, it’s just a logical operation, is it that difficult to code it right?

Employee

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47 Messages

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1.2K Points

John,

The reason it wasn't working for Scu was because the application was running in german. The search string is dependent on the app locale (should be "Album: in keinem Album" for  german) and it is now resolved for Scu as confirmed in the discussion here.

Please try out the feature and let us know if you face any issues.

3 Messages

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80 Points

Sorry but it does not work on my ipad pro nor on my macbook. For those that made it work let us know specifically how to do it .... shame on Adobe for not providing a easy way of doing it .... iI switched from photos that had this feature

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60 Points

Hi Bill,
At this time it is only available in the Desktop application.

Employee

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142 Messages

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2.2K Points

Hi Bill,
At this time it is only available in the Desktop application.
Richard

Employee

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142 Messages

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2.2K Points

Hi Bill,
It will only work on the desktop app at this time. Have you upgraded LR CC to the latest version? If you have you should be able to type "Album: Not in any album" in the search bar.

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80 Points

Hello Richard. I did check my macbook and have LR CC 2.2 loaded. My steps taken ... went into “All Photos” and entered what you told me to enter and still do not see photos that are not in an album. What am i doing wrong?

Employee

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142 Messages

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2.2K Points

What happens if you just type "Not"? Does the autocomplete offer Not in Album as an option?

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80 Points

Success ...... many thanks. Just keyed in “not” and I saw the “Not in any Album” show up. Moved a couple of photos and re-checked and the total changed. A stretch here but is there a way to show all photos labeled “Not in any Album” for each such photo when we pull up “info”. Thanks again .... at least a start. Love the product and features. Hopefully print facility will be there soon.

Employee

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142 Messages

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2.2K Points

Not yet, but I'll pass that on as a feature request. Glad we got you back to getting results.

23 Messages

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640 Points

a year ago

If https://feedback.photoshop.com/photoshop_family/topics/lightroom-cc-please-add-smart-folders were to be implemented smart folders could be used as long as "not in an album" was a selectable criteria.

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312 Points

a month ago

When will this be implemented in the iOS version? I really need this feature badly.