Lightroom Classic: Batch date and time change

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in desperate need of bulk time and date metadata change. changing each file is to time consuming. i have a lot of images I need to adjust.
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Metadata>Edit Capture Time...
With multiple files selected in Grid view it will change the time several different ways.

Or, does this not do what you are wanting?

 
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Classic or CC? The title says Classic but the forum is CC.
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Sorry for the confusion and appreciate your help! cc. Not classic
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Sorry for the confusion and appreciate your help! cc. Not classic
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Well, my answer applies to Classic - not CC. 
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The LRCC desktop app has a similar capability to alter a selection of images by the same amount:

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tried this but doesn't work if you have any workarounds. adobe said they cannot change date on multiple images but as you show here and I found on the info page for lrcc shows it can, but again doesn't change the dates :( looks like its working but the old date remains. 
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It does change the dates, but only in the catalog. That changed date appears to sync across the ecosystem, so it would appear with the changed date in the Info panel for those images in LRCC mobile and LRCC web. But it doesn't appear to sync that change back to Classic (if sync enabled).

The other thing it can't do is write the date change into the EXIF data of the actual image (Classic can, but only via a specific Preferences option and then a write XMP command). LRCC doesn't have the concept of saving XMP, which is what you'd need in order to bake the change into the file.

I exported a file from LRCC with a changed date, and that change IS baked into the exported file.

But if you are trying to change the date in the actual original files, it doesn't appear that LRCC currently allows that.
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brilliant explanation !!! Your detail and help is MUCH appreciated. Thank you Jim