Lightroom Classic: Selecting stacks

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Hi, since the previous update, there is the option to batch merge stacks into HDR's or panorama's. I often make large sets. But I miss the option to simply select the stacks. With this new batch feature, it would make sense if there would be a "select stacks" option in the edit menu.

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Peter
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IIRC, then you don't have to select the stacks specifically. Just select all the images with the stacks among them. If there are stacks and non-stacked images selected, then Lightroom will only look at the stacks and ignore the single images.
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To build on Johan's reply, it's important to collapse the stacks first. So the workflow is:

1. Do the menu command Photo > Stacking > Collapse All Stacks.

2. Make a selection that includes all the desired stacks. It's OK if the selection includes individual photos -- they'll be ignored.

3. Do Photo > Photo Merge.
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Ok, thanks guys! I didn't get that, because in the help section, they teel you to select the stacks first...