Geo tagging doesn‘t work with LR Classic CC

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Hi there, I appreciate the Tutorials on YouTube for geo-mapping photos. However, my new LR Classic CC doesn't behave like shown there: tagging photos selected to a certain point at the map does not end up in copying the GPS coordinates into the metadata. If I compare your video with my LR action, I see that not only the orange flag moving with the flag, but also a +-sign in a green circle coming with it. I would highly appreciate, if you someone could give me a hint, where to change settings or the way I work. Regards, Steffen
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Mr. Mac2Castle

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John R. Ellis, Champion

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Here's a screen recording of what dragging a photo from the filmstrip to the map should like like:
https://www.dropbox.com/s/1amt3q5jz7tkvxk/map-demo-2018-11-26.mov?dl=0 

Perhaps you can provide a screen recording or screenshots of what you see instead. Also, please copy here the first ten lines of Help > System Info.
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Thanks for helping me, John, and for the movie. Another hint I found worked our well. I deactivated the GPS settings of my catalogue. After restarting LR I activated the setting again. After this 51 open address searches disappeared and the geo tagging is now workin fine. By the way, did you use quicktime for screen recording. I will use it for the next problem, too. Regards, Steffen
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Hi Steffen,
Glad to know you got it working again!

Would you mind explaining the "address searches disappearing" comment? Where did they disappear from? Were these searches being done in the Map module for specific addresses or places? Are you facing any issues with the Search feature in the Map module?

Thanks for any insights!