Lightroom: Add a feature for identifying and providing the option to batch-delete duplicates

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I am importing ALL of my photos from various sources and realizing that this process is revealing numerous duplicates.  It would be EXTREMELY useful for Adobe to add to Lightroom a feature giving users the ability to auto-select duplicates, and selectively delete them, or with a single click, batch delete all duplicates.
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Rob Wilson

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Posted 5 months ago

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Yves Crausaz

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Before of wish this function, it will also be necessary to define on which criteria to be based to decide if several files photographs are doubloons.... Sometimes it is the same name of file in several files of the BONE, sometimes these same files are different 'developments ', for instance, one n*b and version colours etc....

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Ruurd van Dijk

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I assume you have the 'Don't import suspective duplicates' on during Import?
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Steve Lehman

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Rob,

THIS is a Windows problem, NOT a PS problem: 

When duplicates happen, press control+Z to reverse the duplicate action.  Do it as it duplicates.  We do that in program coding too.  

Steve Lehman, windows MCSE   



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