Lightroom Catalog Name should be on the LR task bar

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Am I missing something or is it missing? I am speaking of Lightroom Classic CC and indication of which catalog of images is actually open. I have been using Lightroom since version 2 and just started creating and using catalogs as my photography subjects have grown so that I need to separate them. I do not see anywhere (Windows version) where the name of the catalog I have open, appears anywhere on the Lightroom window. If I am missing it, please let me know, if not, please add this feature.
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Jack

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Tim McMahon

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Have a look at the bottom of the pane that opens when you click on 'Window' in the main menu bar.
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Jack

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Thanks, Tim, but this is not showing on my 'Window' menu of the Windows version of Lightroom Classic like it is, in the MAC version. I wish it were, as it would solve the issue. Thanks for the help. My version ends with the line stating "Go Back...."
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Hmmm.  I've never used LR on Windows for any length of time so I did not know about that difference.  I wonder whether it's intentional or an oversight?  
What about under "File/Open Recent":  on the Mac the active catalog is ticked.



I should get rid of that embarrasing list of obsolete catalogs! 
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Tom Mickow

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The current catalog name should be shown in the title bar of the Lr window.

The screenshot below shows that I've got my highly imaginative "Lightroom Catalog.lrcat"  catalog file open...

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Try Window menu > Screen Mode > Normal.
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Jack

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Well, color me blind.  I know I stared at that space expecting to see the name and  I did not see it. I did find that the title does disappear from time-to-time.
After switching catalogs, I only saw that the word "Lightroom" was displayed. I then selected  "Develop" The name returned. 
Thank you, Victoria and Tom for getting me to look again. I think I need to quit when tired... :)
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Call this one solved!