Lightroom: Library - Full 'Backup' integration

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For Lr to have a fully-fledged backup option which might look something like this:

 a> There is a list item 'Backup' maybe under the Library menu

 b> When selected, the user is prompted by Lightroom, "Which catalog(s)/library folder(s) would you like Lightroom to Backup/subsequently Update on a regular (user selectable) basis?" The user can choose a destination backup location/drive which (when initiated by Lightroom) would result in a carbon copy of the user's working folder/image files/.lrcat file being written to that location.

 c> This 'Backup' dialog box might include options: 'Choose working folder(s)', 'choose Backup destination(s)', 'delete Backup(s)', 'restore Backup'

 d> The user could possibly be given the ability to choose multiple backups and locations.

 e> After the initial backup/copy has been made, and Lightroom is subsequently prompted to update that Backup, it analyses the changes made since the previous update state and only updates files/folders with newly existing information.
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Posted 2 years ago

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..and  it should allow to (distinctively) include USER  .lrtamplate and user preferences and user profiles etc  -.folders WHEREVER they are (the ones in use).  ...
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It seems that a backup feature would be of great significance!
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