Lightroom CC: library.lrlibrary disk space

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Lightroom library.lrlibrary file in Lightroom CC uses 44GB on my 128GB Mac HD even though preferences are set to 5%. Is there a way to move lrlibrary to external disk. Lightroom CC is useless to me the way it is. 
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Norm

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Victoria Bampton - Lightroom Queen, Champion

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Has it finished syncing? It may drop down by itself when it does. You can't move the library file, but you can move the originals to another drive in preferences.
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Ted Eytan

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This is really helpful. Thank you for staying on top of this and helping those of us who are slowly bridging worlds to cloud, we want to go on the journey in a smart way :).
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I’m definitely looking forward to Victoria’s forthcoming documentation. I’ve been in the throes of migrating two Classic catalogs to CC for days now. I’d like to see data and process flow diagrams that clearly illustrate different migration scenarios/paths, options, etc. A good model could be found by looking at what a major PIcture Archiving and Communications System (PACS) vendor/service provider has. (I work for a very large health care company.)
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I'd love to see what you're picturing Mark.
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Victoria, unfortunately I can’t share any diagrams from my workplace. If you Google “pacs data flow diagram” and view the images, however, you can see some examples. Some of the enterprise PACS solutions can be complex (e.g., distributed server architectures, integration with hospital EMR systems, etc.), so those might be overkill.
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Thanks Mark, I'll do that.