LightRoom CC 2015.2. Missing file tree

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Laura Shoe is reporting that the new import dialogue has dropped the directory tree. I can't think of a more retrograde step. PLEASE restore it so I can see where my photos and videos are going. Who on earth did you consult who thought this was a good idea? The directory tree was such a great idea and worked so well that I frequently point it out to my students as being an example of a well thought out import dialogue and show them how useful it can be. LR is a professional tool, don't dumb it down. This is yet another example of professionals being ignored as with the Save For Web fiasco in Photoshop.
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John French

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Gary Early

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Click the Settings 'Cog Wheel' top right to call up the file tree
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I thought the original post was regarding the from file structure. I believe the destination is selected on the right panel (2nd option down Destination folder SELECT) this calls up the windows file browser and I guess the Finder on a Mac.
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Here's the link to the new Destination via browser as I mentioned above http://1drv.ms/1KW2XZH
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Ah yes. I think we'll have to wait for John to clarify which part he meant, but I'm guessing it was the hierarchical folder preview that he's missing.
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John French

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Yes Victoria, that's what I meant. Obviously I can choose where to save the pics but the visual display of the file tree makes it so easy to see where they are going when I choose a preset and also easy to alter it. It does seem that Adobe take really useful features away for no reason and without consultation.

I must confess though I have not upgraded myself, I am going on Laura Shoe's blog piece in which she suggests, uniquely for her, holding off from updating for a while.
http://laurashoe.com/2015/10/05/adobe...
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I agree with you, John. Several of the features that have been removed, like the file tree display on import, the eject memory card after import, and file renaming preview on import were features I took advantage of all the time. Maybe to the average consumer these things don't matter much but I'm sure any working professional will agree that these features were absolutely necessary. Hopefully Adobe will add them back in with another update although I'm not sure if I've ever seen that done before by Adobe at least.