LR4 adding the ability to delete Folders containing images

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I'd love the ability to be able to delete folder in LR4, even if it contains image files, rather then having to go into the folder, delete all the images then Remove the folder in LR.
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Simon Cotter

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jdv, Champion

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How often do you really need to delete a directory full of images? How often might that be a terrible mistake, even with the standard two warnings about "do you really want to do this?" If you are doing this more than even a little, I think you need some improvement to your workflow.

What happens if someone accidentally selects a top-level folder and impatiently clicks through?

Usability is also about not giving one the rope to hang themselves with.

If you really need to do this, how about: find these images and mark them as rejected. Then use the menu item to purge them. Then remove the folders.
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Rob Cole

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I am curious whether you do this frequently, or only occasionally - please do tell...

I mean, I actually agree with the request, but it's such a small thing to me that it's hardly worth mentioning. - what is your use case (i.e. workflow)?