Sources for import too high level

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When Import is selected, I would expect the folder structure for the current user to be shown. Instead I get all my hard disks and I must drill down to the appropriate folder myself. 
Idea: as any other product that has an import function, show the folder structure for the current user. Especially for the system disk. There is no pint in showing other folders from the system disk, as these are most likely not accessible anyway for the non-current user (or at least they shouldn't be)
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Hans Douma

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Stephen Leggett

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Prior to last update, partially did this, in that it defaulted to showing the tree to all the way down to the last folder from which an import was performed.

Now, its almost completely broken,
  • regularly hangs on import
  • shows all drives; including those that shouldn't be visible (e.g. on a Mac, the hidden boot and recovery partitions)
  • and so on - see lots of other threads
In principle the idea sounds fine and I don't think you meant the following  but I'm not so sure that I want to wait for it to explode the entire structure for all seven drives I have attached, only one of which contains photos
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I agree importing is now more of a gamble if it will work or not, especially from an iPhone. I certainly don't mean the folder structure for all the drives should be exploded. Just for the home directory of the current user and then only to the first level. It would even be nice to be able to exclude drives from the import list altogether. For instance, I have some backup disks that are clones and I really wouldn't want them to appear in the list