Exploring catalog backup defaults


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Exploring catalog backup defaults

By this point, I imagine that you're convinced that this Lightroom catalog contains, well, valuable information. Therefore, it might be a good idea to take a look at how we can have a workflow which allows us to effectively back up all of this valuable information. Well, let's take a look at how we can do that. First, we're going to navigate to the Lightroom pulldown menu and here we'll select Catalog Settings. This will open up our Catalog Settings dialog. In this dialog, we have the ability to choose how frequently or how often we want to back up our catalog.

Before I talk about that, I do have to point out that you can't back up your catalog while Lightroom is open. You won't find a command anywhere that just allows you to do that while you're working. This has to happen when you exit Lightroom. The reason is, is because when you're working on the catalog, well, it's locked down. Once you exit it, it can then duplicate that or back that up to another lo...

Exploring catalog backup defaults
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Exploring catalog backup defaults provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Lightroom 4 Catalogs in Depth

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