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What am I missing here? I select a group of similar RAW files and try to stack them but the stack option is greyed out and not accessible. What am I doing wrong? I looked in the online manual and did what it said.

Apr 14, 2007 12:18

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hmmm....it appears that you cannot stack when filtering on metadata. Does this sound right?

I can stack when the entire library is shown but as soon as I filter the stacks are gone. This is not very useful.

Apr 14, 2007 12:26

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You can't stack in collections, only in folders and the stacks are only visible as stacks in folders.

Apr 14, 2007 21:36

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Sorry to jump in a bit late....

LR "opens" it's stacks when filtering as only one/some of the images in a stack may match your filter, so it auto-expands them so you don't have to go hunting in the stack to find the right one.

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Stacking in LR is a big disappointment... wasted opportunity I hope they fix in Ver 1.1!

Apr 20, 2007 09:56

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EOSAddict wrote in post #3074490external link
Stacking in LR is a big disappointment... wasted opportunity I hope they fix in Ver 1.1!

Not wanting you to list ALL your issues (;) ) - but how do you find it disappointing?

The only thing I can possibly find wrong is not being able to stack across folders.

Apr 20, 2007 10:02

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That one mainly! My folder structure is fairly tight (I only keep 200 images in the same folder and separate RAWs and JPGs) so when I imported my pre LR images I imported all my converted JPGs too (until they release the RSP .rws migration tool!). Now I can't stack the RAW and its associated converted JPG as they sit in different folders.

Also my folders are defined by image number not subject so if a subject covers more than one folder I can't stack images.

Apr 20, 2007 10:13

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I don't use stacking. I find it better to see all the pics laid out. My preference.

Apr 20, 2007 15:53

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