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Delete Libraries after creating Vault

335 Views 3 Replies Latest reply: Jan 3, 2013 9:13 PM by William Lloyd RSS
paulclark Level 2 Level 2 (185 points)
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Jan 3, 2013 3:04 PM

I just created a Vault of all my 2012 photos and wondering if it's OK to delete the Libraries now?

Mac Pro, Macbook Pro, iMac, Cube, 7300, Mac II, Mac OS X (10.6)
  • léonie Level 8 Level 8 (46,375 points)
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    Jan 3, 2013 4:06 PM (in response to paulclark)

    Vaults are for added safety, a backup in addition to the libraries. Why do you want to delete the libraries? Do you not need to browse and edit your images any more? If you only want one item - library or vault, it would be much more useful to keep the library.

  • William Lloyd Level 6 Level 6 (19,205 points)
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    Jan 3, 2013 9:13 PM (in response to paulclark)

    I would suggest exporting your 2012 pictures as a new library, and then deleting them from a main library.


    Or, better yet, just create a new library and use that for 2013.


    A vault is not intended to be an archive.


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