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Thu, Aug 1, 2013 7:18 AM

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LR5: Smart Collection and Filter query with wrong results when using keywords

Hi, it seems the filter and 'Smart Collection' query in LR5 is not working ok.

For example :
keywords in picture : 2013, Max, Spanje, Vakantie
searching for keyword 'Familie' in filter (or Smart Collection) will bring up this picture.
When I remove 'Max', the picture is not returned.

'Max' is in a keyword-set called 'Familie' but when I removed the name from the set, or renamed it, it still is coming up in the query result.

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8 y ago

To test my understanding, you have a parent keyword "Familie", which has a child keyword "Max". In LR, a filter or smart query for a parent keyword will also match all child keywords. So in your example, filtering for "Familie" will match images that have "Max" applied.

Thus, there isn't any bug here. Or perhaps I'm not understanding your example.

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8 y ago

Hi John, but is this s new feature, because I didn't have this problem in the previous LR's

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8 y ago

I have similar problems.
My problems is "Anna1" und "Anna2"
Lightroom knows no-one distinguished between the 2 words.
All two words land in a pot

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It's a year late, but I was hoping I could follow up with you on this. Maybe you can answer my question?

I have a smart collection set to match keywords containing all the words "Art Jane Smith" which is one keyword. But the search returns photos that are also labeled "Apartment Jane Smith" as an example. It's pulling the "-art-" out of the word apartment, rather than matching exactly everything that's typed. Would you happen to know how to prevent this?

I do not have hierarchy's or anything (yet). I just have full 2-3 word keywords...

My smart collection is set to "contains all" for the keywords...

Thank you

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Hi, you should set your smart collection to 'contains words' , then it will search for an exact match on the words you have entered

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Worked PERFECTLY though I'm sure you knew it would.
THANK YOU!!!!!!!!

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Ur welcome :-)

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Will wrote, "Hi John, but is this s new feature, because I didn't have this problem in the previous LR's".

Previous versions of LR behaved the same way: If you have parent keyword A and child keyword B, then a filter or smart collection matching A would include images tagged with B.

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Kl Brown Photogràphy wrote, "My problems is Anna1 und Anna2. Lightroom knows no-one distinguished between the 2 words. All two words land in a pot."

What is precise filter or smart collection criterion you're using? For example, if it's

Keywords contains anna

that will match both Anna1 and Anna2.

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8 y ago

Hi John, thanks for the help, I am clear on the issue now (the quarter fell when I was doing other programming work)
I was thinking that the issue occured because I have a 'Keyword Set' named Family. But I did remove it and still the same result.
Thats why I asked you about the previous versions, but you were talking about the parent-child list (keyword-list), and indeed there is 'Max' a child of 'Family'.

Thanks for pointing me in the right direction :-)