Duplicate file names

Im having massive issues with duplicate image file names.

I have 13 projects on the go, with around 2000 images each. They have all processed on my main machine and work fine.

However, when I come to transfer them to a portable hard disk for client handover, my point clouds are picking up images from other projects and folders (admittedly with the same file name). So I have done a 'save as' from my main machine to my portable HD for each project. I have also replicated the image file structure onto it - each project has it's own image folder, and carefully assigned each project to the correct image folder on my portable HD when I first launch the the portable HD copy (on a separate machine to ensure I'm not picking up anything from my main machine)

However when I click a point in point cloud, it brings up the matching images as you would expect, except some with identical names in other projects and other folders are displayed.

This cannot be correct surely? how can I fix this, work around it, manual change folder redirections - anything to make this work quickly.

I don't have time to rename my images, re-compile and re-edit my point clouds, I have been working on this for weeks and didn't expect a simple transfer to another machine to cause all this pain.


I'm against the clock here - any ideas please?


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