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This course enables you to harness the diverse features in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom literally at the touch of a button. Photographer and teacher Chris Orwig shares the keyboard shortcuts that make working with the modules in Lightroom more intuitive and efficient, including ways to navigate the interface, minimizing, maximizing, and zooming panels and images as you go, as well as methods for importing images. Chris also demonstrates shortcuts for organizing images with labels, stars, flags, and collections; editing image metadata; working with video; and making a wide range of image adjustments. The course provides photo editors with a whole new way to extend their reach in Lightroom: by bringing their toolset closer to the workbench.
Here I want to share with you a few more shortcuts that you may find to be helpful when you're working with multiple monitors in Lightroom. You can see that I've resized my main Lightroom window, just so that I can also fit this Secondary Display Window so that I can simulate working with multiple monitors here in one movie. All right, well we've already talked about how we can work with these different view modes; how we can have the Grid and the Loupe View mode, and how if we change, say, our Library view, that can also change your secondary display view.
So here if I press the G key, that will change my Library to the Grid View, and that will change my image over here to the Loupe View; this as the Loupe View in Normal mode. Yet if you want to lock down that Loupe View, you can press a shortcut key combination. On a Mac, press Shift+Command+ Return; on Windows, press Shift+Control+Enter. That will then lock down that Loupe window, so that if we select other images here, and even take these other images to the Loupe View, say, by double-clicking them, this Loupe View will stay locked.
In order to unlock this, we can either press the Shift+E key to go to that Normal view, or we can go ahead and press Shift+Command+Return on a Mac, or Shift+Control+Enter on Windows to exit out of a Locked View. There are other things that you can do as well here. You can show or hide your filter bar by pressing the Shift plus the backslash key; this allows you to turn that filtering on and off, and to filter different ways here in the secondary display. And you can also zoom in and zoom out on your photographs by way of a shortcut.
Here let's go ahead and click on one of these images. I'll click on this photograph here, then I'll press the Shift+E key to go to that Loupe View. Here, I can obviously click on the image in order to zoom in, so that I can see the detail in the photograph. Click again to zoom out, or you could use some handy keyboard shortcuts to do that as well. On a Mac, press Shift+Command+Plus; on Windows press Shift+Control+Plus. Shift+Command+Plus or Shift+Control+Plus allows you to zoom in, and then Shift+Command+Minus or Shift+Control+Minus, it allows you to zoom out.
In this way, you can use this secondary display to evaluate and to view your photographs at different zoom rates, which sometimes might be helpful if you need to check for detail or focus. And then last, but not least, there's a shortcut which allows you to enter Full Screen mode on your second monitor. I can't simulate that here, because really I'm only using one monitor, yet in order to enter Full Screen mode, you can press Command+Shift+F11 on a Mac, or Shift+F11 on Windows.
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