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In this brief movie, I want to share with you a shortcut which you can use in order to find your photographs more quickly, because eventually, as you use Lightroom more and more, your image library will get really big, and it will become more difficult to find specific photographs. One easy way to take care of that problem is to use this shortcut. On a Mac, press Command+F. On Windows, press Control+F. This will open up our Library filtering options, and it will open up our Search field.
In this case, I want to find a couple of photographs that I captured of Rodney Smith. So here I'll go ahead and just start to type out that name, Rodney, and you can see that it's showing me these three images here. In order to view these images larger, I'll just double-click on one, and here you can see we now have this photograph in this Loupe View. After having found this photograph, I've decided that I want to search for another image as well. Once again, press Command+F on a Mac, or Control+F on Windows. I want to find a photograph that was taken of an oak tree.
So here I'll type out the word oak, and then again, you can see that we've found that picture. So as you can see, you can kind of jump back and forth to that Search field by pressing that shortcut, Command+F on the Mac, or Control+F on Windows. Also, I should point out that when you're searching for things, you can search under any searchable field, or file name, or title, or caption, so on, and so forth. You can also further specify how you want the search to be performed by clicking on one of these options that you can find here in this pulldown dialog. All right.
Well last, but not least, if you want to turn off this Filtering option, or remove this field, you can just click on this button here, and then it will show you all of your photographs.
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