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Next, I want to talk about how you can work with Quick Collections in order to quickly and easily group some images together. Now if you've selected a collection to be your target collection, what you need to do first is to turn that off. So here, you can do that by right clicking or Control clicking on the collection that was targeted, and simply choose this menu item so that none of your collections are targeted. By default, when you don't have a collection which is targeted, the collection which is the target collection is your quick collection. Here, what you can do is you can add images to this collection either in the grid view or in any of the other views for that matter.
So, let's go ahead and add this image to this collection by pressing the B key. Next, let's double-click this in order to view this in this loop view, then we can press our right-arrow key. Then, quickly move through these photographs. I like this one. I'll tap the B key to add it to the collection. Again, I'll just press the right-arrow key until I make my way to another photograph that I like: this one here. And I'll tap the B key again. If we click on the name or the word here quick collection, you can see we've now added these three images to this collection. The thing to keep in mind that with quick collections, this is temporary.
What we need to do is now do something with these photographs, because the next time that we open up White Room, these details here, or these three images, will not be remembered as part of this quick collection. This is more something that you do kind of temporarily. It would be almost like if you had a stack of prints and if you set three of those aside, well then you need to do something with those three images which you set off to the side. What you might want to do is create a more permanent collection with these photographs. Let's go ahead and do that. Press Cmd + A on a Mac in order to select all of those, press Ctrl + A on Windows. Next let's create a new collection, either by way of a shortcut or by simply scrolling down and clicking on the plus icon and choosing create collection. If you prefer to use the shortcut, that short cut is Cmd+N on a mac or Ctrl+n on windows.
I'll go ahead and name this one Jared, because that's the name of the person in these photographs. I want to include this inside of our collection set, people photographs. Include the selected photos, and then click Create. In doing this, we now have a more permanent collection of these pictures which we've selected. Next, let's scroll back to that area where we can view the quick collection. If you want to remove images from a quick collection, what you can do is right-click or Ctrl+click on it. In doing that, you can choose this option which allows you to clear the quick collection away.
Let's go ahead and do that so we now have an empty quick collection which we can then use again in order to group other photographs together, as well.
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