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Slideshow playback options

From: Lightroom 5 Essentials: 06 Creating Slideshows and Web Galleries

Video: Slideshow playback options

So far in this chapter, I've highlighted a few techniques that you can use in order to preview, and to play back your slideshow projects. In this movie, what I want to do is share with you a few new shortcuts, and also review a few old ones, which will help you to perhaps more effectively preview and play your slide show projects. So, let's begin by talking about Preview. If you click on the Preview button here, it will Preview a slide show here inside of this area of the Lightroom interface. You can also do the same thing by way of a keyboard shortcut combination, on a MAC you press Option+Return, on Windows that's Alt+Enter.

Slideshow playback options

So far in this chapter, I've highlighted a few techniques that you can use in order to preview, and to play back your slideshow projects. In this movie, what I want to do is share with you a few new shortcuts, and also review a few old ones, which will help you to perhaps more effectively preview and play your slide show projects. So, let's begin by talking about Preview. If you click on the Preview button here, it will Preview a slide show here inside of this area of the Lightroom interface. You can also do the same thing by way of a keyboard shortcut combination, on a MAC you press Option+Return, on Windows that's Alt+Enter.

This will then launch or play the slide show in this area. If you want to pause an image, we'll tap the Spacebar key. That will then pause on a photograph. If you want to exit the slide show, you have two options. You can either click into the slideshow area, or you can also just tap the Escape key. Think Escape as the shortcut key which allows you to get out, or to escape from the slide show. And when it comes time to launch the slideshow in full screen, to take over everything, you can press another keyboard shortcut combo. On a Mac you press Command+Return, on Windows that's Control+Enter. And again this will launch the slideshow.

The Spacebar key allows you to pause on an image. Press the Spacebar key again and it will continue to play. And you can also escape or quit the slide show either by clicking into the slide show itself or by pressing the Escape key.

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  1. 1m 36s
    1. Welcome
      1m 36s
  2. 20m 52s
    1. Introducing web galleries
      3m 13s
    2. Overview of domain names and hosting
      3m 56s
    3. Using collections to group images
      3m 13s
    4. Renaming and reordering images
      4m 57s
    5. Creating collections of virtual copies
      5m 33s
  3. 30m 42s
    1. Using web gallery templates
      6m 17s
    2. Selecting images with flags
      5m 27s
    3. Creating web gallery collections
      3m 49s
    4. Customizing web gallery site info
      5m 46s
    5. Changing the gallery's color and appearance
      4m 1s
    6. Adding captions and titles
      2m 35s
    7. Saving custom templates
      2m 47s
  4. 19m 14s
    1. Working with JPEG compression and using the Quality slider
      1m 37s
    2. Adding watermarks and sharpening photos
      5m 40s
    3. Uploading HTML galleries
      3m 50s
    4. Uploading Flash galleries
      5m 44s
    5. Exploring online web gallery resources
      2m 23s
  5. 39m 28s
    1. Creating an impromptu slideshow
      2m 56s
    2. Slideshow and collections
      3m 31s
    3. Using slideshow templates and customizing the layout
      5m 27s
    4. Adding slideshow overlays
      6m 39s
    5. Fine-tuning the slideshow and creating custom templates
      2m 40s
    6. Customizing the background
      4m 56s
    7. Adding beginning and ending title slides
      2m 26s
    8. Working with a soundtrack and playback options
      4m 31s
    9. Slideshow playback options
      1m 30s
    10. Exporting slideshows as JPEG, PDF, or video
      4m 52s
  6. 9m 58s
    1. Selecting the video files
      2m 28s
    2. Changing image order and customizing the layout
      3m 27s
    3. Adding a soundtrack and balancing the audio levels
      4m 3s
  7. 49s
    1. Next steps
      49s

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