Importing preferences


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Importing preferences

Before importing your files in the Lightroom it's a good idea to go ahead and double-check your preferences. Now these preferences for the most part are identical the Lightroom 2, although they've reorganized things a little bit. You can open up your Preference dialog by navigating to the Lightroom pulldown menu and then by choosing Preferences, while if you are using a PC you can navigate to the Edit pulldown menu and find your Preferences there. In the Preferences dialog, we want to first start off on General. Now for the most part the default settings are going to be fine.

I'm just going to highlight a few things that you definitely want to turn on. For starters, I recommend you check the box for Show Import dialog when a memory card is detected. That way when you connect a memory card and insert the memory card it will automatically open up the Import dialog. The next thing that I want to highlight is File Handling. Here if you are going to convert your files to DNG, in this...

Importing preferences
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Importing preferences provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Lightroom 3 Essential Training

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