Use smart collections Photoshop CC (2013)


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Using smart collections

There's another way to take advantage of the metadata in a file, and that's to create a smart collection. Now, similar to filtering, Bridge is going to look in the metadata of the files to select the images that match the criteria of the smart collection. But smart collections are a bit easier to revisit because they're saved in the Collections panel until you remove them. So let's start by clicking on the Collections panel and in the lower portion, I want to click on the icon that has the little gear on it to create a smart collection. You need to tell bridge where to look.

So in this case I'm going to have it look into this folder. And then we can set our criteria. And you can see there is a ton of different criteria. So for example I could search on something like keywords or in labels. Or in this case, we're going to select rating. And I'm going to say the rating equals 1 star. So if the rating equals 1 star and the image is in this folder, ...

Using smart collections
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Using smart collections provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Julieanne Kost as part of the Photoshop CC Essential Training

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Photography
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