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Is there a shortcut to select a Collection and all its images

iwaddo

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When I click a Collection the view switches to the images of the Collection with 1 Selected image.

Is there a way to click a Collection which switches to the images of the Collection but also selects all the images in the Collection.

Currently I have to use Ctrl-A, which whilst not a huge deal it is a pain when I forget to do this and find I have only added the 1 Selected image to the new Keyword and not all of the images of the Collection.

I have tried a number of key combinations but as yet I have not worked this out.

Thank you for your help.
 
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How would you select a collection with a shortcut? How whould Lightroom know which collection to select? You could have hundreds...
 
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Your problem is that you occasionally don't remember to do a Ctrl-A after selecting the collection. Even if there were a feature, such as Alt-Click, that would select a collection and all its members, that wouldn't help with the times you forgot to do the special thing to select all. I know it can be hard at times, but paying attention helps a lot. :)
 

iwaddo

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Thank you for the replies.

There are so many places in macOS, Lightroom and Photoshop where modifier keys can be used I was hoping this might be one of them.

It seems that on this occasion I will just have to pay more attention.
 
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