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Reducing clutter with stacks

Ken Udle

New Member
Aug 29, 2016
Lightroom Experience
Lightroom Version
Hi, I'm new to this forum. I created a smart collection to gather photos with a specific keyword. I only want to work on virtual copies, so I created a regular collection for all the virtual copies. I tried to use the stack options (including auto-stack) in the SmartCollection, just to reduce clutter, but that didn't work. I figure the Stacking feature doesn't work in Smart Collections. Is there another way to hide the Virtual copies in the Smart Collection, other than deleting the specific keyword that moved the photo there in the first place?

I'm using LR 5.5, perpetual license, Mac platform, OS 10.10.5
Jun 20, 2009
Houston, TX USA
Lightroom Experience
Power User
Lightroom Version
Cloud Service
Welcome to the forum. You can use the Filter bar with the grid view of your Smart Collection. On the Filterbar Choose an Attribute filter. On the right of this Filterer is a series of three icons labeled "Kind". "Master " and "Virtual Copy" are the two choices that you want to select or deselect.