by Julieanne Kost

 Comments (4)

Created

August 29, 2011

To show/hide the small iconic badges that appear overlaid on an image’s thumbnail in the Library module (in Grid view), select View > View Options and under the Cell Icons options choose to check/uncheck Thumbnail Badges.  To show/hide badges that are overlaid on the image thumbnails in the Filmstrip, select Preferences > Interface and, in the Filmstrip options, check/uncheck Show Badges.

It’s worth taking a minute to look at all of the options for displaying additional information such as Flags, Quick Collection Markers, and Unsaved Metadata in the View Options and Ratings & Picks, Stack Counts, and so on in the Interface Preferences  to customize the amount of information that you want Lightroom to display on your images.

Here are a few shortcuts that I commonly use to display various amounts of information:

•  Command + Option (Mac) / Control + Alt (Win) + Shift  + H  hides/shows Badges.

•  Command (Mac) / Control (Win)  + J displays the View options for the Library (Grid and/or Loupe) and Develop modules.

•  Tap the I key to cycle through the Information overlay in Loupe View (the content is controlled in the Loupe Info view options).

•  Tap the J key to cycle through the Grid View Style.

COMMENTS

  • By Klaus - 5:20 AM on August 30, 2011  

    Hi Julieanne,

    ….Alt (Win) + J displays the View options for the Library (Grid and/or Loupe) and Develop modules….

    Is that true or should it read Ctrl-J ?

    Klaus

    • By Julieanne Kost - 9:25 AM on August 30, 2011  

      Thank you Klaus – you are absolutely correct – the shortcut should read:

      • Command (Mac) / Control (Win) + J displays the View options for the Library (Grid and/or Loupe) and Develop modules.

  • By Alfred Dayan - 12:23 PM on May 14, 2013  

    What do the iconic badges represent? Is there a list anywhere?

    • By Julieanne Kost - 7:46 PM on May 14, 2013  

      I know of: Keywords, Cropping, Develop Module Adjustments, Collections, and GPS Coordinates.If you hover your cursor over them they should display a tool tip with a description.