Posts in Category "Slideshow"

Slideshow Tip #2

If you’ve ever used Lightroom v1.0 to present a slideshow directly from the application, and had to interrupt your presentation, you probably know that it does not necessarily pick up where it left off. You might have also noticed that Slideshow (like Web) does not honor the selection in the FilmStrip. It always uses all of the photos in the FilmStrip. So if you’re presenting live slideshows, here are a couple of tips that may help you out.

Holding down the shift key when you click the Play button will cause Slideshow to start with the active photo, but will still play all photos, regardless of how many photos are selected.

Holding down shift + command (control on the PC) when you click the Play button will cause Slideshow to start with the active photo, and only play the selected photos, repeating when it gets to the end.

Finally… if the selection thing drives you crazy, you’re not the only one. This selection logic (at least for Slideshow) is slated to change in the next release. :-)

Slideshow Tip #1

Did you know…. The margins for the slideshow are by default linked together. This way, if you adjust one, you adjust them all — thus keeping the photo centered for the show. If you want it off-center, simple uncheck the checkboxes next to the corresponding margin slider in the “Layout” panel.

Today’s tip: You can reposition your slide wherever you want by holding down the space bar and clicking on the photo. While you have the mouse button held down, you can drag the photo to a new location. The four margins automatically update to position your photo. If you have trouble getting the photo all the way to one edge, try turning on “Zoom to Fill Frame” under the Options panel.