LR3 change

Igor Roshchin str at
Tue Jul 20 21:27:21 EDT 2010

Tue Jul 20 18:40:53 CDT 2010
Doug Brewer wrote:

> Larry Colen wrote:
> > In LR2, I would set up a filter on a directory, i.e. all files >=4 stars.
> > If I left that directory and came back, that's what would be displayed.
> > 
> > In LR3, I can set up that filter, but if I leave the directory and come back, it will display everything, until I click on the faded out >=4 stars at the bottom of the grid.  I'd like to go back to the way it was, but I can't figure out how.
> > 
> > I also can't RTFM because there is no FM and the help button approaches Apple levels of usefulness.
> > 

> Guess you need to lock the filter. Click on the lock under where it says 
> Develop.

That "pad lock" is available when you in "Library" mode and multiple
photo (matrix) viewing.

It's a new (IMHO very inconvenient behavior). 
I've reported it shortly after LR3 came out as a bug, but it turns
out to be a feature.

They describe how to deal with it in this thread:

And in this one, you can read why and what from various opinionated users:


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