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Photoshop Lightroom Adventure by Mikkel Aaland

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1.1. Lightroom Modules

Lightroom is based on a modular system. At this time, the Lightroom modules are Library, Develop, Slideshow, Print, and Web. Let's start by taking a general look at each of these modules. In later chapters, I'll explain in detail how to use them in a coordinated way.

The modules are listed in the upper-right corner of the workspace in the Module Picker. Figure 1-1 They should appear as shown here when you open the application, but depending on the size of your screen and how you've customized the work area, they may be hidden. Clicking on the name in the Module Picker takes you to that particular module.

Figure 1-1. Figure 1-1

NOTE

When you open Lightroom for the first time, you won't see any images. You must first import your photos into Lightroom, which is the subject of Chapter 2.

You can set the Module Picker to remain visible by selecting Window→Panels→Show Module Picker from the menu bar. Figure 1-2

Figure 1-2. Figure 1-2

If the modules are hidden, they can be revealed at any time by clicking on the triangle icon at the top middle of the screen. Figure 1-3

Figure 1-3. Figure 1-3

NOTE

There is some functionality crossover between modules. For example, ...

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