Lightroom: How can I ad auto advance when cropping?

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Auto advance would be really useful when cropping. I often have 100s (sometimes 1000s) of images to crop. Currently these are the steps i take:
1) Press R to get crop marks up in Develop
2) Drag grips/rotate
3) Press return
4) Press arrow right to get to next image
5) Press R, then back to 2) repeat

If auto advance worked from 3) and it advanced to the next imaged and started the crop command then 4) and 5) wouldnt be needed. This would make a bit difference with many images. This is a bit more how Canon DPP works.
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Anthony Stagge

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Try this, 1, 2 and then just click on the next image in the filmstrip.
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cornel simons

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Wow that works. Top man. So easy when you know how! That's just made my afternoon a hell of a lot easier. Thank you :-)
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Victoria Bampton - Lightroom Queen, Champion

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Or Ctrl-right arrow would work too (Cmd-right arrow on Mac)
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cornel simons

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Fab. Thank you. Just realised also that I can press say '3' which obvs rates the photo, but will autoadvance on. So I can keep one hand on mouse, one finger over '3' and I can get through them quite quickly that way. Obvs only works if there arent ratings that will be overwritten. Thanks to you all really as before your responses I didnt realise the crop stayed active as it moved to the next image. Thanks again.
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Yeah, Ctrl-right arrow is what i use as well. Works a treat.
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