LIGHTROOM: Hotkeys for presets

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Please allow customizable functions/hotkeys for presets. That would speed up workflow so much. Having to mouse across a huge screen takes a lot of time. And even being able to arrow in between them would be cool. I want to assign to function keys like you can actions in Photoshop! imagine being able to use your keyboard or shuttle to apply your custom presets. If lightroom is about workflow this is one of its major flaws.
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stephen kramer

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Rob Cole

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I realize this request is for native Lr functionality, but in the mean time: I think the Paddy plugin supports this, no?
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stephen kramer

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Yeah I was thinking native LR function, and I just looked into paddy and I am on a mac, so I am going to try Knobroom. It seems like such an easy way to add so more functionality.
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hmm. looks like knobroom is only for a midi controller. Trying not to spend more money. Any other suggestions for freeware/plugins?
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Can you not use Mac's built-in features - I've forgotten how to call them at the moment, but maybe you don't need anything extra (?).

Also, I think Keyboard Tamer will do it, no?
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the built in only allows for menu options. and I dont think that there are any ways in the menu to apply presets. It would be nice if when you are creating a new preset, there were a box that allowed you to assign a keystroke for it. say F2 would apply my custom BW preset and so on. keyboard tamer is also only for menu options.
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Bummer. I know of one really expensive plugin that will do it (and not much else), but don't remember it's name atm. Maybe Adobe will support plugins responding to keystrokes in Lr SDK 5, then I'll whip you up something... ;-}.