Lightroom: Add a smart collection for the Develop Module that shows all photos with NO adjustments

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IDEA!

Can we add a smart collection preset for the Develop Module that shows all photos with NO adjustments.

There's one for with adjustments, the inverse would be more useful to me for drilling into the images haven't looked over yet. Sure there's the lack of the +/- symbol on the thumbnail, would like to filter on it, or am I missing something already there....  Thanks!
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Victoria Bampton - Lightroom Queen, Champion

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Have you tried using 2 lines, set the Match ALL. Has Edits is False and Has Adjustments is False. I think that should do the trick.
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A lot of people apply some sort of preset on import (for instance lens profiles), so the number of files with NO adjustments will be low.

But more important: as soon as you touch one setting, the image would disappear from your smart collection before you could finish your complete edit of the photo.

A better way would be to have something act like a trigger for that smart collection.
For instance, if you don't use star ratings, you could have NO STARS as your "still needs editing" smart collection filter. When you are done, you change it to 1 STAR and it will disappear from the smart collection.
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Hi Marco 

Yes I have a workflow similar to that, 1 star for keywords applied, two for finished developing etc,  I just needed an automatic way to find everything untouched by the develop module in case I'd missed something.  

Victoria has show me a way with the smart collection filters, yes it will vanish as soon as you tweak it, but from this filter I can first mark them up with a colour flag, then I can clearly see the images that need checking over.

Thanks for your input folks!
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Yep, that's it! Knew there had to be a way,  just couldn't see my way through it, thanks Victoria!
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What about the Edits filter? You can filter images with Edits or without Edits, showing images with the +/- icon or without it.