Lightroom: Cycle through camera profiles with the keyboard

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I've collected a significant number of custom and commercial camera profiles that I use on a regular basis. It would be great if there was a fast way to cycle through them instead of having to click the profile name and click the next one in the menu for each one.

The "Profile:" label under Camera Calibration seems to be just static text. I'd love to see it like most of the other slider labels, where clicking it will let you select the next or previous camera profile in the list with the +/- keys.
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It's a good suggestion. As a workaround, you could create a develop preset for each camera profile and then use the Any Preset plugin to quickly cycle through the presets with the cursor keys.
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Thanks for the quick reply!

I set this up and tried it out. Unfortunately, the presets plugin doesn't show a preview of each preset unless you manually click on each one, wait a second for it to render, then click on the next one. I'm on OS X Yosemite running Lightroom CC 2015.1.

It will supposedly work if I disable GPU acceleration in LR, but given how heavily I use local adjustments, upright and the transform panels, this would end up slowing me down more than it helps.
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That's great that the GPU acceleration is working for you -- it doesn't add much benefit to many people. An LR GPU bug prevents the plugin from displaying the preset instantaneously in Develop mode.

The only other option is to use the plugin in Library Loupe view, rather than Develop, in which case the presets will be viewed correctly. But that may defeat the purpose of what you're looking for.