Lightroom improvements in Import menu

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I was importing a lot of photos the other day, and had forgotten to clear off my SD card before I started shooting for the day. It took about 15-20 minutes to go through and manually select every single photo I wanted to import, which gave me an idea. I love that in Library and Develop mode you can CTRL+Click or Shift+Click to select multiple photos at once; it would be a huge time saver if customers were also able to do this in the import menu to select multiple groupings of photos instead of checking them off one by one.
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William Murphy

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Victoria Bampton - Lightroom Queen, Champion

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You know you can do this already? Ctrl or shift click to select multiple photos, then click the checkbox to toggle all of the selected checkboxes at once.
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William Murphy

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I had given this a try before assuming it was possible and it didn't work, maybe I just misclicked somewhere. I guess I was wrong, thank you!
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Carlos Cardona

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Victoria's right! Shift-Click is "contiguous" selection, Command (Control on Win)-Click is "non-contiguous" (jump around).