Lock collection against editing on iPad in Lightroom mobile

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Lightroom mobile is cool to carry and show around my photos. However, many people browsing through the photos happen to do not exactly horizontal swipes, and thus trigger the rating (flag or star) functionality accidentally. To avoid this, and also avoid that somebody changes develop settings on my photos, It would be great to be able to lock a collection against editing on my iPad. It could be a simple toggle, just as for the offline editing capability.
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Tilmann Häberle

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Posted 4 years ago

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Harry Stahl

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Exactly :-)
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jw stephenson

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It would actually be best to have a password for editing at the publish level in Lightroom Desktop such that such password would be required before anyone could make an edit. That way I can share a collection or catalog with someone (wife) on their own ipad and not worry about them changing ratings, etc.
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Wolfgang Eilers

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There is a Presentation Mode in the latest Lr mobile release that prevents changes to images. You can browse the images but not make develop or rating changes while in presentation mode. It's easy to get out of presentation -- it asks do you want to exit Presentation Mode (No, Yes) -- so a savvy 6 year old can still mess around.

In a collection click the up arrow (in upper right hand corner) and choose Present.
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Tilmann Häberle

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The new presentation mode is a good solution, which solves the need expressed in my initial posting.