Lightroom: LR4.0 and LR4.1 - Creating new collection sets and smart collections - Default Placement

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[b]LR4.0 and LR4.1 - Creating new collection sets and smart collections - Default Placement.[/b]

1] In LR3 right clicking on a collection set and selecting "Create Collection Set..." or "Create Smart collection..." would, by default, place the new set or collection inside the collection set you clock on

2] similarly In LR3 right clicking on a smart collection would by default place the next new smart collection beside it in the same collection set.

This all worked fine.

now in LR4 highly annoyingly there's a placement choice, but by default the placement location is always where you don't want it to be. Either "next to collection set ...." OR 'Top Level'

this means an unnecessary mouse click EVERYTIME I create a new collection set or smart collection. I often forget and end up losing sets amongst the hundreds of collections I ave in my catalogue of over 150,000 images.

The placement parameter is fine but please returnthe defaults to how they were in LR3 and/or provide a preference so users can choose the previous or current default.

Thanks
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John Spacey

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Posted 6 years ago

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Dorin Nicolaescu-Musteață, Champion

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I'd just go back to LR3 style.
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John Spacey

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LR3 Style would be fine for me. :)
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Sean Phillips

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This is the most ridiciulous change I have ever seen in a program. When I right click on a collection to create a new sub collection why would it ever default to creating the new collection beside the one selected. Why is this even an option, never mind the default?