Lightroom Classic: Switch between smart preview and original file work

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Currently to switch culling/editing to smart preview I have to disconnect the drive with original files. I would be great if there was a switch in Lightroom to choose between working on originals or on smart previews.
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Simon Chen, Principal Computer Scientist

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Check Lightroom>Preferences>Performance>Use Smart Previews instead of Originals for image editing