LIGHTROOM - The ability to select the device on which you will be able to synchronize a collection

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As Lightroom user i want to select devices on which a collection will be synchronized.

For example i have 2 collections. I want to see first on my iPad, and second just on iPhone. These 2 collections take 1GB and extra collection will eat my free space on a device.

By default it can be selected to sync on every device. But i want to see the device list in collection preferences and check devices i needed.

It will save free space and will decrees the number of sync operations in Creative Cloud sync service.
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Edward Sionov

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George Nichols

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This is a need that I have as well. My iPhone only has 32GB of data storage, my wife's iPhone has 16GB, her iPad has 32 GB, but my new iPad Pro has 256 GB. I will use my iPad Pro aggressively to edit and manage all images (old and new). The other three devices I want to use for select collections for portfolio display or select key events & images. I don't intend for my wife to edit, and my iPhone editing will limited beyond initial culling & rating.
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Edward Sionov

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Actually, recent mobile version includes this opportunity. You can select a collection for future editing. Default option does not synchronize a collection content. Just previewes.
It is called Enable offline editing on collection
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George Nichols

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Thanks Edward. Correct that I can choose to edit offline or not. My interest goes beyond this. I want to limit which collections appear on each device. On my iPad Pro I want access to collections that may contain a total of 10,000+ images to review and edit. While on the other 3 devices I want to only have a limited selection of collections and perhaps 400 images.
I know that I can filter by rating on each device, but I'd rather selectively limit what transfers rather than transfer all and then apply filter/limit.