Note: if you have more than one display device connected to your computer, the primary device is listed as Main Monitor, while the secondary device is listed as Secondary Monitor. Click the button to view the secondary monitor display mode options.
- Show one – shows one preview window for the selected photo in the library and adjustment modules.
- Compare two – when browsing through photos in your project library, use this display mode to compare two different photos in the library. The photo on the left (Current) is the photo you are comparing to other (Candidate) photos. Click the Set as Current button to set the Candidate photo as the Current photo, or the one you are using to compare. If zoomed in on a photo in this mode, the following buttons are available:
- Link focus – select to link the movement of two photos you are comparing when zoomed in.
- Sync – select to quickly sync the zoomed in focus area of both photos you are comparing.
- Show multiple – when browsing through photos in your project library, use this display mode to show multiple photos at once. To select multiple photos, hold down the Ctrl key on your keyboard and select as many photos as you want. In this view you can rate, flag, and reject each of the photos. Hover your mouse over a photo and then click the X in the top right corner to remove it from the view, if required.
- Compare before/after – when in the adjustment module, click this button to display before and after panels, or a comparison between the original photo (Before) and the photo with the adjustments applied (After). There are four available comparison modes you can choose from:
- Side by side – select to compare adjustments to photos side by side.
- Split – left/right – select to split the photo, with the left half containing the original photo, and the right half of the photo with the adjustments applied.
- Top/bottom – select to compare adjustments to photos top to bottom.
- Split – top/bottom – select to split the photo, with the top half containing the original photo, and the bottom half of the photo with the adjustments applied.
- Mirror: duplicates the viewer display on the secondary monitor.
- Alternative: provides a secondary view of the photos you are viewing. For example, if you are viewing a photo in normal mode, the photo displays at full screen on the secondary monitor. If you are in compare two mode, select one of the two photos to have it display at full screen on the secondary monitor.
- None: select if you don’t want anything displayed on your secondary monitor.