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 Color Labels

Typically, color labels are used to denote what actions have been performed on photographs.

The default color label captions are their colors.

You can change them to reflect your workflow.

Red

Unedited

Yellow

Edited

Green

To Photoshop Elements

Blue

To be printed

Purple

Done

See the chart below for a summary of the ways you can set the color labels on previews.

Auto Advance

When setting color labels, use Auto Advance.

Press the Caps Lock key.

Then, when you flag a preview, the next preview is automatically selected.

Remember to turn off the Caps Lock key when finished!

Color Labels Chart

On Tool Bar?

Click triangle at right end of the tool bar to add to the tool bar.

Keyboard Shortcuts

Red = 6

Yellow = 7

Green = 8

Blue = 9

Purple = None

Right Click Menu

Yes

Menu on Top of the Screen

Photo > Set Color Label

On Preview Cell (Border)?

Yes. Press Ctrl + j. Select Show Grid Extras & Expanded Cells at the top. At the bottom, select Include Color Label.

Other & Related Methods