Control Bar

You can display a control bar at the bottom of the main window that provides convenient access to controls and buttons for navigating through images, rating images, and applying keywords to images.

The control bar has the following controls:

Figure. Controls in the control bar.
To display the control bar
  • Choose Window > Show Control Bar (or press D).

To display keyword controls in the control bar
  • Choose Window > Show Keyword Controls (or press Shift-D).

Keyword Controls

You can display keyword controls in the control bar and use the buttons and pop-up menu to apply keywords to images. To learn more about applying keywords, see Applying Keywords to Images.

Figure. Keyword controls in the control bar.
  • Individual keyword buttons: Click any of these buttons to apply a preset keyword to a selected image or group of images. Hold down the Shift key and click the button to remove the keyword from the image selection.
  • Add Keyword field: Enter a new keyword, then press Return. Aperture creates a new keyword and applies it to the selected image.
Navigation Buttons

You can use the navigation buttons in the control bar to move through images in the Browser and Viewer.

Figure. Navigation buttons in the control bar.
  • Move Selection Left button: Click this button to go to the previous image.
  • Move Selection Right button: Click this button to go to the next image.