In the Preferences Panel you can set up your workspace settings and adjust them to your workflow.
You can open the preferences panel by clicking the sliders icon in the top right corner of the app, or hit ⌘ comma (mac) / Ctrl comma (windows):
Set up your ratings and toast settings and default filmstrip views:
Auto-advance to the next image after adding, changing or clearing a rating
Clear the rating with a duplicated rate
Show a toast notification when rating, with keyboard shortcut reminders and when in zoom mode
Choose vertical or horizontal filmstrip view
In the General tab of Preferences, you can also change your default formula for renaming images, and toggle on/off the automatic archiving of old projects.
Keyboard Shortcuts Preferences
Choose the shortcut controls for when moving between scenes and images
Choose your settings for image assessments:
Eye and focus assessment color preferences
Choose how eye and focus assessments display (only eyes, only focus, both or none)
Show assessment icons in Face Zoom
Choose how to eye and focus assessments display in the Close-ups panel
Choose to include or ignore background faces
Here you can enable the option to apply the folder's name as the project title or disable it to rename the project's title upon import.
You can choose to automatically generate high-res previews for your RAW files that have a small preview upon import.
You can also choose the default settings after import, and toggle on/off memory card detection trigger for ingest.
In this section you can choose your filmstrip settings that will apply to your projects including the orientation of the filmstrip and visibility.
Also you can choose your background canvas color so if you like using apps in Dark Mode, this is a great option for you.