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For some reason I'm getting a lot of e-mail from folks about not being able to see thumbnail badges (the keyword, crop, develop adjustment and virtual copy icons) on photos in the Filmstrip. I'm not sure what is causing the increase in questions, but there are two solutions for this problem.
The first is to make the Filmstrip taller. If the thumbnails are too small the badges won't show. To make the Filmstrip larger just place your cursor over the top edge until it becomes a double-sided arrow pointing up and down. Click and drag up to make larger.
If the badges are still not visible, then make sure they are enabled in the preferences. On Windows, go to Edit > Preferences > Interface. On Mac, go to Lightroom > Preferences > Interface. Make sure "Show badges in filmstrip" is checked.