Customizing external editor naming


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Customizing external editor naming

Here I want to briefly talk about how we can have more control over the way Lightroom names our files when we open a file and edit it and then save it inside of Photoshop. Well, here you can see I have a photo of my daughter Annika swimming in a pool in Costa Rica, and let's say that I want to open this one up in Photoshop. Well, before I do so, I am going to navigate to my Edit pulldown menu and then select Preferences. Now, in the Preference dialog, what we're looking for is External Editing, and then we are going to go down to our Edit Externally File Naming.

Now, we have a number of different options here. We can click on this pulldown menu and choose something say, for example, like Filename. This will update how this will be displayed. In this case, it will show the file name, which would be costa_rica_01, dot, whatever file format here--in this case TIF--we've chosen up top in our Edit in Photoshop CS5 options here. We can also choose some other naming conventions as wel...

Customizing external editor naming
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Customizing external editor naming provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Lightroom 3 Advanced Techniques

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Photography
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Lightroom
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