Editing preferences


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Editing preferences

Now that we've dialed in our preferences, what we want to do is take a look at how we can take advantage of these two different settings. We have our typical settings, and then also this Additional External Editor. So, let's close the Preferences dialog, and back in Lightroom, we're going to navigate to the Photo pulldown menu. What you're going to notice here is we have the option to choose Edit In. Now, this is for the first set of settings, and then here is the Additional Editor. Now, one of the things that happens is it's a little bit awkward to know, okay, well, which one should I select, because they both look pretty similar.

Now, if you want more distinction, what you can do is navigate back to our Preferences. On a Mac, you go to the Lightroom pulldown menu; on a PC, that's the Edit pulldown menu, and choose Preferences. What you may want to do here is for your Additional External Editor, you may want to save this as a preset. I'm going to go ahead and cli...

Editing preferences
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Editing preferences provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Lightroom 3 Essential Training

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