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Thu, Nov 15, 2018 3:49 PM

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Commands disabled in Photoshop

I have some problem alike this. When i open a photo via lightroom, I cant duplicate the layers in photoshop cc, not using ctrl - j or the menus (all is greyed out).

If i open the image via camera raw in PS , all is ok.

Windows (10 home)  and photoshop is both installed yesterday...

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10 Messages

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284 Points

2 years ago

Just had same answer from support - and it helps, but content-aware fil is greyed out, so guess i just wait for an update for photoshot

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2 years ago

Different issue

Please reference the new conversation here: menus greyed out after edit in PS from LR

Sr. Product Manager, Adobe Digital Imaging

3 Messages

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72 Points

2 years ago

If I use Ctrl-E in Lightroom to edit an image in Photoshop a great many PS commands don't work, most immediately noticeable is CTRL-J to duplicate the background layer. Also, all the Select and Filter commands are grayed out (unavailable)

If I close PS then start it from the Windows Start Menu, then select Ctrl-E in Lightroom, everything works okay, except that when there is only the background layer, with the cursor on that layer, pressing the Ctrl key changes the hand symbol to the "no" symbol. Pressing the J key at that point works properly nonetheless.

Someone at Adobe screwed something up in the last update. 

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80 Points

2 years ago

I am having the same problem. Just a grey area

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80 Points

2 years ago

Work around
Open Photoshop first  then export from lightroom control j will work.
Adobe hopefully will fix their screw up soon.

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120 Points

2 years ago

I am having the same problem.

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80 Points

2 years ago

same problem here. Open Photoshop first, then click on Edit in Photoshop in Lightroom. This workaround is working for me (still an annoying bug which i already had some updates before. Formated pc in between)

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126 Points

2 years ago

I am having the same problem. Please fix it!

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272 Points

2 years ago

Same problem, windows 10, Adobe Photoshop Version: 20.0.1.
Work around seems to be open PS first, then open file; fails when sending photo to (and opening) PS from LR.
A fix would be appreciated.

4 Messages

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132 Points

2 years ago

Same issue, come On PS get your S together!

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122 Points

2 years ago

Same here, C+J not working when files opened through LR to PS. @@

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60 Points

2 years ago

Try resetting all your general preferences in photoshop. I just did and its working now guys. :)

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70 Points

2 years ago

I have same problem with shotcut Ctr+J 

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122 Points

2 years ago

Danny, Thanks for your words. ... however, it worked when I reset it but now next day I open file from LR to Photoshop it doesn't work, again. Ugh.... don't know why...