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688 Points

Sat, Jan 14, 2012 10:53 AM

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Lightroom: Add ability to have borders around pictures in the Book Module

In my Photobooks, I always add a thin border around my pictures.
I'd like to have this option in the Book Module.

The same options as in the Print Module (image settings - inner stroke chosing color) would be perfect.

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7.9K Messages

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115K Points

2 years ago

Enhancements to the book module were released in Lightroom Classic CC 7.5. Try out the new feature!

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54 Messages

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2K Points

9 years ago

I would want one more related thing: to be able to add 2 borders:
1. an outer stroke, a small black line (but please give choice for colour and pixel width)
2. an inner stroke, broader and white-ish (just give the same choice for colour and pixel width).

Ideally I could have this both in Print Module/custom package
and in the new Book Module.

I would like to define this as standard/preset for any new image box I put on a template.

Use case: to have a passe-par-tout like layout, which is clean and simple.
It is especially good looking of you have a semi-transparent image as background underneath as it separates the pictures on top better than using shadows.
Of course that is subject to personal taste.
But my specification is flexible enough so everybody can use it partially or not at all.

54 Messages

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2K Points

9 years ago

I would suggest to re-name current functionality in print module / custom package:
"Photo border" does not add a line of a specified width currently, as I would expect from the term.

But it puts padding around the picture of the specified width, i.e. free outer space.
So what about calling current 'Photo border' 'Photo padding' ?

Then if you follow my version of this feature request, use the term "border" for both the inner and outer stroke.

Update this in Print Module as well as adding it to Book Module.

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152 Points

9 years ago

I COMPLETELY agree with this feature request!!!! I am an Apple Aperture user and think that this is a reason to keep using Aperture. While I think LR Books is implemented very well I am really surprised this was not included.

Look at a page layout in Aperture with the borders.....it makes it look Soooooo much more professional.

PLEASE PLEASE include this in the final release!!!!

8 Messages

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482 Points

9 years ago

Added a +1. Such a basic feature I was surprised when I didn't find it. Same capability is in the Print module so why not?!

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96 Points

9 years ago

Hi,
a great feature for the book module would be the support for colored borders around photos.
Ideally, both color and thickness of the border should be configurable.

Kind regards,
-Thom

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled
LR4b: book module: ability to added a border around a photo.

1 Message

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64 Points

9 years ago

I'm a bit disappointed the border funtion is not included in the Book module of the final release!

Please oh please add this in the next update!

Kind regards,
David

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196 Points

8 years ago

I would like to see a facility to add a plain coloured border around individual images in Lightroom's Book Module.

I do not like mixing different page backgrounds in one book and would like to be able to add a plain back, or other coloured, border around some images as can be done in the print module. The creative border is OK but not what I am looking for.

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled
Borders for images in Lightroom Book Module.

54 Messages

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2K Points

My desired specification would cater for your wish,too: you would set 1 colour for either the inner or outer stroke in your desired width, and leave the second stroke at zero.

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104 Points

8 years ago

Adding borders to photos is essential for a creative book. I hope this will be added in the next release

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172 Points

8 years ago

Let's go with Borders pronto! You have it elsewhere it's odd that is is not in V 4 now

9 Messages

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190 Points

8 years ago

This would be the first option I'd add to Lightroom and books, just like in the 'Print' module.
Since it exists in the 'Print' module I think it's rather easy to implement in the 'Book' module.

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled
Lightroom & Blurb books: I miss the 'stroke border' option.

5 Messages

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102 Points

8 years ago

Look at just about every photobook on the market and you'll see the use of stroke borders around images to isolate them from the page. So why is Lightroom 4 incapable of adding this feature in the book-create tool, and when is it likely to be added, do we think?

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled
.. of Lightroom, books and stroke borders....

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62 Points

8 years ago

Where are the stroke options for photo cells in the book module of Lightroom 4?
One would expect this to be there, as it is one of the most basic photo effects which can enhance the look tremendously.

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled
Stroke option for book module in LR4.

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102 Points

8 years ago

The development team are curiously silent on the subject..... when might we get some feedback, do we think?

Champion

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5.8K Messages

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102.2K Points

Don't hold your breath. They very rarely announce new features in advance, and very rarely add them in dot releases (apart from x.1) so I'd be thinking LR5 at the earliest. Sorry to be the bearer of bad news.

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102 Points

8 years ago

Oh that's ok. I'm getting used to Adobe glitches; like the one I've had since LR3 days where Lightroom allows me to 'edit' an image in PS Elements 9, loads PSE9 and then won't actually load the picture! Priceless! Issues like these one expects from 'interfaces' with 3rd party software... I can enjoy them just by sticking to Adobe products :)