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Tue, Apr 3, 2018 4:52 PM

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Lightroom Classic 7.3: Develop presets not sorting correctly

They used to be sorted alphabetically. In version 7.3 the order is random

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2 years ago

I have the same problem, the sorting is not working correctly...

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2 years ago

You were "investigating" this a month ago. How's that coming? And why did you mess with something that worked perfectly well in the first place?

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"Why did you mess with something that worked perfectly well in the first place?"

Adobe changed the internal implementation of presets considerably, to allow them to be shared with Camera Raw and as part of the new "enhanced profiles", which provide users with a number of new features and advantages.

Unfortunately, Adobe completely botched the testing (quality assurance) and released these worthwhile changes with lots of obvious bugs.

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2 years ago

Lightroom Classic CC 7.4 was released with some preset/profile management features. After installing, if you are still seeing preset sorting issues related to alphabetization, please let us know. 
 

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Are you seriously calling the new "manage presets" window a fix ?!
As a developer myself I would be ashamed to offer something like that to my clients. 

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Grégory, this topic is concerned with the incorrect sorting of presets introduced in 7.3. The Manage window doesn't have anything to do with that bug. My testing shows that 7.4 correctly sorts presets -- do you experience incorrect sorting?

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Grégory, 

This thread contains users who might benefit from the Manage window. That is additional information for users who rely on managing and organizing their presets. 
 

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No, it is still not possible to sort presets.

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Please post a screenshot of what you're seeing.

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2 years ago

New Develop presets I create with LR 7.4 are out of sort order. It looks like they are being placed near the bottom of the folder list. I just created two presets shown below inside the red outline. I used John Ellis' 'Fix Presets' plugin with 7.3, which fixed the preset sort order. It's my understanding with LR 7.4 this plugin shouldn't be needed.

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The Lightroom Classic CC team is aware that there are still some sorting issues and are working through it for the next release. We appreciate your patience. 
 

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Rikk, I'm still seeing this issue in LR 8.0 when creating new presets. They appear at the bottom of the list. When can we expect an update to correct this issue?

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I'm using John Eliis' Fix Presets plugin, which is quick, easy to use, and free. Renaming presets after creating them seems like a kludge. Status still shows as 'In Progress' so I assume this will be fixed correct?

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2 years ago

As a workaround while awaiting a fix, the free Fix Presets plugin will correct the sorting of your presets.

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Thanks John. I downloaded the latest v1.6 Fix Presets plugin update, which corrected the above mentioned "new preset" sort order. This should work for others with similar preset sorting issues.

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I haven't been able to reproduce the sorting problems in LR 8.3.1, testing imported presets, creating new presetings, moving presets into groups, renaming presets, presets manipulated by Camera Raw, and presets with names containing numbers.

Previous versions of LR may have left your presets inconsistently sorted, and LR 8.3.1 won't fix that.  But you can fix it by running the Fix Ordering command of the free Fix Presets plugin.

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Thanks John I can confirm running the Fix Presets plugin corrects the sort order problem permanently...at least for now. Let's just hope Adobe doesn't break it again in a future update!