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Lightroom Classic: Export isn't resizing exactly to specified long edge

Bug report submitted by Rob Cole on behalf of Soulflare007, who was having problems with login/AdobeID...Lightroom 5's export isn't resizing exactly to specified long edge. For example, when I restrict long edge to 1920, the exported files are 1919. Same with 1024, I get 1023px files instead. If I export from Adobe Bridge, then the long edges are calculated correctly. This problem didn't happen with LR4. Files being exported were DNG and TIF.More info here: http://forums.adobe.com/message/54380...

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1.1K Points

7 years ago

Please see this thread for more examples of the error.

http://forums.adobe.com/thread/126183...

Brian

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208 Points

7 years ago

Thanks for linking my thread Brian. The issue also crops up with Image Sizing Dimensions.

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2K Points

7 years ago

There is a similar problem with the Develop module Crop tool:

http://forums.adobe.com/message/5600339#5600339

The problem occurs due to use of precision to three decimal places for the crop ratio, but only to two decimal places when entering new custom ratios. Please see post #23 at the above link for more details.

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198 Points

7 years ago

I got the same issue with exporting images. When I export with long side set at 1000px I get images with 999px at the long side. This happens also with other export sizes.

This problem occurs since LR5. With test versions of previous LR software this bug does not occur!

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62 Points

7 years ago

Got the same problem. I need an exact long size value of 639 pixels and get 638 on export.

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Procedure for possible work-around:
1. Save export settings as preset.
2. Open .lrtemplate file (the preset) with text editor.
3. Make the edge size 639.5 instead of 639.
PS - Let us know if that does/doesn't work for you - as you already know if you followed trshaner's recommendation above: it did work for similar problem with crop dimensions.
PPS - Problem still exists in Lr5.2 (final release)?
~R.

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198 Points

LR 5.2 fixed the issue. As far as I am concerned.

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112 Points

I'm on LR 2015.8 - still that old issue. Driving me nuts. With a lot of experimenting with "alternative" edge sizes, I eventually got the right size. I still don't see why this bug has still not been fixed.

Champion

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37.4K Points

What "edge size" do you want and how are you entering the values in the Export module?

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112 Points

My images, in this case, need to be 200x133px. I already cropped them to that ratio. In Export, I select "Fit to screen"/"Width&height" then enter 200 and 133 into the fields. What I get is 199x133, for example. But not always, seems random. Tried it at home just now and got 200x133 there.

Champion

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There is a rounding issue in the Crop tool and Export Resize to Fit algorithms. It's generally best to use Resize to Fit  'Long Edge' setting and then enter just the larger edge value. What is the exact size of the cropped original image (xxxxx by xxxxx pixels). On my system entering a 200 x 133 'Custom' Crop Ratio pulls up 2x3/4x6, which is 1.0 to 1.5 Aspect. Using that value the Export Resize to fit would be 199.5 x 133. Using Long Edge = 200 should produce consistent results of 200 x 133.

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112 Points

Yes, long edge seems to work, my first attempts were successful, at least. Still I'd hope that they'd get this to work properly someday. If my image is not cropped correctly, I should still get the pixels set in the form ... Thanks, Todd!
EDIT: And yes, I do get that silly  2x3/4x6 instead of the ratio that I actually entered. As if LR had not arrived in the web age yet.

Champion

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Yep, it's a long standing bug. The details and a plugin solution by John Ellis are available at this post: https://forums.adobe.com/message/9050627#9050627

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206 Points

Making blanks in the the proper sizes, and copy & pasting development settings is the simplest workaround I've found. And doesn't require using a separate program.

Of course, if you aren't using the same sizes regularly; it's not much help.

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7 years ago

This issue is not fixed in all cases. Consider Exportant for those cases when still a problem:

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198 Points

Thanks for the hint!

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7 years ago

Any better in Lr5.3(RC)?

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208 Points

Yay, this seems to be finally fixed in the LR5.3 release candidate. Someone was listening, thanks!

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Yet there was no mention in the release notes / bugs-fixed section. An oopsidental omission, or is it still not fixed in some cases - hmm...

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112 Points

It is not fixed, not even in 2016. Or it was once fixed, and the issue zombied back into a recent release.

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7 years ago

********************************************************************
Adobe - has this been fixed? If so, consider adding to final release notes, and tagging this thread..
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208 Points

7 years ago

I can confirm the fix for LR 5.3. The fix has not been mentioned in Adobe's bugfix list though. Anyways I'm happy it's working fine again. Thanks!

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Thank you Matthias.

I hope Adobe updates forum thread status and documentation.

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152 Points

7 years ago

I use LR 5.3 and cannot agree that this issue has been solved, at least not in my version. I have used export presets in LR for many versions to date, but never had an issue as now. My jpg export preset requires: Image Sizing - Resize to fit - Long Edge - Don't Enlarge - 35.000 cm - Resolution 200 - pixels per inch and nothing else.

Up till now all images, irrespective of aspect ratio, cropped dimensions or whatever, were correctly cropped to 2756px on the long side, with the short side reduced by the same ratio. Smaller images were left alone.

Currently, uncropped images of 5716 x 3744 are correctly resized. An original cropped to (for instance) 5587 x 2235 px is however not resized at all and is exported in the same batch at 5587 x 2235 px.

Can anyone suggest what I may be doing wrong or should alter in version 5.3?

Thanks.

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208 Points

Hi Martin, I tried to follow your procedure. Resizing was working fine for me. Was the cropping done with LR crop tool on the 5716x3744 image?

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2K Points

The file is exported, but not resized, so I can confirm this issue with LR5.3 on my Windows 7 system using Martin's settings.

If 'Don't Enlarge' is unchecked it works, even though the file is clearly NOT being enlarged!

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152 Points

7 years ago

Hello Matthias.

Yes, I always crop with the LR crop tool. I have a number of cropping presets (such as 2 : 1 or 2.5 : 1) but also use a free crop when something different is needed.

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208 Points

Ok, I did that too. Still working fine for me. I'll keep an eye on the issue.

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2K Points

7 years ago

It appears ANY 'Custom' Crop Aspect Ratio with 'Don't Enlarge' checked in the Export Resize panel prevents the image from being resized.

LR5.3 on Windows 7 system 64 bit

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208 Points

Ah yes, it happens with 'Custom' aspect ratio crops. I can confirm this now.

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152 Points

Thank you Matthias and Todd for investigating this. I have checked your findings and agree with them. It would appear that LR interprets "Don't Enlarge" as "Don't Resize" in some circumstances. I am still trying to see if there are other factors that come into play. By altering the export size from (for instance) 200dpi to 200dpcm, the crop is in fact enlarged to such a degree that the long side of the exported jpg exceeds that of the original raw image, in px. So the instruction "Don't Enlarge" is executed not merely as "leave dimensions untouched, even if longer than the size requested or necessary" but as "Enlarge this image whatever happens, even if told not to do so". To be continued..

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60 Points

Thanks for the info on this, tearing my hair out earlier - unchecked the 'Do Not Enlarge' and it's sorted the problem - not ideal but at least it's working.

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120 Points

So how do we now keep it from enlarging images to fit the long edge?

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120 Points

I just tested this. And this work-around now has Lighthroom enlarging any smaller image to the specified long edge. That is just great. I want my money back.

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To be honest I've never used the 'Do Not Enlarge' checkbox and can't think of a good reason to use it. Please explain the specific reason why you are using it and perhaps I can provide a better solution for now.

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206 Points

"Below you will find the required resolutions for our alternative products. To achieve these exact dimensions you may need to crop your original high-resolution file. However, do not increase the size by resampling in a photo edition program, as this will distort the quality of your work. " 

^ from a photo printing site

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120 Points

7 years ago

So this problem is not fixed. Is it too difficult for Adobe to get this fixed six months after the problem was reported?

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7 years ago

Worth noting: the original problem was fixed @Lr5.2. Unfortunately, a new (similar) bug crept into v5.3.

So, one work-around is to fall back to v5.2.

Other work-arounds:
* Uncheck "Don't Enlarge" (if really not necessary).
* Export in 2 lots: one with resizing and one without.
* Use Exportant.

Rob

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162 Points

7 years ago

I try to export 8 images from LR5.3
Some 5184x3456 pixel RAW-files (EOS 7D)
Some panorama JPGs created with the iPhone.
The panos are like: 2380x5040 (vertical), 3326x4988 (vertical) and 8192x2366 (horizontal).

Here are my resaults: