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390 Points

Mon, Oct 23, 2017 10:12 PM

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Lightroom Classic: Overlay is very hard to see (Crop/Transform)

After updating to Lightroom Classic, the crop overlay lines are thinner and lighter than before. Can't see them on most photos. 

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7.8K Points

2 years ago

Hi,

Lightroom Classic 7.4 was released today and should address this issue.  Please update your Lightroom to the latest version and let us know if you continue to see the issue. Thank you for your patience.

https://helpx.adobe.com/lightroom/help/whats-new.html

Thanks,
Smit Keniya

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Adobe Administrator

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2 years ago

Lightroom Classic CC 7.5 was released today and should address this issue.  If you don’t see the update in your Creative Cloud App, hit the [Ctrl/Cmd]+ [Alt/Opt]+[R] to force a refresh. 

Give the new version a try and let us know if it solves the issue. 
 

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Quality Engineering - Customer Advocacy

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Thank you.It was my dream since I started to use lightroom for 4 years.

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3 years ago

A number of people have complained about this -- can you post a full-resolution screenshot showing what it looks like (in PNG format)?

I've noticed that the lines are brighter when the GPU is enabled:

GPU on:


GPU off:

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Finally had a moment try out your suggestion. I see so little difference--but the "best" is so light it's unhelpful. When cycling thru the various overlays I had a hard time telling which one was displaying. Below I've marked the lines because they are so faint.

GPU off


GPU on

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3 years ago

So try checking and unchecking Preferences > Performance > Use Graphics Processor -- notice any difference?

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102 Points

3 years ago

Definite problem. It’s not usable now unless very dark image. Please, please correct.

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Be sure to click the ME TOO button in the upper-right corner.

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3 years ago

John, thanks much.  It does make a distinct difference.  I have a Lightroom compatible video card (NVidia 760).  What are the disadvantages  of not using the graphics acceleration?

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The GPU doesn't provide much benefit (and it sometimes slows things down) unless you have a 4K or 5K display. It speeds up the Develop module but no other part of LR. If you do have such a display, the GPU can speed things up a little, a lot, or not at all.  So it's best to try editing a few photos to see if you can notice a difference.

Adobe Administrator

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3 years ago

I've asked engineering to take a look. Thanks!

Sr. Product Manager, Adobe Digital Imaging

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Great, thanks.

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112 Points

3 years ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Changing crop line color.

it will be good to change crop lines color different than white.because it is hard to see white line on white image.it can be yellow and blue or even black.

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3 years ago

Enough of a problem for my workflow to force me back to 5.7 (6.x is unusably slow for me)

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3 years ago

any solution to this? i just upgraded my system (17R to a Precision 7720 Workstation) and was previously using the last version of Creative Cloud Lightroom (not "Lightroom CC") but the last version of what is now Lightroom Classic CC.

toggling GPU does change the color from medium gray or something to white(ish) but the lines are so fine that it's really hard to see on certain images. annoying!

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3 years ago

Until this is fixed you can also use CTRL/CMD + ALT + O keys to quickly toggle the Grid.

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82 Points

3 years ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled transform tool grid colour too dark.

Is there any way of changing the colour of the grid when using the transform tool as when using the individual sliders on a low light picture the grid is near invisable.

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Added a comment to internal issue that transform too overlay has a similar problem.

Sr. Product Manager, Adobe Digital Imaging

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206 Points

3 years ago

Tried the graphics processor, almost impossible to see the grid overlay..please remedy this.

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116 Points

3 years ago

Via https://forums.adobe.com/message/10136732, and other posts, checking/unchecking graphics processor option in LR CC Classic does practically nothing. It's almost impossible to see the grid lines when working with real estate or nature shots now.

Using an iMac14,2.

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116 Points

3 years ago

Just a FYI, if you press Q and then A to activate the spot removal tool and visualizer, try to use the transform tool. It helps out to some regard.