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Wed, May 30, 2018 1:03 AM

Lightroom doesn't copy rotations + moves correctly

1. Copy a picture.
2. Rotate the picture.
3. Move the frame.
4. Copy changes to the copy.

Actual Result: Only rotation will be copied.
Should Be: Both rotation and move must be copied.

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2 years ago

Use the "Previous" button on the step 4.

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2 years ago

You've posted this under Lightroom CC, but Lightroom CC doesn't have a Previous button on the desktop. Can you please go to Help menu > System Info and confirm your current version and operating system please?

I just tried those steps on macOS10.13 with Lightroom Classic 7.3.1 and both the angle of rotation and the move to the left both copied with using Previous, so there may be a step we're missing.  Or are you on mobile, perhaps?

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2 years ago

You call it Lightroom Classic CC now. Version 7.3.1.

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2 years ago

Great, so which operating system, because I can't reproduce it on macOS 10.13.

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2 years ago

The issue doesn't depend on the OS by its nature. macOS 10.13.4 (17E202). Just saw it there. You must have maximum possible frame inside rotated picture. Then move it (but don't resize) and this action won't be copied.

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2 years ago

Today I also saw another possibly similar issue. I rotated picture and then resized frame by one corner. After I returned to the picture in few seconds I couldn't resize it back. I think it happened, because another corner of the image was pinned to the edge of the picture and moved after I resized the frame. But this movement didn't allow to resize it back because the second time it wasn't moving while resizing.

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Ok, the steps I took:
1. Create a virtual copy
2. Adjust the Angle slider to rotate the photo without resizing (to get your maximum possible frame)
3. Dragged the crop to the left by dragging within the center of the crop boundary
4. Selected the other copy of the same photo
5. Hit Previous

And that behaved as expected. So what are you doing differently to be able to reproduce this issue? A video would probably save us all some guesswork.

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2 years ago

The steps are correct, I can't reproduce it by intention as well. But it happens sometimes. Unfortunately, no more details are available.

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2 years ago

Are the source and destination photos different types, e.g. JPEG and raw?  Was one of the photos rotated within LR or the camera?  There are long-standing bugs in these situations.