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Tue, Mar 6, 2012 2:16 PM

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Lightroom: LR4 doesn't display point curve adjustments made in LR3

After updating from LR3, LR4 has reset my tone curves. I use custom tone curves on almost every picture, and all my contrast treatments this way seem to have gone. Initially the previews were still the old ones, so I only noticed after opening several pictures in the develop module, just to see my meticulous tone curve adjustments be removed.

Is anyone else seeing this?

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Adobe Administrator

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9 years ago

Lightroom 4.1 is now available on Adobe Labs:

http://labs.adobe.com/technologies/li...

Includes a fix for this issue, plus several other top issues and includes 5D Mk III support:

http://labs.adobe.com/technologies/li...

Sr. Product Manager, Adobe Digital Imaging

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9 years ago

I've written about this with illustrating screen captures here on my blog.

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9 years ago

Also see this thread in Adobes forums: http://forums.adobe.com/message/42486...

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112 Points

9 years ago

Got to go back to LR3.

Employee

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9 years ago

Thanks Chris. We've been investigating this issue throughout the day and hope to have an update soon. Thanks for your patience and all of the detail you've provided.

Regards,
Tom Hogarty
Lightroom Product Manager

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9 years ago

I also did some testing. See my thread on Fred Miranda: http://www.fredmiranda.com/forum/topi...

David

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174 Points

9 years ago

Lr4 resets tone-curve created in Lr3 (no process update!) when the tone curve is "inverted" (black render as white and vice-versa)

Contact me if you need a lr3 catalog to reproduce the problem

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled
Lr4 looses inverted tonecurves created in Lr3.

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174 Points

9 years ago

LR4 looses all my tone curves with D7000 images, not D300s ones!
Mauro Morando

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9 years ago

Thanks Tom, I appreciate the quick reaction, let me know if I can be of any help with tracking this down. One of my older catalogs is already part of the LR test suite, I seem to be good at finding these things...

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176 Points

9 years ago

LR4 lost ALL of my tone curves last night. Needless to say with over 30,000 in catalogs this amounts to a catastrophic mess. Completely blew away LR4 and spent the rest of the evening restoring to LR3.6 How in the heck was this not caught in testing? Very poor standard work to allow such a miss to get into production code. Irritated doesn't quite describe what I'm feeling at the moment.

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72 Points

9 years ago

The conversion of a Lightroom 3.6 Library to Lightroom 4.0 has a problem.
The tone curve applied in ver.3.6 is not taken in the conversion process to ver.4.0. The curve is set just to "medium contrast", and the settings applied in the ver3.6 are not transfered.
In my case I have been applying the setting "Lineal" over the last years. In many cases of course the tone curve manually set. My in between more than 60.000 pictures have not been taken properly during the conversion process to Lightroom 4.0.
Please correct asap. So far I will have to continue working with version 3.6 due to this bug.

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled
Library inport conversion from Lightroom 3.6 to Lightroom 4.0 does not take the tone curve settings and set in all pictures the tone curve to "medium contrast". Manual modifications also not taken.

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174 Points

9 years ago

i would like to stress that this problem IS NOT RELATED to the 2012 develop: it happen BEFORE and the 2010 settings (tone curve and ...???) are not retained.

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74 Points

9 years ago

So, it's an option to resume using 3.6 until this is fixed?

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60 Points

9 years ago

http://imgur.com/a/4eIgN

In LR4 after upgrading catalog from LR3.x

Image one is how I edited it in LR3

Image two is after clicking the ! and setting the camera cal from 2010 to 2012. Notice how the numbers stay the same in tone curve, but the medium contrast is reset to linear.

Image three is same as image two, but I switched linear back to medium after the conversion.

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182 Points

9 years ago

I've got the same issue. I just wondered when I've read this thread, but then checked it myself. I save my settings in xmp-files, so I hoped this bug wouldn't affect my pictures, my camera is a Canon 450D.

But when i opened a picture with a point-curve in LR4... same problem as Chris. No switch to 2012 so far. I only imported my LR3 catalog.

I nearly freaked out, because in this moment I thought: What have I done? All work lost, because the settings are saved now by LR4 in the xmp-file?

I closed LR4 immediately and opened my old version 3.6 catalog in LR3 and the point curve was still there.

LR4 is unusable with this bug. Sorry for that. But I switch back to LR3 until this gets fixed.