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590 Points

Fri, Mar 17, 2017 3:42 AM

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Lightroom: MacBook Touch Bar support

When/will Adobe going to update Lightroom 6 to take advantage of the MacBook pro touch bar?  It has been a few months since Photoshop was updated...

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Champion

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104K Points

4 years ago

What would you like to see the touchbar controls do in Lightroom?

Victoria Bampton a.k.a. The Lightroom Queen

www.lightroomqueen.com

Author of Adobe Lightroom Classic - The Missing FAQ and Adobe Lightroom - Edit Like a Pro books.

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It's an obvious candidate for control sliders or flimstrip navigation. Module changing also an option. Whatever is done, please let there be a disable option because I hit touch bar accidentally more often than deliberately.

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90 Points

Yes. It's a must for filmstrip navigation.

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82 Points

definitely film strip navigation. I'd like to have the Develop module sections (histogram, basic, and so forth) as items on the touch bar, opening up to options, and then sliders/choices. it'd keep the screen open for images and make it easier to navigate the huge array of develop choices.

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100 Points

It would be awesome to use adjusting sliders for basic color correcting at least.

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86 Points

Control sliders would be huge. Adjusting, say, white balance using a wide touch screen slider would be far more intuitive/provide finer control than using a mouse or trackpad on a slider on screen.

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100 Points

I'd also love to see the Touchbar provide EXIF data while in fullscreen mode.  I like to flag photos in fullscreen mode.  Often, I'll have multiple, similar photos, with slightly different settings.  Currently, I have to leave fullscreen to view the settings.  It would be nice to just look down and see all the info.

I also agree that white balance and exposure sliders would be awesome!

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I like Andrew Holman EXIF idea. My stray touch interactions vastly outnumber my deliberate ones on the Touch Bar and I'd like something useful but passive.

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120 Points

I'd like to adjust common photo adjustments ex. white balance, exposure, contrast, shadow, highlight, etc. and in the Library tab it can use to add keyword, filter by colour label or flag

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150 Points

Would. be nice to have the ability to have it display the image thumbnails and scroll through them the way it is done in Apple Photos. 

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150 Points

would also love to see an option to display an image in full screen/black background using just 1 touch

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F

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i would love to be able to control the sliders with the touch bar as opposed to having to click as you drag with the touch pad

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Dear Victoria ,

two buttons please :

1. Library  and Development switch

or still more comfortable :

2. Generate positioned Single photos out of Life photos

and in general for light room :   Full screen photo preview

Greetings

Marcel

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It would be good to have some contextual selections ... so in Library as the previous person suggested able to scroll through the pictures while in Develop mode being able to customize the touch at with the most often used controls? This would make a significant difference to the use of Lightroom.

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436 Points

Hi
to there is a shortcup desperatly missing in LR : 
"Start Tethered Capture"
there are for "Hide" "New Shot" "Trigger" but not for "Start" which is totally surprising
So have it in the touch would be a compensation
thanks

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590 Points

4 years ago

control sliders, module switching, selecting tools etc,  there is so much potential...  

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2K Points

4 years ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled if future Lightroom support 'touch bar'.

If future Lightroom support touch bar, please add
in full screen mode , show on touch bar whether flags are up, how much star rated,
and set them from touch bar. 

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4 years ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Lightroom: Support MacBook Touch Bar.

Plz add new MacBook pro "Touch bar" functionality on LR to launch Lua plugins.

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278 Points

4 years ago

Yes please - touch bar support for Lightroom is essential!! So much that could be done. When can we expect it?

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122 Points

3 years ago

Touch bar support would be great. Obvious use would be adjustment sliders in develop. Film strip and star/flag ratings in library would be useful.

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60 Points

3 years ago

how has it been this without touch bar support?

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210 Points

3 years ago

We need a Touch bar, I bought Macbook pro just because of it. In Photoshop my productivity has increased a lot, and it will be a must for LR. 

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80 Points

3 years ago

Add in hsl sliders and sliders for all the other settings like exposure, vibrance, etc. Maybe we can select one section with the mouse and control the slider on the touch bar! Definitely add filmstrip sliding too. Something along the lines of Apple's photo app filmstrip!(: Please!!!! The touch bar needs some serious compatibility with the Adobe programs!

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118 Points

3 years ago

Lightroom provides some keyboard shortcuts that do not work on a MacBook Pro with the Touch Bar. Keys like F2 are simply not available on the keyboard. But apart from certain shortcuts missing, I would love to be able to slide through the images, like I can do in iPhoto. Other shortcuts will help, but are not as badly needed, as a lot of actions in Lightroom are already available through keyboard shortcuts.

So, I would love sliding through the pictures, and shortcuts that are currently not available as they require function keys.

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FWIW F2 works for me to show function keys if I hold down "Fn" key first (as with physical function-key Macs in default state). But there's no option to show the function keys by default all the time on the Touch Bar.

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118 Points

Thank you Stephen. That should have been obvious to me, but I completely missed it. So much more to learn about my brand new MacBook Pro.

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60 Points

System Preferences -> Keyboard -> Shortcuts -> Function Keys -> add apps to show function keys in Touch Bar instead of application controls.

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And back in the Keyboard section in System Prefernces, you can choose to show Fn keys all the time, or app controls, or the standard bar. And you can change what Fn shows.

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60 Points

3 years ago

When will it arrive? The touch bar would be amazing when you are rating your images. 

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60 Points

3 years ago

I would love to see presets being added to the touchbar... that would speed things for me a fair bit

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84 Points

3 years ago

The touch bar would be so useful in so many things... flagging/unflagging, star ratings, sort by ___, color coding, adjustment sliders, preset shortcuts, sliding through the bottom photo strip... Where is this update?

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80 Points

3 years ago

I agree with everyone's sentiments in these replies. I would love to see all of them integrated.

For me the key thing is that the Touch Bar can be whatever anyone wants it to be; so make it exactly that. If people don't want it used, then have an option to delselect it; if people want it as a film strip have the whole thing as a film strip; if people want to flag/rate/keyword, then do that; have it do different things in each module.

The world really is your oyster with this thing guys and I'm amazed (and hugely disappointed as I just got myself a new MacBook Pro) to see it's not being utilised.

PLEASE sort this out, even if you improve it in later updates, get something out that uses it in some way, because having nothing there feels worse than having normal "F-keys"...

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530 Points

3 years ago

Yes, please. And make it costumisable, as we all will have different uses for it.