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Sun, Sep 23, 2018 10:53 AM

Lightroom CC Windows version, export setup issue

I use LR CC 1.5 (Windows version + iOS).
I tried to export from LR a modified picture to share it with someone who also has LR. I selected (on the export menu): "Initial file + setup" and I selected a folder. After that, I deleted my picture on my LR and tried to import it again to be sure that the modifications are still there. But they aren't.
What do I it wrong?

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3 y ago

Greetings Sandra, 

What was the format of the original file? Can you show me a screenshot of your Save To: options?

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3 y ago

Rikk,
Thank you for your feeback. I just started to use LR a few weeks ago...
I tried to export JPEG files. If I understand what i read on your web site: configuration needs to be add in the JPEG file for JPEG pictures and in a separate file for RAW files, right?
My version is in French but you will certainly recognised the screen (I selected a few pictures and then the extract icon on the top right).
You got it?
Big thank you in advance! I really like this tool!
Sandra

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3 y ago

That is correct. JPEGs, Tiffs, PSDs, DNGs, all contain metadata within the file. Raw files contain the metadata in a separate XMP or side car file. 

Try this instead. 

Save the file as Original + Settings.  Do not delete the file from your catalog. Rename the Saved copy to a "-2" version of the original and import it. Do you see the edits on your -2 file?

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3 y ago

Hi Rikk,

in that case, it works. So, now, how I can keep the settings if i delete the picture from LR?
Thank you for your spport.
Kind Regards,
Sandra