Black and White Point eyedropper in Lightroom Classic

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It would be great if there were a way to set the white black and gray points in LR rather than having to take a photo into photoshop and using the levels adjustment.
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Have you tried [Shift]+Double Click on the Blacks and Whites Sliders?
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BRYAN B.

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I had not I can see that is affecting the tone curve can you explain exactly how that works?
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say I'm doing a nockout shot and want to set a certain point of the image to pure white is there a way I can do that using this method?

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How I would do that is to click on the number to the right of the slider I want to adjust so it is active. Then, place my cursor over the spot on the image and then use the up or down arrow to adjust it how I want (by watching the RGB % under the histogram). 

Whether Whites or Exposure is your option would be up to you.

If I were doing say White Seamless and I wanted it to be background to white, I would use the tone curve in Point Curve mode and slide the upper right point straight left. 
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Use the Tone Curve section. Click the little radio button in the upper left hand corner. Move the cursor to the image, in the section you want to raise/lower click and move mouse Up/Down.
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Hold down the Alt (Option) key and then move the Whites or the Blacks slider.
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those are great suggestions thanks I'll do that in the future