1. Also experienced by the OP at https://forums.adobe.com/thread/2550633
Edit a page by changing the template for a page with text, enter the text, restart Lightroom- the page has not changed or updated.
Even exiting the Book module back to Library before shutting down does not save the changed page.
This is 'Before'-
This is the change-
This is the "Result' - after restarting Lightroom-
2. Several of my 'large' books (>200pages) that have been printed by Blurb, will not show many of photos in the Book module. Some photos appear at random, but the Book design is basically trashed. I have tried opening Catalog backups but the problem remains.
"We have few queries:
1. Is this issue reproducible with a new catalog.
2. Is this issue reproducible on 7.5 as well."
Re: the pages not saving-
My Classic v8.0 seems to have now corrected itself for the problem of the page not saving. And tested a new catalog which does 'save' page changes.
I have stayed with v8.0 so I cannot say for sure, but I had produced books with v7.5 and never saw this problem.
OTOH- My second problem of blank pages noted in the first post- in a couple of 'large' books, they remain with many blank pages.
After loosing many hours of work I then tested it a couple of different ways:
1- starting a new book from scratch- it continued to not save changes
2- removing a page at a time (to see if there was a corrupt page within the book) then leave the book and come back into it - this would effectually remove the picture, that was on the page, but not remove the whole page as I had commanded. I then tried to add the picture back in, leave the book, then come back, and the picture was still not on the page but the page remained. Therefore it was saving any changes that were the removal of pictures, but not saving page removals nor page/image additions.
3- exporting the book before leaving the book module in case the program needed a manual reminder that I wanted to 'secure' this version of the book. Even then it would save the export correctly, but then if I left the book module and came back (after exporting) the changes I had made were no longer there. So exporting before saving did nothing to help save changes within the book.
4- I wished there was a manual way to save!
5- I tried saving as a new book (duplicating) after making changes, but those changes did not appear within the duplicate
6- I tried duplicating my book and then going into the duplicate and deleting all the pages. After leaving the duplicate and coming back, all the images were gone but the pages remained with the assigned layout frames as before- minus the pictures. (I am VERY afraid to go back in to my original book, as I'm afraid that my actions within the duplicate SOMEHOW transferred over to the original)
7- Please help!~ thanks.
Really hope this will be fixed soon
I am from Lightroom Classic team. You have been facing the issue with Book module with Lightroom Classic CC 8.0 as you have shared on the feedback.photoshop.com thread “Lightroom Classic 8.0: Book Module bug”. We have attempted fix for the issue and we would like you to test it, if you would be interested.
If you are interested in testing the fix, then we would send you an invite to the Lightroom’s Prerelease program. You would require to accept the NDA to access the build with the fix.
Could you please let us know would be interested in testing the fix?