Camera Raw 11.4.1: Cannot Sync 'No Crop' or Select Multiple Images and 'Clear Crop'

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Camera Raw 11.4.1: Cannot Sync No Crop or Select Multiple Images and Clear Crop

In the latest Camera Raw 11.4.1 you cannot Sync an image with no Crop to other images to remove the crop on them. When selecting multiple images containing images that have a crop already but using the primary image to copy from having no crop, you cannot sync the no crop in the primary image to the others without it retaining a crop icon on the image and a crop marquee around the image once it is selected.

In short, since 11.3 you cannot sync an image with no crop to others to remove a crop completely.

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Andrew Rodney

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I know the crop/sync behavior was recently changed by design so this may be the result as well. Hopefully Adobe will reply and suggest a workaround.
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yeah I hope so.. actually after using it some more its a bit weirder than I first thought but it's really hard to explain. It will actually alternate its behaviour.

What follows is my attempt to explain it:

(all this is with the ACR window with multiple images)
When syncing an image with no crop applied to multiple images with a crop or not (and selecting 'check all' options) it will leave the original uncropped but all synced images will appear with a crop mark even though they technically had a 'no crop' applied...but... if you then use one of those images with the sync mark that has no crop applied to other images with a crop symbol (and again select all sync options) the crop marks disappear but the original that has no actual crop but a crop symbol retains a crop symbol. It 's really weird. I think I'm actually going to go back to 11.3 for the time being.

To explain where I use and always have used 'Check All' because it was safe to do so knowing unless  a change had been made it would leave it alone. If I had a graduation and/or radial filter applied I can check all knowing everything else is untouched and it's quicker than checking boxes.  I'd then just slightly move or rotate the local adjustments one by one quickly and then move to the next 5 or 6 and do the same. It's pretty quick  and really handy.