Can I create and save new cropping presets on the latest PhotoShop Elements?

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PhotoShop Elements presets for cropping tool
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Michel BRETECHER, Champion

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In the Elements editor, the last used crop ratio is 'sticky' for the next file.
But there is a way to save a custom crop ratio and apply it to a batch of images, it's to use the ACR conversion module. That works on jpegs as well as with raw:
http://photoshopelementsandmore.com/thread/3154/elements-acr-workflow-non-files

- In the ACR dialog, click on the crop tool and hold for a few seconds until you get the menu to define your own custom ratio. It is saved in the same menu for the next times.
- If you have several files open in the left filmstrip, you click on the select all button and apply the crop to all. You can select individual files to change the crop location if you want.
- when you click 'done' or 'open', the crop is applies non-destructively, you can always revert to the original.

Also, about creating 'presets' for Elements:
http://photoshopelementsandmore.com/thread/3493/creating-preset-quick-adjustments
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As you know in 'full-blown' PhotoShop you can create a cropping preset and give it a name. Is it possible to do the same thing in Elements?
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Just try as explained above.
The result is that the 'preset' is saved as a ratio, for instance 210 - 297 for A4 paper. You don't give it a name...

Similar option in the Full Photoshop ACR dialog.
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interesting.