LIGHTROOM Changes in Develop not shown in Library or Exported

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I've imported some jpegs of family history that include handwritten notes and "Xerox" copies of photos. Since this is probably a copy of a copy, etc., I need to make the blacks darker. I selected all photos, went into Develop, made strong changes to shadows and blacks and contrast. Then used Sync. The images look like I want in Develop, but the images in Library are still gray and the exported images don't show the darker blacks that I want. I just recently switched from Adobe Elements to LR and don't know what to do. Help please!
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See my response on the other thread:
http://feedback.photoshop.com/photosh...
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Thanks, I started this new topic because I did not know if it was related to the other one.
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Starting a new topic was good. My replying to the other one because I didn't see this one was less optimal.

Do Help / About Adobe Photoshop LR x.x to find out exactly which version you're using in case there are updates that you haven't gotten, yet. The current version is LR 5.6.
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Continuing the conversation on the other thread, here:

Robert Wilson 4 hours ago:

I have a similar problem not related to sharpness but related to not seeing Develop changes in Library. I've scanned some family history with hand written notes and probably "Xerox" copies of photos. My jpeg images were imported. Shadow and blackness adjusted. They look like I want in Develop but the changes don't show in Library or exports. Your problem may be larger than just sharpness. Any ideas?

Steve (me):

Can we see a side-by-side screenshot of your original as adjusted in LR and the Exported JPG, viewed, perhaps in a OS viewer as long as the OS viewer is color-managed, otherwise the re-imported exported JPG in LR Develop as a second screenshot to the original-adjusted-in-LR screenshot. You can embed screenshots in a message, here.