Changing selected picture shouldn't be considered as a separate step in the undo history

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Changing selected picture shouldn't be considered as a separate step in the undo history. Current behavior is VERY inconvenient.
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Dmitry

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Just Shot Me

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Sure it should. You are Undoing the change of images.
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Johan Elzenga, Champion

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The simple fact that other apps behave differently does not make something wrong. As pointed out, Lightroom has an undo history and an edit history, and these are different. If you clicked on an image by mistake, then having an ‘undo’ to reselect the correct image may be helpful. Especially if you had a series of painfully selected (non-continous) images, and so your click deselected them all. In that case I would be very happy that I can simply ‘undo’ this, and don’t have to reselect them all one by one...

You may still find this wrong, not useful and inconvenient, but clearly other people may find it right, useful and convenient. Unfortunately, Adobe can’t satisfy both. This time they chose the option you don’t like. In other situations they may have chosen the option I don’t like but you do like.
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Of course Adobe can satisfy both, the same way that Photoshop can cater to people who want layer visibility to be undoable as well as those who don't.

A check box saying "make image selection undoable" would be certainly be appropriate for such an unusual app-specific behavior. I'm  not sure I would uncheck it, personally, but it's hardly unreasonable.
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Dmitry

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Yes, please include changing visibility to the Undo history in Photoshop as well!
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Joel Sigerson

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History Options in the History Panel

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Dmitry

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Thanks! It would be nice to enable it by default.