Lightroom Classic: Copy Settings UI prettification

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Improve the layout appearance of Copy Settings. Currently it is a bit like looking at a dictionary page. When I go to Copy Settings, I usually think in terms of tonality, local adjustments, color mix, etc. In other words, when I don't check "all" - I usually have a specific subset in mind. I've enclosed a quick and dirty start of where my idea is headed. I have questions in my own mind about the best grouping of certain elements, both here, and in the general application - for example having two separate locations for rotation irks me, but perhaps that's best left for another time!

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joe fry

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Joel Weisbrod

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Doesn't seem worth spending time rearranging the same items. The adobe LR programmer's have a full list of fixes, improvements, and enhancements to make LR a better application. I would rather they focused on what needs to be done rather than satisfying whimsical changes from individuals that do not improve the product.
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Whimsy? Perhaps, but if you do a lot of settings manipulation, you may have experienced the sort of fatigue that can set in.  It would improve -my- workflow, and I assume there could be many like me.  I'd think the effort required for a little tidying would be minimal. Like you, I wouldn't want it to impede Lightroom's "Next Big Improvement" (thanks from a Fuji shooter for Enhance Details, guys!).
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Marco Klompalberts

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I like your idea.
And I think that Adobe (and other developers) should not ONLY be working on the next big improvement, but also on the small things that make the real users "happy".

Reading your idea, I also think it would be nice (no Big Improvement, just nice ;-) ) if we could save the settings we ticked.
So I can easily load a set I want to copy when I'm wanting crop and spot removal as well as some basic setting.
And next time I may want to exclude those, but have noise reduction on.

Being able to have a couple of sets quickly available instead of having to see what you want checked and what not can save a little time once, but a lot of time if you do chance it often.

I see that this was also suggested 5 years ago here: