Lightroom: Naming brush pins

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In an image with a lot of structure in it,
adjustment brush pins get lost.
How about a list with meaningful names?

Choosing the correct mask and adjustment
would be faster in complex images.
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Foto VI

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Posted 6 years ago

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jdv, Champion

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That's a pretty good idea. Just one more piece of metadata against the pin itself.
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Rob Cole

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And if the edit history includes the name of the pin to which the brush stroke has been applied, that would be great too. It sometimes takes a Sherlockean Holmes effort to back-track in the case of paint-related mistakes...

Note: there should be a default name that includes the coordinates of the pin and the date/time it was created, so even if you don't take the time to invent more specific naming, there will be a clue which pin is which...
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TK

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A very similar suggestion has been made in the past already.

Don't get your hopes high. Even bugs that would take a minute to fix have been left unaddressed.

As the LR4 feature set demonstrated, the development is largely unaffected by what is suggested/discussed here.
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Foto VI

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Well, then let's convert this into positive thrust!

Lightroom staff - where art thou? :-)
Is there a dedicated team for Lightroom innovations?

Tell them something that fires up their enthusiasm. ;-)

We want to feel being heard and "close to your ears".
Show us some effort and mark appreciated ideas as "planned",
"under review", "declined", "completed". We would love it!
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ImanolZ

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Names as "brightness ++" could be OK and I need that each pin can be on/off-ed to see changes of every pin. Not all at the same time!
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Foto VI

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Hi, good point!
Can you additionally create a new idea for the per-pin-preview?
I will gladly vote for it!
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qw al

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hi, folks, I have few suggestions for lightroom team

I guess lightoom need layers for the adjustments brushes and gradients, as alternative for layers you could just add naming ability for each 'edit' pin - when I used about 20 brush pins it's hard to verify which one I need without any flags. I think this should be very useful feature

another suggestion I have - on the slow machines is very hard to use multiple brushes - lightroom just hangs after opening hardly edited raw. so my suggestion on this point - you could just add ability to turn off applied brushes - for example I added some adjustments to the model's eyes on the photo and then just turned that pins off, to make it easier for computer to render the photo. It's really hard for me to edit 20mb raw with 15-20 brushes on core2duo & 6gb ram machine

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled
Lightroom: Layers for adjustments brushes and ability to turn off each one to improve performance.
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ImanolZ

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I have this improve in my wish list. And as a software developer, I know this improvement is not a long work.