Fish-eye to rectilinear converter in Lightroom?

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Fish-eye lenses curve the straight lines that do not cross the optical axis of the lens, but there is a relatively simple geometrical transform that converts a fish-eye image to a rectilinear one.
Adding a simple converter in the develop module would be very helpful to obtain more pleasing pictures from very wide angle lenses.
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Lightroom has had this capability for several years, already. If your fisheye lens has a lens profile, then the default operation is to defish it into a rectilinear image.

With my Sigma 8mm, I usually back off the distortion correction to about 45% to just remove the lens-edges from the corners of the field-of-view.
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Thanks.
I just found the "scale" slider in the manual tab, which answers my problem, namely that after correcting the vertical or horizontals, an edge of the picture was always cropped.
Thanks for pointing me in the right direction.