Elements 12: How do I eliminate my blown highlights in Camera Raw?

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Hi all, I recently upgraded from Adobe Eliments 9 to Eliments 12. When I used to edit my RAW images in 9 it would show me the blown parts in RED, I could then adjust this with the sliders. The two adjustments I found very useful were the RECOVERY & FILL LIGHT sliders. In my latest Eliments 12 these two sliders are not available, is there a way in Eliments 12, to see the blown area's and adjust these.
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You'll want to turn on the highlight clipping warning (button very top right) and move the "Highlights" slider the left to recover highlights.

Move the "Shadows" slider to the right to bring out details in the shadows (similar to "Fill Light" in the old process version)

You will find that there is a lot more latitude in the adjustments in the new Camera Raw process version once you start using it.