How can I set up Lightroom 3 to export files in cmyk color space? ?

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when I go to select options for color space there is not an option for cmyk. This seems like it should be so basic, that I'd expect it to be an option. I assume there is a way to set it up, but don't see any simple way to do that.
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Rikk Flohr, Champion

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CYMK is not supported in Export. I think there is a feature request floating around for it to which you could add your voice!
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john beardsworth

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In Photoshop create an action which converts to CMYK and sets whatever profile you need, and save this action as a droplet. You then run the droplet as a post processing step (bottom of Export dialog) or set up the droplet as an external editor.