LIGHTROOM: In EXPORT, please add option to "[ ] Put in sibling folder" [ name ]

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Upon export, it would be very helpful to have an option to specify a sibling folder to export to. Current options is "same folder as original" or "subfolder".

---RAW (current folder i'm developing in)

Current implementation only lets me dump to RAW (current folder) or to RAW->Sharesize. I can, of course, specify these folders upon ever export, but that's extra work outside of the handy presets. It would be perfect to save a preset for PrintSize photo export to always go in a sibling to my raw files to make it easy to navigate to each time.
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Rob Cole

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Good idea.

For the mean time, you need a plugin for this, e.g. Exportant:

In this case, photo being exported is in Pisc/RAW, i.e. "Pisc" is the JOBNAME.

Note: 'parentFolderName' is the photo folder, i.e. RAW (probably should have just called it 'folderName' instead), so 'grandParentFolderName' is the job (what you might think of as the "parent" folder). These "tokens" are selected from a menu when you click the 'Define' button.