Lightroom Classic: JPG Export with preview (like in Photoshop)

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For many years, I've wondered why Lightroom Classic doesn't have a "Save for Web" preview feature (like Photoshop). It would make a lot of things easier and save the detour via Photoshop. The JPG export function with image control in Lightroom is long overdue. What does the community think?
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Edmund Gall

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It's already there, just via a different method. Just click on Export and choose format JPG (along with other settings, e.g. size, watermark, etc). Not sure what you mean by 'save the detour via Photosp' - no-one needs to use PS to create JPG versions of photos manged by LR...
First read what I mean and then answer it. That there is an export function for JPG in LR is well known :-) That you can't export good JPG's without a preview is well known too (otherwise the function would not exist in PS at all). So I ask you to concentrate on what I wrote...

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First, I think your response to Edmund was rude. Second, when you Add (and Save) an Export Preset in LR you can do "Image Control" right there: just change the Image Format, Size, Quality and Color Space to whatever you want for web display. Now you have a Save For Web Preset of an image you've already previewed. You can then preview one of your exports in Preview to see if it looks right. Done.
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I think the reason why you do not see a preview is probably performance. That jpeg needs to be rendered from raw, which is much more processor intensive than what Photoshop needs to do, because Photoshop already has an RGB file to start from. The second reason might be that you can select and export multiple pictures in Lightroom, so having a preview (of only the first one?) would have limited value anyway in that case.
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And......... The PS "Save for web"   is not supported anymore because ..... Its up to the user to decide HOW the righ  save setting should be....