LIGHTROOM: Automatically scan for and remove dust spots.

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Removing dust spots from photos is the most delirium inducing task photographers have to do. From a programmer's perspective, the dust spots are quite uniform in size and color, they have a faint distinguishable edge, and there should be no problem writing a function to identify them all on the photo, remove, and then allow the removal to be applied to all the photos in the batch. Job done!
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Nearest answer might be-
Select all images on film-strip in Develop mode, Turn Auto-Sync on, remove dust spots from image visible.
or- Remove dust spots from one image, select many images on filmstrip, click [Sync], in 'Synchronize Settings' check only Spot Removal check-box.

Limitations occur when important detail may be 'damaged' by syncing unwanted Spot removal, but for similar images-not a problem.

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