Lightroom CC: New batch editing does not correctly re-apply all changes

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I am starting a new thread in the hopes that Adobe catches it, and to give everyone a spot for reporting any issues with the new Lightroom CC batch edit feature.  

My issue with this feature relates to the `Enable Lens Corrections` option of the Optics section in the Edit panel.  In my situation, the lens manufacturer/type/serial/etc, is not being embedded in the file due to my use of a lens adapter (Canon Lens to Sony E via Metabones adapter). When I enable the feature `Enable Lens Corrections`, I need to choose the lens from Lightroom CC's Make/Model/Profile dialog window.  This is where the issue crops up.  Copying/Pasting this change to the rest of my photos, the only setting of that whole process that gets applied is the enabling of `Enable Lens Corrections`, however, the choice of lens does not carry over.  Hopefully that's enough info for QA to repro and send off to the bug pool.  Thanks Adobe!
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What happens if you click 'Auto Select' after you have chosen the correct profile? In Lightroom Classic you can set a new default, and that will correctly set the chosen lens profile as the default profile from now on. I'm not sure if this is the way to do the same in Lightroom CC.
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Unfortunately, with this particular Camera to Lens adapter, there isn't any Metadata attached to the image files (in my case, I'm shooting in Sony Raw ARW format).  If I use a native Sony Lens on my camera body (A7R iii), all of that info is preserved and saved to the file.  Though when using my adapter and pressing the Auto Selection option, Lightroom doesn't appear to do anything at all.  Again, this is likely because the Metadata on the files is left blank.  It's not a big hassle to pick it from the list but applying that to the rest of the photos which were shot using the same lens is rather manual.  Thank you very much for the reply Johan!
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Do you use a very old adapter or lens? I have the Sony A7R and the Sony A7R mk III, that I use with various Canon lenses as well, via a Metabones adapter. So just like you. In my case the lens metadata are transferred, although the camera sometimes records it as a Sony lens. I use Lightroom Classic however, and in there you can save the profile as a new lens default. Works perfectly.
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Hey Johan, thanks again for the response!

I'll have to investigate.  I am using an A7R iii with the Metabones Canon to Sony E Mark V with the latest firmware.  It's about three weeks out of the box and is all up to date.  Perhaps it's the lens I'm pairing it with.  The metadata didn't transfer when I used my Canon 50mm L 1.2 but I didn't have any other issues and the lens performed great.  I'd imagine that's a pretty popular lens to support, but perhaps the metadata info is hit and miss?  I have a few other canon lenses, I'll do some experimentation and see if I can get one of them to pass on the lens info.  As an alternative, I thought I could directly edit the metadata of the files before import, that might do the trick...  Unfortunately I transitioned to the new Lightroom CC, I lost a lot of features but that web sync got me hooked.  I'll keep at it, thanks again for the response Johan!
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