Lightroom: Ability to accurately nudge RGB curves with arrow keys

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Lightroom curves are really difficult to finetune.It could be great to be able to create/select a point on the curve and move it with the arrow keys by tiny steps (Photoshop does this very well).
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Rob Cole

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I agree that greater control for fine-tuning would be a good thing.

Here is one person's attempt at a solution, for the mean time. Unfortunately, @2013-03-17, its still not ready for prime time:
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Do you know that holding the [Alt] key while dragging a Tone Curve Point constrains the motion to 1/10th its normal movement? It is a great way to fine tune any point.
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I'd forgotten - thanks for the reminder Rikk :-)
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Lightroom: Make fine adjustments to Tone Curve points using keys.

At the moment the only way you can adjust points along a Tone Curve is by dragging with the mouse, and it's hard to make accurate adjustments, even with the graph at maximum size. It would be really useful to be able to make fine adjustments to points by toggle-selecting them and moving using the cursor keys.
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled LIGHTROOM - Smoother tone curve adjustments.

Using Lightroom's Tone Curve adjustments feels clumsy and not nearly as fluid as making tone curve adjustments in Photoshop. Can you improve this in a future release?

(p.s. using LRCC on Windows 7 64bit i4770k i7, 16GB RAM, dual SSDs, GTX 970 4GB graphics card).