Lightroom: Is there an opacity slider for watermarks?

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Is there an opacity slider for watermarks? I want to visually determine what level of opacity to use when exporting.
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Steve Levi

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Beat Gossweiler

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Have you looked at the opacity slider in the watermark editor:


Beat
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Yes, that is useful when setting up the watermark and I have used this but what I really want is a to change it on the fly. I have 8 watermarks defined, 4 for left, 4 for right all with the same watermark image. The sets of 4 range in opacity from 40% to 75%. In each picture I want to publish in my gallery, I need to pick one, export the JPEG, and then see if that is the right level and iterate.

What I want is to to see the watermark overlay-ed on the image I am exporting AND the ability to dynamically change the opacity rather than go and select a different watermark (as defined above) or define a new one because the set I defined is not quite right.

Does that make sense?
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Beat Gossweiler

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I'm not sure I understand your needs ....

In the watermark editor, you see the watermark overlay-ed on the image most selected before calling the watermark editor (out of the export dialog).

So why not have just 2 presets (one left, one right), then adjust it as you want using the watermark editor and do the export?

Beat
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I select an image, bring up the editor, make a minor change. It asks me to save that (as a new watermark or over over the current one). I guess that works but it is a bit awkward. Thanks!
Steve