Photoshop: Camera Raw Smart Object - choice of DNG or original raw file

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I would like the ACR Smart Object to contain the original RAW file or the DNG-converted RAW file depending on which was opened (and not, as now, the DNG file even if the Smart Object was opened from the original RAW file).

Also, from ACR, it should be possible to save the RAW file in the original format (say .CR2) if it is already in this format (at present saving from ACR in RAW format can only be done as a DNG).
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Robert Ardill

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  • I don't like being forced to use DNG or for the DNG conversion to be done without warning.

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Jeffrey Tranberry, Sr. Product Manager, Digital Imaging

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Tip: raw is not an acronym like DNG (Digital Negative Format) and should be all lower case, unless it's part of proper name like "Adobe Camera Raw"

I know I sometimes screw it up, too, because you see so many people type it in all caps. :)
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Robert Ardill

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Jeffrey - you're quite right ... I used CAPS because I wanted to highlight RAW v. DNG -:)