LIGHTROOM: Please make Lights Out white line border a Preferences option

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In lights out mode (Version 5.2) there is a white line around the image. This is highly distracting. I understand it was removed in v.4 and reinstated for v.5. Could this not be an option in preferences? I started using LR in v.4 and use the lights out feature constantly....did use it. While I can see the white line being useful for some, it makes Lightsout unusable for me now and I suspect others as well. Not sure why there is this back and forth implementation of a feature but it is quite disconcerting.
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Brian Able

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Rob Cole

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1st off: I whole-heartedly agree - the white border takes all the fun out of Lights-out mode for me too.

That said, I use the "true" full-screen mode instead now. Lr won't dim auxiliary monitor for ya, but I've got a little app which does it, the combo of which (full-screen + dim-monitor) is tied to a single keystroke via auto-hotkey. Thus, it's even better for me than the Lights-out feature, albeit took some work to get there, and is a Windows-only solution so far - but I'll share it if you want. Note: monitor dimmer will not blacken monitor, it only dims it (equivalent to Lights-out's half-out stage).

~R.
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Fredric Tirheden

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It would be great to have the lights out as a preference option. Very distracting as it is right now.