Lightroom 5.3: sharpening and noise reduction not seen in jpeg file

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The sharpening and noise reduction I did on my edited raw files is not translating to jpeg images. Very frustrating!! Seems like this bug has not been fixed after all. I'm using LR 5.3.
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Can you confirm what you're seeing is the Fit view in Develop is sharper than the Exported file?

Can you confirm that the difference in sharpness disappears when you view the image at 1:1 (100%) zoom?

The original bug in LR 5.0 was that resizing down to smaller than 1/3 the original size in LR Export caused the sharpening settings to be ignored.

A way to demonstrate there is a bug in Develop-Detail sharpening not being applied is to max out your sharpening settings, Export without resizing and without applying Export sharpening, then do a print-screen of LR Develop at 1:1 and the Exported file at 100% zoom in some sort of OS viewer or browser.
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It's probably a bug, and Adobe is probably aware of it, and will probably have it fixed in Lr5.4, probably.