Lightroom: Shift key to select multiple cells in print package

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Sometimes, when I create a picture package/custom package, I'll want to move two or three or four cells the same distance. In the OS and in programs like inDesign, this function is accomplished by holding down the shift key to select multiple objects.

This doesn't work in Lightroom (in fact, I haven't found any way to select multiple cells; anyone?). It would be really really really nice if it did. It's not something that one bumps into every day, but when I do....
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john beardsworth

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Yes, print package is rather primitive! At a minimum, I miss freeform text boxes and metadata labels.
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John: Yeah, there are a lot of things that aren't easy to do. Right now, if I want to print a picture with a person's name on it, and the work "proof" written on it (something I do for school shoots, again, not something that happens frequently), I have to export to photoshop or inDesign, or just export the picture with "proof" on it, then reimport and add the name in a second go-round.

But at the same time I don't want it to become inDesign lite, or Photoshop. I like the fact that it focuses on getting images right. But sometimes you're doing "just" a photo, but you want to have two text layers. Or a type layer and a logo. Or something just a little more than what it can do now.
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"Or something just a little more than what it can do now. "

I think that's exactly it - just a little bit more and it would be right.
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Yep, gets my vote too.
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Thanks. That's probably worth more than me posting the comment in the first place.