Will (new) Lightroom CC library push "backwards" to Classic?

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I bought into the "new" Lightroom CC upon release and it was my first photo editing software.  I'm now wanting to get into printing my work and have learned that Lightroom CC has no printing capabilities (enter expletives).  I'm considering buying-up to the "Photography Plan" just to have access to Lightroom Classic's printing capabilities (I want to be able to input DPI, ICC profiles, etc) but do not know if Lightroom CC will push/sync my photo library "backwards" to Lightroom Classic.  I want to continue to use the "new" Lightroom as my main storage and editing medium.

Or, if anyone knows of a solid third party utility for printing professional quality images from a Mac, I am all ears.  The "Preview" utility on my Mac does not allow for DPI or ICC profile input, so I'm basically stuck printing a JPEG.  

Thank you!!  


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If you have Lightroom CC and Lightroom Classic CC logged into the same account via the same Adobe ID, all files in LIghtroom CC will sync back to Lightroom Classic CC provided you have syncing enabled on the Classic system. 
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Thank you, Rikk.  How would Classic organize these files downloaded from the cloud given that CC and Classic have completely different organizational structures?  

Lastly, does Lightroom CC have the ability to selectively sync, so that I could kick only the photos I want to print over to Classic?   
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> so that I could kick only the photos I want to print over to Classic?   

If you only want to send over photos you want to print, I'd suggest an alternative course of action. Rather than syncing everything, use CC's File menu > Save To > Original & Settings format to create a copy of just those photos you want to print, and then import them into an empty Classic catalog. Once printed, you can delete those files.
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Sam,

The files would show in the folder you've designated in your Preferences>Lightroom Sync dialog. 

They will also appear in a Collection Set called "From Lightroom CC" with individual Lightroom CC Albums appearing as Lightroom Classic CC Collections. 

Lightroom CC does not have selective sync. Victoria's suggestion managing the files as Save To: derivative files is a good way to go to get files back to Classic for printing. 
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Yes CC will sync smart previews with classic, which is low end files ... (IMO) not suitable for any serious printing larger than 5x7 - and this is if you shoot raw where you can export .tif at 300dpi.

If your shooting jpeg at 72dpi, and limited to the smart preview max size of 2560 px then its even worse..
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Correction: 

Images synced from Lightroom CC to Classic are full-resolution originals.

Images originating in Classic and synced to CC are 2560px max Smart Previews. 
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Not on my system sir.... what am I doing wrong then?

I abandoned that process since shooitng at my studio I import to laptop and sync to desktop classic at home where I edit... I get 2560x files.... see screenshot.
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If a raw file is ingested in any client of Lightroom CC (Desktop, Web, Mobile Device), the raw file is uploaded to the Create Cloud.  That file syncs to all devices as the original unless you have specifically set a preference to only download a smart preview. If Lightroom Classic CC syncs to the same account it is the original file that downloads from the cloud to your local desktop. 

If Lightroom Classic CC ingests the raw file, a Smart Preview is synced to the Creative Cloud and that Smart Preview is shared throughout the ecosystem to all various Lightroom CC clients. 

Reading your comment, you are using Lightroom CC on your Laptop to ingest raw files, allow those to sync to the cloud and then syncing them down to Lightroom Classic CC on your desktop? If so, that will be an original file throughout.  It has been like that since the release of Lightroom CC over a year ago. 

You can easily verify the status of an image as a Smart Preview or original in any of the Lightroom clients. 
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If a raw file is ingested in any client of Lightroom CC (Desktop, Web, Mobile Device), the raw file is uploaded to the Create Cloud.  That file syncs to all devices as the original unless you have specifically set a preference to only download a smart preview.
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I will look into this...tnx.