I've had PSE 9 for sometime now and PSE 7 prior to that.
I've recently downloaded Lightroom 4 as a 30 day trial. I've followed all the instructions re 'preferences settings' to allow further subsequent edits with PSE9 but I still cannot edit with PSE9 even though the option is there when i go to Photo>Edit Photo> Edit in Adobe Photoshop Elements.
PSE9 doesn't even launch let alone not bring in the photo.
So what have i tried so far to resolve?
1. Looking through all my application files on my Mac to ensure i've found the right file to link to. I've only managed to find 'Adobe Photoshop elements 9' - what i haven't been able to find is any file with the word 'editor' against it. So in essence i have 2 files 'elements organizer' and 'elements 9' which is my editor. I've linked to the latter but it's still not working.
2. I've tried dragging an amended DNG file onto the PSE9 editor icon. This then bring the photo into PSE's ACR editor - but without the lightroom amendments?!
Can anyone help?
The file you want to connect to Lightroom as the Photoshop Elements Editor is called "Adobe Photoshop Elements" (no version number included). So, the full path would be:
HD/Applications/Adobe Photoshop Elements 9/Adobe Photoshop Elements
Sorry can anyone else shed any further light on this?
As per Brett's advice i'm linked to HD/Applications/Adobe Photoshop Elements 9/Adobe Photoshop Elements
I now seem to be able to edit in PSE9 by exporting my image from LR as PSD and then dragging onto the PSE icon. But I can't get the app to open via Photo>Edit Photo>Edit photo in PSE.
would it have anything to do with me still having PSE catalog in use as well as LR catalog?
This wouldn't have anything to do with catalogs.
However, we have seen issues with Lightroom using custom, secondary external editors.
These issues have been resolved by 4.1 update to Lightroom, but the update is still under testing and not yet released. You can test the update by downloading it from labs.adobe.com.