The subject says it.
I don't use any of the develop presets that ship with Lirhgtroom. How do I delete them? They are only cluttering my panel at this point as I have many of my own. Or, can I consolidate them into one folder? I can't seem to find where LR keeps them; they aren't with my preset folders. Nor are they in Win7>users>appdata>roaming>adobe>lr
LR4 -> Edit -> Presets -> Show Lightroom Presets Folder -> double-click into what is highlighted -> Lightroom Settings -> Develop Presets -> Lightroom Presets: Delete or move most things in it.
I find the General Zeroed Presets useful to undo a bunch of presets, easily, or to just mouse-over and compare to what I have currently applied.
Thanks for this. However, I have my presets stored with my library. So When I click "Show LR Presets Folder", I am taken to my presets folder. None of the shipped presets are there.
I agree about the zeroed preset. And I may check the others out at some point. So just consolidating them into one folder would be helpful.
You can't delete the inbuilt presets.
Even if you find the folder where the inbuilt presets are stored and delete them, they will still be there next time you start Lr.
To find the Lr inbuilt presets folder: Go to Preferences and uncheck the box <Store presets with catalog>. You don't have to close Lr - just click <Show Presets folder> and you will be taken to the inbuilt presets folder. Don't forget to check the box again when you are done.
There is a way. You have to hack around inside the LR app, and on Windows I think that means using a resource editor. They'll also come back with the next LR update, so deleting them is not really worth the effort.
I have my presets stored with my catalog, too, and the place I said was where they are for me, but perhaps they are a slightly different place for you. Unfortunately, as others have said, even if you delete the *.lrtemplate files in the Develop Presets folder wherever you find it and the multiple copies of it LR have made of it, LR still holds these templates inside of itself and you cannot delete them without modifying the executable or its resources—not something I’d attempt, now that the presets are rolled up in 7 subfolders so you don’t have to scroll more than a page like used to happen.
Sigh. I wish LR gave us the option with these. Something. An option during install to not install them. An option to consolidate them into one folder. An option to hide them from the panel. or an option to delete them as we do our user defined presets.
I should not have to be locked into these, they are taking up valuable screen real estate. I think I will send a feature request to the team.
Thanks for all the answers
When using quick develop they reside at the top of the list, mine at the bottom. When my presets folder is open in develop, along with history, I have to scroll on a 1050 pixel high screen. We all use LR differently. I have no need for their presets. I have dozens of my own.
My real estate is obviously not yours. It should be my choice.
That's fine, but the presets should be an option if I want hand holding. otherwise, they really aren't a part of Lightroom. They are suggested recipes. So, I think, they should be an option.
Just my 2 cents.
p.s. I got over myself (sarcasm ) and my desire for more customization with V1. So I realize that part when it comes to actual features and U.I.
One workaround I've used. Rename the User Presets folder to something that starts with a letter before "L".
I named my User Presets Folder "A Presets" and now it shows up at the top of the list. This won't solve the quick develop order, but atleast they will show up at the top of the list in the develop module.
PS they take up screen real estate for me as well. I would like to delete them forever.
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