I use Lightroom to edit but want to start doing a little more so am thinking about subscribing to photoshop. I've downloaded the trial but Lightroom does not offer me the opportunity to edit in photoshop which it did when I had elements a while back. The trial has not linked up with my lightroom. If I subscribe will it do this - I think it will but wanted to double check.
Not want you want to hear but I cannot think of any reason why an Adobe trial would not function in exactly the same way as the paid for version, except the time limitation, of course. I would be thinking this is an installation/configuration error and would either be re-installing Photoshop or reaching out to the tech support guys for assistance.
You could manually set it up using LR > Edit > Preferences > External Editing > Additional External Editor but frankly, you shouldn’t have to.
Ah, that makes sense actually. For some reason when I downloaded the trial it wouldn't go into the applications folder so I had to choose an alternative place and just put it on the desktop for want of a better place. Could this be why they are not communicating? I wonder if this is because my hard drive is too full? (Have been meaning to transfer all those raw files onto an external drive).
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Whilst I'm sure the techies will know how the application knows that Photoshop is installed (registry settings, no doubt) it might as well be just as easy to re-install the trial. I don't think that HD space would be at the root of this because I would imagine the installer wouldn't begin unless your system passed a certain minimum specification, which would undoubtedly include storage space. I think this might be just 'one of those annoying tech issues that i neither have the time nor patience to fully understand'. Life is short...so is re-installing