I just recently purchased a new laptop...simply updated my mac book pro. On my old computer the edits made in develop would automatically save when exported to photoshop. On my new one my edits in develop do not save. Is there a setting I need to change to make them save?
Your edits are automatically saved in the Lightroom catalog, and displayed for you at any time (present or future) that you open the catalog. I do not know why you claim they are not automatically saved. Please describe the problem in a lot more detail, and explain in great detail and with great clarity what you see that indicates you have this particular problem.
Sorry I wasn't more specific. When I am exporting to photoshop my edits in develop are no longer showing up in photoshop. When they move over it's as if I never edited them in lightroom.
What are the exact steps and settings you are using to get the images from LR to PS?