1 Reply Latest reply on Apr 5, 2018 3:30 AM by 99jon

    Edits from Elements not showing in Lightroom catalog


      I want to edit some pictures that are in my Lightroom catalog in Elements. While in lightroom I am choosing to edit a copy in Elements 18. After I make my edits in Elements I choose save (not save as). When I close Elements and go back to lightroom I see that there is a copy of the photo there, but my edits are not showing up. I finally found that all of my edited pictures are being saved in my pictures folder (in the correct folder) but not in my lightroom catalog. What setting do I have incorrect? Thank you in advance.

        • 1. Re: Edits from Elements not showing in Lightroom catalog
          99jon Adobe Community Professional & MVP

          Elements behaves a bit differently to Photoshop CC.


          -After editing in PSE, press Ctrl + W

          -In Save Changes - click Yes

          -In the Save As dialog box click on the Save button (don’t touch the file name which may have Edit appended)

          -When you see a message that this file already exists, click Yes – this will overwrite the LR rendered export and update the Library grid.



          It’s also worth checking preferences (external editing tab) to ensure you are rendering an 8 bit PSD or tiff file. The Elements editor has limited functionality with 16 bit images.

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