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Quick Tip for Working With Lightroom’s Edit Pins

When you’re using Lightroom’s Adjustment Brush (or the Graduated tool or Radial Filter), you have a choice of how Lightroom displays the Edit Pins you create while you’re editing.

Once you have one of those tools activated, you make your choice from the Show Edit Pins pop-up menu down in the toolbar beneath the Preview area (as shown above). Choosing:

Auto
Means when you move your cursor outside the image area, the pins are automatically hidden.

Always
Means they’re always visible.

Never
Means you never see them at all, at any time.

Selected
Means you only see the currently active pin. 

Love
Means never having to say you’re sorry. Whoops. Not sure that one’s it Lightroom at all. Probably should be since it’s from Erich Segal’s novel Love Story (weird fact you didn’t expect to hear today).

Hope you found that helpful.

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3 comments

  1. NotoriousRLS 23 May, 2021 at 11:01 Reply

    Have one of the Local Adjustment thingies active, Hold ALT and draw a box around some pins – let go … they’re deleted.

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