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mjhach Silver Member  Simcoe, CA  Nikonian since 17th Dec 2010 Fri 15-Mar-13 12:13 AM
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"LR4 - Changing "Edit in" outside of "Edit/Preferences""



I'd like to use Silver Efex Pro instead of Color Efex Pro. How can I do that without going into Edit/Preferences and changing the "Additional External Editor"? for this onetime use of Silver EP. I usually use Color EP.

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walkerr Administrator Awarded for his con tributed articles published at the Resources Awarded for his in-depth knowledge in multiple areas Donor Ribbon awarded for his very generous support to the Fundraising Campaign 2014   Colorado Springs, US  Nikonian since 05th May 2002 Fri 15-Mar-13 03:26 AM
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#1. "RE: LR4 - Changing "Edit in" outside of "Edit/Preferences""
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That's where you specify external editors (and you can have a large number of them) - there isn't an alternate location. Simply add Silver Efex (takes less time than it did for me to write this note) and then delete it from the list.

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mjhach Silver Member  Simcoe, CA  Nikonian since 17th Dec 2010 Fri 15-Mar-13 01:03 PM
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Too bad there isn't an easier way to select these. I have to go select "Choose Application" and then navigate to Windows Explorer/Programs/Nik Software/Silver Efex Pro or whatever program I want and then find the application file.

Is this the easy way, or am I missing something?

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walkerr Administrator Awarded for his con tributed articles published at the Resources Awarded for his in-depth knowledge in multiple areas Donor Ribbon awarded for his very generous support to the Fundraising Campaign 2014   Colorado Springs, US  Nikonian since 05th May 2002 Fri 15-Mar-13 02:06 PM
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Yes, but keep in mind that it happens automatically when you install a Nik plug-in.

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cchoc Moderator Awarded for his in-depth knowledge and high level skills in various areas, most notably in Landscape Photography   Marietta, US  Charter Member Fri 15-Mar-13 09:35 PM
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#4. "RE: LR4 - Changing "Edit in" outside of "Edit/Preferences""
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As Rick mentions, when you install your Nik plugins in LR4 they are automatically added to the drop down list you see in LR when you right click an image and choose "edit in".

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mjhach Silver Member  Simcoe, CA  Nikonian since 17th Dec 2010 Sat 16-Mar-13 10:48 PM
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I don't see them in the drop down list appearing after the "Edit in" selection is made. THe only one in bold print and selectable is the one I put into the Edit/Preferences/CHoose box. I have to go into the Window Explorer and find the application file of the program I wish to use and put it into the Choose box. I don't understand why they don't appear??

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walkerr Administrator Awarded for his con tributed articles published at the Resources Awarded for his in-depth knowledge in multiple areas Donor Ribbon awarded for his very generous support to the Fundraising Campaign 2014   Colorado Springs, US  Nikonian since 05th May 2002 Sat 16-Mar-13 11:02 PM
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#6. "RE: LR4 - Changing "Edit in" outside of "Edit/Preferences""
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Did you have Lightroom at the time you installed the plug-ins?

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mjhach Silver Member  Simcoe, CA  Nikonian since 17th Dec 2010 Thu 21-Mar-13 02:40 AM
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Yes.

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cchoc Moderator Awarded for his in-depth knowledge and high level skills in various areas, most notably in Landscape Photography   Marietta, US  Charter Member Thu 21-Mar-13 12:09 PM
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#8. "RE: LR4 - Changing "Edit in" outside of "Edit/Preferences""
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What do you see when you go to /users/username/AppData/Roaming/Adobe/Lightroom/Eternal Editor Presets? You should have a .lrtemplate file for each "editor" you have installed.

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mjhach Silver Member  Simcoe, CA  Nikonian since 17th Dec 2010 Thu 21-Mar-13 03:11 PM
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#9. "RE: LR4 - Changing "Edit in" outside of "Edit/Preferences""
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I have c:/Users/Michael/Adobe PSE, applogs etc. but no AppData/Roaming/Adobe/Lightroom/External Editor Presets.

I do have c:/Program Files/Nik Software for Lightroom Plugin/Color Efex Pro4 , HDR Efex..., Silver Efex Pro 2, and Viveza 2

Thats odd because I remember when I was having issue with PSE9 I saw these names, like Roaming and AppData.

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cchoc Moderator Awarded for his in-depth knowledge and high level skills in various areas, most notably in Landscape Photography   Marietta, US  Charter Member Thu 21-Mar-13 03:29 PM
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#10. "RE: LR4 - Changing "Edit in" outside of "Edit/Preferences""
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I haven't used win in a long time so my memory is fuzzy, but you might have to 'unhide' the directories to see them. I think you do this is control panel/folder options/show hidden files and folders.

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mjhach Silver Member  Simcoe, CA  Nikonian since 17th Dec 2010 Fri 22-Mar-13 01:08 AM
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OK,I'll try that. Mine were hidden.

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mjhach Silver Member  Simcoe, CA  Nikonian since 17th Dec 2010 Fri 22-Mar-13 01:15 AM
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#12. "RE: LR4 - Changing "Edit in" outside of "Edit/Preferences""
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OK. I see there is the editor template for each of those i have installed, Color Efex Pro, Sharpener, Viveza, Silver Efex Pro.

So now that we can say they are there, now what??

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