Adobe Lightroom 1.x Resources
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This page lists some resources for users of Adobe Lightroom (version 1.0 or later).

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Nice images.
I want to thank you again; I had contacted for advice on turning off modules to simplify the GUI for our staff of art conservators here in New England. We’re using Lightroom because of its potential extensibility and for its relative ease of use.

Cameras are shooting to the computer’s hard drive where LR finds the new files and immediately adds them to its catalog. The photographer then adds job ID info into renamed iptc metadata fields. The files are exported to the server and renamed using the iptc job ID info, a date stamp, and an ascention number with leading zero. This workflow replaces the tradition of shooting slides and then logging and labeling them once the film’s been developed. It’s about the same time and effort commitment and for the conservators with little computer experience, the transition has been a good one. Everything seems to be working well (although we do have to move module files around and replace icons every time we upgrade (hopefully Adobe will change their upgrade strategy).

As our other departments begin building catalogs in Lightroom, they will need to add quite a bit of controlled-vocabulary keywords to the files. While the hotkey keyword tagging is great for most photographers, it’s frustrating to not have access to say-20 keywords at a time. We’d gladly trade the hotkey functionality for the ability to extend the list of keywords which appear in the side pane. I saw reference to LibraryKeywordsView.lua within the Library LRMODULE file. Do you have access to an SDK for modifying this file? Where is the file located (is it part of the code within the .exe file?)? I’d be grateful for some advice or ideas.

Thanks again,
Matt Pearson

— comment by Matt Pearson on December 9th, 2007 at 7:49am JST (16 years, 7 months ago) comment permalink

Your Lightroom registration mechanism is flawed because you assume that Lightroom has permission to use the Internet. I use Lightroom to process photographs. I don’t need Lightroom “phoning home” or doing anything else that involves the Internet. Similarly, once I’ve bought Lightroom, I generally don’t feel like it is any of Adobe’s business knowing anything about the computer that it runs on and nor do I need to register it. Maybe you’re content to tell Adobe anything and everything they want to know, others value their privacy from corporate America.

— comment by Anonymous on March 20th, 2012 at 8:50pm JST (12 years, 4 months ago) comment permalink
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