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jrp  March 17, 2017, 01:19:30 pm

In Lightroom (Develop module) hitting J toggles the Highlight and Shadow clipping overlay.  It would be great to have the same in PM. Mousing across and showing one or the other is s l o w ...

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Kirk Baker  March 17, 2017, 02:21:34 pm

In Lightroom (Develop module) hitting J toggles the Highlight and Shadow clipping overlay.  It would be great to have the same in PM. Mousing across and showing one or the other is s l o w ...

There are shortcuts already:

http://wiki.camerabits.com/en/index.php?title=User_Manual_Flat_View#Highlights_.26_Shadows

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Highlights & Shadows

Use these controls to highlight areas on the image in the Preview window where the highlights or shadows have no detail. It is off by default. You can also turn these on and off using the 'N' (shadows) and 'B' (highlights) keyboard shortcuts.

HTH,

-Kirk

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jrp  March 18, 2017, 03:54:20 pm

Thanks.   Yes, you can look at highlights and shadows separately.  But it takes 4 keystrokes / image (instead of up to 2 with a combined highlight/shadow clipping warning shortcut).

PS: it would be good to have the shortcuts shown in the interface (at least optionally), rather than having to go to the wiki to discover them.

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Kirk Baker  March 18, 2017, 08:06:22 pm

Thanks.   Yes, you can look at highlights and shadows separately.  But it takes 4 keystrokes / image (instead of up to 2 with a combined highlight/shadow clipping warning shortcut).

PS: it would be good to have the shortcuts shown in the interface (at least optionally), rather than having to go to the wiki to discover them.

We don't have the ability to show both clipped highlights and lost shadow detail simultaneously.

I agree that the UI could better self-documenting.

-Kirk

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jrp  March 19, 2017, 10:55:42 am

Thanks. It would be useful to see both, just as it is in Lightroom.

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