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how to set the default effect for the brush in local adjustments?

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Apr 24, 2022 Apr 24, 2022

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Hi Guys.

When I choose the brush option in the local adjust menu the effect is always set to 'soft skin (lite)' as default, how do I change this so that the effect defaults to a different category eg: 'exposure' is set as the default each time the brush option is selected?

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Apr 24, 2022 Apr 24, 2022

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I find that if I - Open a Brush [K] > Choose an Effect (in the Dropdown menu) > Close the Brush (close the Masking panel),  then the change becomes the default for the next brush.

You might want to also uncheck the option to [Reset the Brush sliders] which can be annoying when it happens with every brush

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You could also create your own Brush Preset that becomes the default.

I created a "Reset" preset that allows me to choose when I want to reset the sliders.

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Regards. My System: Lr-Classic 12.0.1 Photoshop 24.0.1, ACR 15.0, Lightroom 6.0, Lr-iOS 8.0.8, Bridge 13.0, Windows-11.

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May 23, 2022 May 23, 2022

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Thanks Rob,

Sorted, apologies for the latness of my reply, only just came across your answer:)

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