Do the steps in FloraMC's answer from May 2nd.
From the discussion between then and now, it appears that one or more of the ACR 11.x versions didn't correctly apply Auto to all the photos selected on the filmstrip and instead just did the first one.
I just tested in ACR 12.1 in Photoshop and Auto is being applied correctly, again.
As far as Gary's answer, it has you applying Auto in the camera raw filter from within Photoshop after the image has already been converted from raw to rgb using ACR default settings and then opened into photoshop. This is not the same thing as applying Auto to the raw files and saving all within camera raw which is what the original post was about and the problem was due to a bug that seems to have been fixed.
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Gabriella, thanks so much! Yes, you are correct that they are not the exact same action, but it's only my first step. I use it so that I can easily cull...then I tweak in scene groups from there. So, even thought it doesn't do exactly the same thing, it still works for me. I'm sorry it's not what you need. I do also hope they fix this in a future update, but I have no idea how to find out if that will happen. How do you get someone from Adobe to answer in one of these forum questions? I've seen them do so. This is an obvious bug to those of us who used to use this ability. There would be no reason to take it away. Good luck!
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