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A Photoshop Feature? Saving custom color proof dialogues
« on: November 03, 2011, 02:05:45 PM »

Well, I finally decided to post this, hoping either that I am missing something, or that there is a quick workaround.  I have been testing a large number of papers on my Epson 4900, after installing beaucoup profiles from the paper manufacturers.  The biggest inconvenience in doing this is that I want to make a custom colorproofing setting for each paper in CS5.  The problem is that after saving the test picture to its folder with the layer group that adjusts the softproof, when I open the custom softproof dialogue and scroll around for the next profile to use, when I go to save it, CS5 takes me to the folder where I saved the picture file.

I then have to browse and drill down through C:\Users\Myname\Appdata\Roam\Adobe\Color\Proofing to save the custom proofing setup.  After a bunch of papers, this gets really, really tiresome.  Is there any way to make the proofing folder "sticky," so that I don't have to go through this process every time?  If not, and if Eric is lurking, please tell Adobe to address this.



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Re: A Photoshop Feature? Saving custom color proof dialogues
« Reply #1 on: November 03, 2011, 04:32:55 PM »

Seems like an OS issue, not an Adobe issue if I understand you.

There may be some utility that can assist you. On the Mac, Default Folder X will allow one to automatically navigate to a specific folder per app. Or you can place the folder on the sidebar which always shows up in Open/Save dialogs. Not sure about Windows.
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