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Compare in Develop Mode


New Member
Apr 11, 2019
Lightroom Version
Classic 8.2
Operating System
Windows 10

Is there a way to keep open a compare set while moving to the Develop module?
Thus being able to match 2 images in a set more closely.


Johan Elzenga

Lightroom Guru
Staff member
Lightroom Guru
Jul 2, 2015
Lightroom Experience
Power User
Lightroom Version
Classic 7
Not compare, but there is a new option for that, called 'reference view'. Right-click on the image you want to keep to compare with and choose 'Set as Reference Photo'. Then select the image you want to work on, right-click and choose 'Open in Reference view'.