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Export Book to PDF option missing

gYab61zH

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Previously I always chose the Blurb option when creating photo albums even though I stopped printing them years ago. This time I thought it would make more sense to choose the PDF output option in the book module. Now that the book is finished I suddenly discovered that the "Export Book to PDF" option is missing, so despite having chosen PDF I cannot export it. I must be missing a setting somewhere. Can anyone help?
 

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"option is missing "- Missing from where? Do you not have the button (lower-right) for [Export Book to PDF]?
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Perhaps a stupid question- You have set PDF from the Book Settings panel?
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Yes, the option you showed is missing. If I go back to any of the earlier books I made with the "Blurb" setting it returns. And yes, I have set it from the Book Settings panel.
 

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Sounds like a program bug carried over from the several problems with Book module in v8.0.
And there are still reports of problems with Book uploads to Blurb and v8.1, and mainly Mojave OS.
But I do not have an answer as to why the [Export to PDF] button would disappear.

This is the advice from Blurb-
If Lightroom is unable to successfully export a PDF please contact Adobe customer support for further help.
 

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I contacted Adobe support and guess what ... the "Export to PDF..." option has moved to the right bottom corner, where it normally says "Send Book to Blurb".
 

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I am pleased you found it.
TBMK Has been that way since Book module was added in Lr V4
In my Post#2 "Do you not have the button (lower-right) for [Export Book to PDF]? "
 

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Sorry, I should have read your response more carefully.
 

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trying to post book pdf to Blurb keep getting error with text
 

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Are you updated to 8.3.1 travelinartisan? There were some quiet fixes relating to uploading books to Blurb.
 
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