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Restore image to SOOC state

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I have an image that I cropped. I want to restore it to its original, uncropped, SOOC state. When I click on the first listing in the History panel, which is labeled "Import," it shows the cropped version. When I click on Reset (on the right hand side of the screen), the image reverts to its uncropped, unedited version. But the Import listing in History still shows the cropped version. I've verified through other software that the source file is indeed uncropped.

What I want to achieve is to have the first listing in the History panel show the original uncropped version. How do I do that? What did I do to get to where I am (but don't want to be)? (I don't need life advice.)
 
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Do you use a Camera default that includes lens corrections? When Lightroom applies lens corrections it will slightly crop the image if necessary ('constrain crop').
 
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If you had the crop (Aspect ratio set in the camera) and you shot RAW, then in the crop tool there are two settings listed at the top of the list: Original and AsShot. Choosing Original will give you the uncrossed version (but only if you imported the RAW image.
 
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How about this idea? If you cropped the original image and saved the metadata to the image file ("Save Metadata to disk"). Then subsequently imported that image into LR (perhaps a different catalog), The history panel will be empty except for the the imported marker. However the image will show with the adjustments which had been saved in the XMP data (either inside the image or in an XMP side-car file). However, hitting the reset button will revert to the original unedited version. That sounds to me like what you're describing.

Could that be what happened?
 
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