User develop presets are not sorting correctly

Workaround to fix user presets sort order in Lightroom Classic


User Presets created in Lightroom Classic CC 7.3 or later aren't sorting alphabetically in the Presets panel (Develop module). 

Presets sorting issue in Lightroom Classic 7.3 and later
Custom develop presets created in Lightroom Classic 7.3 or later sorting incorrectly.

Product versions affected

Lightroom Classic CC 7.3 and later

Operating systems

Windows and macOS


To correct the sort order of user presets, repeat the workaround steps below for each user preset created in Lightroom Classic CC 7.3 and later. 

  1. Right-click (Win) / Control-click (Mac) a user preset (that appears lower in the non-sorted list).

    Choose Rename from the context-menu. 

  2. In the Rename Preset dialog, add an extra space character at the end of the preset name. 

  3. Click OK.

    The renamed preset will now appear in the correct alphabetical order in the User Presets list.

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