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Adding a mask layer to a pixel layer is easy, but how do you delete the mask if you decide you don't want it? When I select a mask layer it always also selects the pixel layer it's attached to.


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1 minute ago, Callum said:

Hi ncJohn,


If you click the thumbnail of the mask then hit the delete key or right click the mask thumbnail and click delete you should find it only deletes the mask :)



Ah-ha! I tried right-clicking the whole layer but not just the thumbnail.

Thanks a lot.

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One added bit of advice on this. The mask will not be deleted if there is an active selection (at least nor for me). Therefore, hit Command-D prior to highlighting the mask icon and hitting delete.


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