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Invert Layer Bug.....

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Clicking "Invert" in the Layer menu inverts the selected layer's colors, making a negative of the layer, instead of masking the layer in preparation for selectively painting the layer back on.

Is this a new function for Invert, or is this a bug?


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Menu>Select>Invert Pixel Selection


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Thanks for your reply.

I'm not referring to pixel selection, but rather a method of masking the layer in question.

Before the new beta, Layer>Invert would apply a mask to the active layer, so that you could paint back in your layer at will.

In the new beta, Layer>Invert makes a color negative of the layer by inverting the layer's colors. 

Not the same function as before.

Thanks again, 

Mark

 


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Once you have applied the mask, make sure you only have the mask layer selected in the Layers panel, then use Layer > Invert to invert the mask

If you have both the pixel layer and its mask selected, then the Layer > Invert command will produce the colour negative effect you are seeing


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Ah, that makes perfect sense......will check that and report back.

Funny, I never made that mistake prior to the newest beta, I must be getting old....:P

Thanks again,

Mark


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22 hours ago, carl123 said:

Once you have applied the mask, make sure you only have the mask layer selected in the Layers panel, then use Layer > Invert to invert the mask

If you have both the pixel layer and its mask selected, then the Layer > Invert command will produce the colour negative effect you are seeing

Yes indeed.....

That was the problem, adjustment layer was not selected.....

Thanks again,

Mark


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