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Ok folks....I am running version 1.6 or beyond, and I cannot for the life of me invert a mask let me give you the scenario 


I added a curves adjustment layer, adjusted the curve and then applied a mask 

I want the mask to HIDE the adjustment and then paint on it with white to reveal the adjustments. I have tried everything ( going to the layer inverting, looking in the channel menu..... alt +i, Ctrl+i........

How do we make the mask inverted, I feel it should not be this hard so it is probably lack of seeing it right in front of my face on my end 



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Hi @jhazel0705,

A simple Layer > invert or CTRL + i should do the trick. Have you got the adjustment layer selected? 

Try this. Create a normal mask on a layer and try to invert it. See if that works. 



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First do the adjustments (global)
Be sure you're on the adjustment layer. 
Use the shortcut CTRL+I
go to Layer > Invert



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