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Masking screen?

Explorer ,
Nov 21, 2021 Nov 21, 2021

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When i click select and mask and then click select subject and the screen comes up the circle comes up to add or subtract spots. Is there a way to change the color of the black circle? Some pictures you cant see it unless you move mouse around a lot. Thank you

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Adobe Community Professional , Nov 22, 2021 Nov 22, 2021
It's more usual to click on Select Subject before Select & Mask.  You need to get the selection close to what you want, and as a last step use Select & Mask to clean it up. What View setting are you using with Select & Mask?  Try setting it to Onion skin and Transparecy to 100% Also try turning off other layers. You can see above that I have nothing behind the selection and can see what I am doing But if I have the situation below with an underlying layer filled with black Then Select & Ma...

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Nov 21, 2021 Nov 21, 2021

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Please post screenshots to illustrate what you are talking about. 

 

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Nov 22, 2021 Nov 22, 2021

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It's more usual to click on Select Subject before Select & Mask.  You need to get the selection close to what you want, and as a last step use Select & Mask to clean it up.

 

What View setting are you using with Select & Mask?  Try setting it to Onion skin and Transparecy to 100%

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Also try turning off other layers. You can see above that I have nothing behind the selection and can see what I am doing

But if I have the situation below with an underlying layer filled with black

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Then Select & Mask is difficult to use because the black layer below is visible.

Note I have change the View setting to Marching Ants so we can see the selected area.

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Does this help at all?  If not, we need a screen shot as requested by c.p.

 

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Nov 22, 2021 Nov 22, 2021

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Wow it helps me a lot.Thank you! i knew it had to be a better way than i was doing it. I had it on red and painting tons in or out. Thank you again!

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