Select subjest and new layer

New Here ,
Mar 29, 2021 Mar 29, 2021

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I can see a good selection of my subject when I use select subject, but when I place in new layer (conrol + J) abbreviated background comes along. Same issue if after the selection I use select and mask, no matter what output I choose.Thought it might be an issue with the latest update so uninstalled and went to version 22.2. Never had this issue before. Using Dell laptop with Windows 10 and no recent changes.

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Mar 29, 2021 Mar 29, 2021

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Could you please post a screenshot taken at View > 100% with the pertinent Panels (Toolbar, Layers, Options Bar, …) visible? 

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Mar 30, 2021 Mar 30, 2021

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I just noticed that when I make an elliptical selection and Ctrl + J it becomes rectangular.

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Mar 30, 2021 Mar 30, 2021

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We really need screenshots to help you. 

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Mar 30, 2021 Mar 30, 2021

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MY first attempt at including screenshots failed, let's see if this works. BTW, I went back to version 22.1.1 and no more problem

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Mar 30, 2021 Mar 30, 2021

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I see my 2 screenshots loading but they're not being included in the post. What am I doing wrong?

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Mar 30, 2021 Mar 30, 2021

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Did you attach or insert the screenshots? 

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Mar 31, 2021 Mar 31, 2021

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Seems my school email system doesnt upload attachments so I went to the Adobe community forum and posted there.

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Mar 31, 2021 Mar 31, 2021

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Select Subject.pngCtrl + J.png

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Mar 31, 2021 Mar 31, 2021

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As a Work-Around you could 

• Select > Reselect 

• Layer > Layer Mask > Reveal Selection

 

What have you done for all-purpose trouble-shooting so far?
Restoring Preferences after making sure all customized presets like Actions, Patterns, Brushes etc. have been saved might be a good starting point:
https://helpx.adobe.com/photoshop/using/preferences.html
https://helpx.adobe.com/photoshop/kb/basic-trouble-shooting-steps.html

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