When I use select and mask the properties window does not appear
Is it grayed out do you have a layer targeted can you post a screen capture when it fails to open?
If the Properties panel is close you need to open it first (Window > Properties) then if you select a mask the Properties panel will show the options for this mask. Another option is double click over the mask, this open the Properties panel.
The properties panel is open but shows something else
This is because the Properties panel is context sensitive, you need to select the mask if you want to see the properties in the panel.
Yes... but I still can not move the options
my properties window is not opening up. i am attaching a screen print .
The screen capture shows you have the layer's content targeted not the layer mask.
Can you send a screenshot which includes your Layers Palette?
Seems like you're in the "Select and Mask" interface. In this Window you can access two differents Properties panel: the standard and the Properties panel for this interface (I know, is weird). Please try this: click the arrow in the upper right (close to the loupe icon) and select "Reset select and mask", this will close the incorrect Properties panel and open the correct Properties panel.
thank you! It worked out right now
But how can I get back to the standard panel. Because only in the standard panel I have the opportunity to darken whites.
what do i need to do to correct this?
The white frame shows you have targeted the layer's content. You need to target the layer mask not the the layer's cpmtemy the white frame needs to be around the layer mask.
Try unlocking the layer first Mac may be different than windows Id can target either locked or not
THANK YOU SO MUCH ... I was going crazy wondering where it went. Must have reset when I upgraded last round Perfect solution