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Is there any way to set the Opacity Mask Feather default to Zero?

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Oct 30, 2020

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Does anyone know of a way to change the default value for the "Opacity", "Mask Feather" setting? 

I use opacity masking a lot, and I very rarely have the need to feather the mask. The "Mask Feather" default setting is a value of 10, which means I need to take the extra step of setting it to zero, if I want a well-defined mask edge. That may seem trivial, but it becomes tiresome if I'm creating a lot of masks. 
Granted, there are a many instances where having a feathered edge won't really cause a problem, but there are also many times when I need a well-defined edge to a mask.  

 

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Is there any way to set the Opacity Mask Feather default to Zero?

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Does anyone know of a way to change the default value for the "Opacity", "Mask Feather" setting? 

I use opacity masking a lot, and I very rarely have the need to feather the mask. The "Mask Feather" default setting is a value of 10, which means I need to take the extra step of setting it to zero, if I want a well-defined mask edge. That may seem trivial, but it becomes tiresome if I'm creating a lot of masks. 
Granted, there are a many instances where having a feathered edge won't really cause a problem, but there are also many times when I need a well-defined edge to a mask.  

 

Thanks!

 

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Oct 31, 2020

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You could save your most often Opacity mask settings as a preset. I would get the mask in general how you want it, with Mask Feather set to zero. Then right-click on the Opacity and select "Save Preset..." You could make a whole bunch of different ones and then organize them in the Presets folder under the Effects tab.

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Either dropping a preset or setting the feather: both is an extra step.

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Gerik's got the best available answer. They don't give a user-option to set most default settings, and yea, most of us would choose something other than 10 pixels. Maybe another request on their UserVoice system ...

 

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