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Sun, Aug 2, 2020 6:35 AM

Camera Raw: A way to toggle off and on the effect of the active mask (only) in ACR 12.3?

With ACR 12.3 I have not been able to find a direct way to toggle the effect of the active mask (brushed, graduated or radially graduated). A work around is to right click on the active mask button and choose "Reset local correction settings", which will reset the adjustment sliders, but the only way to get the adjustments back is to key Ctrl+Z or Cmd+Z (undo or regret last action). This is a laborious way compared to the obvious alternative - a dedicated short-key for the purpose of toggling off and on the active mask only. The actions of P, Q and "\" do other things.

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2 months ago

Hello..... (Y) on/off and (V) pour Option de masque

In LrC = O and H ????? Adobe crasy !!!!!!!!!!!!!  it's not easy for operators

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2 months ago

No, Yves, that's not what I am addressing. In ACR "Y" toggles the mask-color off and on - not the EFFECT of the mask! and "V" toggles the overlay off and on, which also have no influence whatsoever on the effect of the mask.

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Alors un problème de traduction....
Actuellement en bas c'est l'ensemble des corrections qui peuvent être ou ne pas être affichées les Avant / Après....
C'est vrai que ça n'existe pas pour chaque épingle de filtre individuellement /dans LrC non-plus !

Then a problem of translation....
Nowadays down it is all the corrections which can be or not shown Before / Afterwards....
That's true that this does not exist for every pin of filter individually / in LrC non-more!

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Tap the Y key to toggle the visibility of the mask overlay. See:
https://blogs.adobe.com/jkost/2020/07...

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Andrew, you have not read the above. I want to toggle the EFFECT of the active mask (i.e. the adjustments) off and on.

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You said  active mask which is (Y). As other's read it too.

You can turn off, then on all the local corrections a few ways. One is to click on the reset arrow in the upper right of the GUI, then undo (Command/Control Z) to put everything back on again. Or Command/Option R does the same (undo, redo via key commands). Make a snapshot, toggle it on or off. 
Use the Before and After (Q):
  • Click the Cycle between Before/After Views  button to cycle through left/right and top/bottom side-by-side and split-view modes.
    • Tap Q to cycle through the Before/After Views .
    • Click-and-hold the Cycle between Before/After Views button to quickly select a specific Preview mode from the menu.
    •  Click-and-hold the Cycle between Before/After Views button to access and customize Preview Preferences.

Anyway, you've got all the key commands now.

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Andrew,

If you had read my initial ticket you would know, that toggling the COLOR on or off of the active mask is not a problem and not at all what I am asking for. I will repeat the part, that should tell you why this is about toggling THE ADJUSTMENTS FOR THE ACTIVE MASK off and on:

A work around is to right click on the active mask button and choose "Reset local correction settings", which will reset the adjustment sliders, but the only way to get the adjustments back is to key Ctrl+Z or Cmd+Z (undo or regret last action). This is a laborious way compared to the obvious alternative - a dedicated short-key for the purpose of toggling off and on the active mask only. 

If you further investigate the options to reset settings with the masks, you will find out, that the bent arrow you are referring to will "Reset brush" which could be a number of masks sharing the same adjustments. Only if you choose to right click on the BUTTON of the active mask, or from the dot-menu to the right or the arrow (...), you will find the entry "Reset LOCAL correction settings", and only that expression refers to the settings for the active mask.
I am not interested in toggling anything else than the effect of the active mask off and on - as this can be repeated for each mask if necessary, provided a dedicated short-key was available.

I have also initially written, that P and Q doesn't help in this case.

Hope this clarifies the problem. I was hoping an Adobe expert had known about such a short-key, but apparently it doesn't exist, or no expert has been involved yet.