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Tue, Jun 16, 2020 12:26 PM

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Photoshop 21.2: Moving layer leaves duplicate/shadow image

Others have experienced this, too, see 
https://community.adobe.com/t5/photoshop/repeated-object-stays-on-artwork/m-p/11211712?page=1#M33965...

Moving a Layer will leave a shadow if »Legacy Compositing« is checked. (Photoshop 20.2.0 on macOS 10.15.4)


Regards, 
Pfaffenbichler

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7 months ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Photoshop: Masking changes not updating.

I have the latest version of adobe photoshop, 21.2, and my computer/operating system is catalina Mac OS...  10.15.5...  since downloading the latest photoshop version, when i'm working with layer masks, when i fill or brush within the mask, the real time effects do not show.  They are there because i can see them be painted onto the mask and if i afterwards toggle the layer visibility, they eventually show, so it is a real time rendering issue.  The layer mask is on the top layer, layer is not locked, brush mode is normal and opacity and flow are both 100%... so that rules out the conventional troubleshootings and as i said, if i toggle the layers, they eventually show the effect showing it was there, just not showing it.  Please advise adobe. 

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122 Points

7 months ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Normal preview is ghosting like crazy, Photoshop seems unworkable like this.

After the last Photoshop update (21.2) my Photoshop is nog previewing anything right anymore. It seems it can't even show a simple dragging of layers right without starting to ghost. 

The moment I move a layer (even a simple text layer), it shows the layer double, on the original spot (or very close to it) and the new spot I moved it to. It wil only be visible as it should when my background layer below is made invisible and then visible again.

I'm working on a 2018 MacMini, 3,2 Ghz 6-Core Intel Core i7, 32 GB RAM, Radeon RX 560 (eGPU) with a 4K display connected on the eGPU. MacOS 10.15.5

I've got about 85% of RAM assigned to Photoshop, using the GPU with OpenGL, cashlevel at 6.

A screengrab-video of a Linkedin Mockup I'm working on is attached to show the issue.



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274 Points

7 months ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Cannot correctly move an object in latest update version of PSCC.

I have a problem with the latest update for PSCC.  If I move an element (which is on its own layer) I can see that element twice on the document screen, once in its new position and also in its old position.i.e. if I have a circle and move that circle to a new position I can see two circles on the document even though I can only see one circle in the layers panel.  Moving stuff worked perfectly until this update and it still works fine in any of the older versions that I have.  Can you help please?  Thank you.

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274 Points

7 months ago

Yes, turning off the Legacy Compositing solves the problem for me.   I seem to remember that I turned that on to solve a previous problem but can't remember what that problem was!   Can anyone suggest to me what that previous problem was?  Thanks.

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»that previous problem« doesn’t quite do the issue justice ... there was more than one. 
Two I remember were 
• Layer Styles on Groups got clipped 
• some Blend Mode combinations provided incorrect results
But there might have been more. 

And don’t be too quick with considering turning off »Legacy Compositing« a solution. 
I have experienced intermittent nonsense both with and without GPU usage with the modern Compositing Engine. 

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7 months ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled In Photoshop 2020, when I move a picture, there is always a clone stay at the ori....

I'm using the newest version Photoshop. I updated a few days ago. When I try to move an object, there is always a "shadow". See the attachment. You can see in the Layer, there is only one image. 

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190 Points

7 months ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled since update to 21.2, when I make a change to a layer, the change isn't reflecte....

If I, say, add a Black & White adjustment layer, the image will change from color to b & w.

But when I tinker w/ sliders, the first change or two is reflected on the image, but then all further edits are not. It's as if the preview of the edits is hung up. If I save, close, and reopen the doc, all of the latest edits are reflected (even those that I couldn't see the moment I made the edit).

So I'm guessing it's a caching issue?

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172 Points

7 months ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled New Layer Difference Mode broken.

I open a (raw image). I (on a Mac) use Cmd-shift-N to create a new layer. In the dialog box I chose Difference as the blending mode. I then attempt to fill the layer with white, which should give be a negative image. Nothing happens. However, if I make that layer invisible, then the layer below it shows up in negative. THis also happens if I create the new layer from the context menu and select Difference at that time.This does NOT happen if I make the new layer with Ctl-Shift-N and then set the blending mode in the Layers panel. It only began with the latest update (21.2.0 on Mojave)

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124 Points

7 months ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled moved layer won't update - bug.

In version 21.2.0, whenever I have a layer and move it, the original image stays behind as if I hadn't moved it AND the new one goes to where I place it. The only way I've found to update it is to turn a background layer off and back on again. Anyone else running into this?

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The suggested fix from Jeffrey Tranberry resolved it for me:

"The workaround is to make sure "Legacy Compositing" under Preferences > Performance is unchecked."

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190 Points

7 months ago

unchecking Legacy Compositing definitely improved performance. But not totally solved

Another potential clue:

Since unchecking Legacy Compositing, I can see improvement in seeing my changes reflected live. EXCEPT for the Levels adjustment tool. If I move a slider, the area of the affected image goes gray until i deselect and reselect the adjustment layer.

Curves, gradients, etc., no problems. But layers is a problem

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190 Points

7 months ago

UPDATE: now getting lags w/ curves layer and Levels layer.

Ugh

Why do I ever update anything?

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122 Points

7 months ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Bug with June 2020 Photoshop update when moving/dragging images and editing text.

I have the June 2020 update for Photoshop on my desktop Mac. When I drag/move an image or edit text, the previous version stays on my canvas, almost as if there's been a new layer created. I have to hide and then unhide the layer to get rid of this "shadow" layer. For example, if I move an image higher on my canvas, it does move, but there is also a duplicate of the image that remains where it was originally. This is very frustrating! Can anyone help?

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Thank you, Jeffrey, for directing me to this thread! Unchecking "legacy compositing" has fixed this issue.

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Here is a link to an excellent two hour long class on the changes made in 21.2 / other parts of Adobe's June update. It is by Ben Wilmore, who is an excellent instructor. I think that review of this material might be helpful for understanding the changes wrought in that Update, many of which have apparently caused considerable anguish!

https://mastersacademy.com/course/june2020updates/

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7 months ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Photoshop CC 21.2: Text opacity not displaying properly.

I recently updated to version 21.2.0, on Mac OS 10.13.6. Thisis the first time I am running an often used action that creates a text layer,at 30% opacity, but that text layer is not displaying properly- text visuallyis closer to 100%, but if I lower it to 0%, it is still visible. When I finish therest of the action, flattening the image, text is correctly set to 0%, and notvisible. So basically now I can no longer visually accurately judge opacity oftext layer in Photoshop.

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82 Points

7 months ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Images are sticking when I move them.

When i move and image where it previously was still appears in the same spot unless I flick the layer off and back on. this happend when i try eraser tool. it doesnt show me what I have erases unless I flick the layer on and off again.

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7 months ago

I've been opening files that were originally created on 20.0.4 on 21.2 and getting the same ghosting problems.

I've tried turning Legacy Compositing On and Off (and restarting Photoshop of course) and I can't get rid of these issues. It looks like everything is correct in the tiny Layer Previews, but on the main window everything is doubled until a background layer is turned on and off to force a refresh?

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7 months ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Duplicated text when created or moved on canvas Problem Photoshop 2020 21.2.0 on ....

I have a problem with the new update Photoshop 21.2.0 on Mac. When I type a new text layer or move an existing one it gets duplicated but not in the way that it creates a new layer, but it gets "baked" on the last position. It is very confusing because you get a lot of fixed text. The only way to get rid is to close the document and open it again.

Please fix this problem ASAP, because it is annoying and interrupts my work. I use photoshop every day.

Kind regards
Adam

UPDATE: all layers are affected (vectors, images, brushes, etc.) by this "burned/backed" effect.

Picture of the problem: