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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)


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Pfaffenbichler

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7 months ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Weird Type/character layer behaviour..

Updated to newest version. Now the type tool behaves weird. When I type something and move it somewhere else it stays where it was before as a duplicate. But there is not duplicated layer. It does disappear when I hide/unhide the background layer below.

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7 months ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled 21.2.0 - Major issue with duplicated/ghosted layers when drag/drop.

I just updated to 21.2.0 and as with every new Photoshop release I'm now getting to play 'find the bugs'. It did not take long.

If you create a new document, create a layer (a shape with fill and outline in this example), now drag and drop this layer into another document.. all seems ok, until you move it, a duplicate ghost of the image/element is visible underneath. As you can see there is only one layer but the document shows two. If you toggle the background layer on/off then the ghost disappears, but move it again and it returns. It doesnt appears to disappear when you save the document.



I disabled my GPU in prefs but no difference.

Windows 10, 7940X, 64GB, GTX 1080Ti. 4K Display.

I know there are a huge amount of variables when it comes to end users specific hardware configurations but you do have to wonder if Adobe even bother testing this stuff when you notice that their own logos don't even render properly on the splash screen:



Back to 2019 we go.

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7 months ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Photoshop eraser not updating in real time.

Hi! I updated Adobe Photoshop earlier today. After doing so, I now have a problem where when I use the eraser tool, optically it does not work, but if I change the visibility of a layer below the layer I erased on, then the visuals will update and show what I have erased.

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7 months ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Photoshop: v 21.2 Text and Layer Copying Problem.

I just updated to Photoshop CC v21.2. I'm on Windows 10. Everything seems normal up until I try to copy and paste something. In this case I've noticed it specifically with text layers and drawing layers.

Procedure to Duplicate (Happens every time for me):
1. Write a sentence in notepad.
2. Copy sentence to a text layer in Photoshop.
3. Move the text layer anywhere on the canvas. You will notice that there is a ghost copy of the text layer still present where it was originally located.

Alternative Issue:
1. Write a sentence in notepad.
2. Copy sentence to a text layer in Photoshop.
3. Edit your original sentence. You'll see the original ghost sentence is still visible while the new edited sentence is also visible making it impossible to read.

This is not just with notepad. If you write the sentence in Photoshop in a text layer, and then copy/paste part of who of that sentence to a new layer, it will do the same thing.

If you draw on a layer and copy/paste it, it will also do the same thing.

Any advice on how to fix this would be greatly appreciated.


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Have you disabled Legacy Compositing? 

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7 months ago

READ the various threads posted on this topic ! Turn OFF Legacy Compositing. Go to Edit, Preferences, Performance, then uncheck the box.

As a suggestion: it is unusual for someone to have a never-before-posted situation, so it is always a good idea to start by doing  search here in Photoshop Family. Try different ways to phrase the issue, and much of the time your answer will pop out.

This particular issue has MANY MANY MANY posts!

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Hi there. I did search. My issue was initially with the text, and when I searched for text layer problems, nothing came up. I did try alternative, and I even looked through recent posts. If they've all been merged perhaps there's only one thread now instead of 'many posts'.

Comments like these are generally unhelpful as they just discourage people from posting for help - which considering Adobe's site sends you here directly when you want to submit a bug report - seems to be the point of these forums.

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Jakkal: Perhaps your search phrase was the problem, because,  believe me, there are MANY  postings on the topic... People get help here, but the people doing the helping should not have to answer the very same issues over and over when the answer is already posted.... Sorry that you felt my suggestion was unhelpful, but I think that doing a little research first would save you and others time...

You were not submitting a bug report. You were repeating a bug report that had been made so often that it had become tattered in the telling! I wonder whether you noticed that your post has now been combined with another which is very long and has your answers repeated several times....  Take a look

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7 months ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Eraser tool and lasso selection/delete not working on layers in latest update 21.....

After upgrading this morning to Ps 21.2 and then continuing to work on an on going current project I found both the eraser tool and lasso / delete were not working at all when trying to edit layers. I had to revert to the previous version of Ps which also has glitches with freezing tabs to be able to continue working on with the project. 

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7 months ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled photoshop 21.2.0 Catalina bugs.

Bring two images into PS.  Move the top layer, leaves a persistent image of the top layer on the bottom layer.  Cleared up by switching lower layer off and on, until the next action!

Blending two layers is not shown at all, or not correctly until the base layer is switched off and on.  This is appalling as its almost impossible to tune a blend as you have to keep switching the base layer on/off to see the result.

These bugs are only evident on Catalina, Mojave is fine.

Computer: MBP 13" 2020

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7 months ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Text Problem.

With the latest Photoshop update- every time I add text to my project, it creates an image of the sample text that I can't get rid of or move. The New text just goes on top of it. This does the same thing for duplicating the text boxes too. It will duplicated it but leave whatever was originall there, and then it won't go away. Ultimately if I save it the original box goes away, but it begins again if you begin to alter anything. It's infuriating and I've tried uninstalling and reinstalling, as well as making sure I have all the recent updates. I can't do my projects literally.

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6 months ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Layers appear visibly duplicated, flicker on zoom..

Layers in my photoshop files appear visibly duplicated when I move them or zoom, and sometimes show a previous version of the layer. These "duplicates" are not actually duplicate layers - they are like "after-images" that I cannot select or edit.