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Mon, May 25, 2020 7:22 PM

Photoshop: Content aware fill bleeding in neighboring content, after update?

The new tool in Edit / Content Aware Fill did wonders for me before.

But now after some updates it seems useless, when I make a clear cut with my selection it keeps bleeding in colors from the other side of the selection. Even if I manually only select clean background tiles as source.

I think this was not an issue last time I used this feature. Now its kind of useless and I'm back to the cloning stamp.

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4 months ago

without screenshots, it's impossible to know what the issue might be.

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Do you have no imagination? In real life scenarios this effect is even stronger:
(Yes I forgot to actually put something in there to remove, but it still shows the problem)
Not much content awareness there.

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Donna: It is bad form to insult someone that you have asked for help. It also looks, in your example, that Content Aware Fill DID work perfectly. The green shaded are is the Content that you indicated that you wanted filled into your selection. LATER: at a different angle, I see that faint gray thing that you circled in red. That would be caused by the fact that your Selection is in contact with the black area. If you had been just a few more pixels separation with the black and white areas that probably would have been enough.

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I did not ask for help, I was pointing out a bug and asking if anyone  can confirm it worked better before.

Of course the selection is in contact with it, thats what a content aware AI thingy should figure out (and it did before), otherwise I could use the older methods for filling that up.

If I put my selection away from the object I want to "content aware free of a background object" (lets says something realistic, like a person as main subject and another person walking in the background partly covered by my main subject), it would still leave parts of the thing I wanted gone (and again, I'm sure it worked before).

Also this is a new tool, it is supposed to work better, now its behaving like the old "patch tool" that always had those bleed-ins. The whole point of "content aware filling" is to do a better job.

The whole point of the new tool is to recognize patterns and it now fail at even the simplest example.

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Asking for confirmation is asking for help... and the issue here is not a bug. It's the way CAF has always worked, in that it samples from surrounding areas to fill the selection, so if you're seeing results which don't work, then you need to modify your process until you get what you need.
My request for screenshots had nothing to do with a lack of creativity and was asked to help determine what changes to your workflow can be made to improve the results.