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Fri, May 31, 2019 11:27 AM

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Photoshop: Number of steps saved & delete a settings of a layer without delete all settings of others layers

For a long time and still today (cc 2019) Photoshop is limited in the number of step it can save. 30 to 40 steps I think.
If I compare with Affinity photo (Serif) it saves 8000 steps.
It is absolutely necessary to allow to save at least 500 steps, otherwise the same number of Affinity Photo.

It would be revolutionary to allow Photoshop to apply settings to photos or layers and to be able to delete them independently without having to delete all the settings applied to ten or hundreds of previous layers.
Thus all the settings added to a layer from the "Image-> Settings" menu would be visible below the layer as for the settings of the "Layer Style" merge options.

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For a long time and still today (cc 2019) Photoshop is limited in the number of step it can save. 30 to 40 steps I think.
Please post screenshots including the pertinent Panels to illustrate what you mean. 

Are you talking about History steps? (Edit: The number of History steps in the History Panel can be set via Photoshop > Preferences > Performance > History States)
Those are not saved with the file once it is closed. 

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if you do a separate layer on each adjustment you can go back and delete or adjust at anytime or just turn the eye off. I just finished one and it has 122 layers and can go back and adjust any layer anytime

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Also the Adjustment Layers can be Clipping Mask to Layers so that they don’t affect the rest of the image. 

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Also you can use up to 1000 history states. Go to Preferences > Performance and change History states from 50 to 1000. Note that PS will use more system resources when you use more history states, but if you need them, they're available.