Photoshop CC 2019: New Compositing Engine inconsistent and unusably buggy

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2019 PS Compositing Engine Inconsistent and Unusably Buggy. It clips things depending on zoom scale and exactly how one clicks or uses tab to navigate fields. Please have real people test your software. All of this was immediately noticeable to me.
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Christopher Calhoun

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Hannah Nicollet, Official Rep

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Hi Christopher,

If you would like to disable it, go to Preferences > Performance and then check "Enable Legacy Compositing"

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Rtom Pan

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I encountered so many bugs with masks on smartfilters not working when you save that inside a smart object it's not applied to the smart object above.
blur a layer also blurs layers mask instead just blurring and masking out. 
display errors when zooming or not updating changes on screen etc.

this version is buggy
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You'll find also that the only option is to downdgrade to 2018 release. And just for future - it seems it will be so each next year. The same story we had about release 2018 they did not fix completely yet but released Ps 2019 with another bugs. It's just they don't care how Photoshop will work, the main goal is, it got released, even when there are a lot of bugs! That's the new concept. Normally if they were sersious they've tested everything and then made decision to provide it to use, wouldn't they? This is unrespecful to say something is officially supplied when in practise you can use it over a half year later!