Photoshop CC 2018: After latest update, "select and mask" tool gives program error

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After update, I am getting "Could not apply the workspace because of a program error" after clicking "select and mask" button. Before update, it worked perfectly. Have somebody same problem?
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David Nogol

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Stephen Newport

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Think I found a solve literally right after I posted....

For kicks I unchecked "remember settings" in the select & mask dialogue, hit ok, now it appears to be functioning normally. I turned "remember settings" back on and it is still continuing to function normally.
So, for me, "remember settings" was causing the issue, but works after unchecking, hitting ok, and reapplying.
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F.J. Gorrin Garcia

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Great! It also woked out for me too! Thansk!
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Hannah Nicollet, Quality Engineer

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Hey Everyone,

Thanks for the helpful feedback. We're working on an update to address this issue in the very near future. In the meanwhile, uncheck "remember settings" or using 8 bit are both viable workarounds.

Thank you,
Hannah Nicollet
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Ethan Tweedie

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This is such a nightmare.  How in the world are we supposed to get anything done with such a major flaw.  Very sad.