Did holding the shift key bother anyone?

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I run a group for in-house designers of LinkedIn and Facebook with over 25000 members. I recently asked the question, Did holding the shift key bother anyone? I got the answer I expected, holding the shift key to constrain the aspect ratio when sizing an image bothered no one! 
Not holding the shift key however, that bothered many people, for various reasons. Most just said it was really slowing them down. I agree with them, it makes you lose time, and time is money. Others felt like it was a step toward making Adobe product work more like Microsoft products, and that sent a shudder through the group. The thing that bothers me more than that it doesn't feel thought out, for a couple reasons, one, the way it flashes and jerks to tell you not to hold the shift key, that feels broken. The other reason is you just did it to Photoshop and nothing else. Granted it isn't a huge thing, but it's one more thing I have to remember that works differently between Illustrator and Photoshop and InDesign. Every update I hope that the tools get more aligned so my job is easier, but this time it feels like the interfaces are moving farther apart for the first time. I can honestly say I have not loved everything ever done on Adobe update, but I got used to it after time, this the first update that's made me want to go back to the last version.
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Kenton Smith

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Warren Heaton

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There’s an ongoing post about this already. Get as many of the 2,500 members as you can to vote on either changing this back or making a preference that allows the user to change it back without writing a script.
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Kenton Smith

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I can't seem to find it, can you post a link?

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James Gray

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You obviously have not read the other thread.  I really dislike the old-way -- having to hold the shift key to constrain aspect ratio.  I may be rare, but I am a user and subscriber.  

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