Photoshop: Enabling mask does not record a step in history

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Hi there

The shortcut Shift+LMB on a disabled layer mask enables it, and disables it if the layer mask is enabled.
Enabling and disabling a layer mask using this shortcut records a new step in the history as expected.
"Disable Layer Mask" and "Enable Layer Mask".

A single LMB on the layer mask, without the Shift pressed, enables it as well.
But in this case, not using Shift but only the left mouse button, the history doesn't record "Enable Layer Mask".

So, we have the following:

Shift+LMB: it toggles the mask on/off - record a new step in the history
LMB: it turns the mask on - does NOT record a new step in the history

I need the history to ALWAYS record when a mask toggles on/off.

Is this a bug?

Is it possible to fix this problem?
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Daniel Sian

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Posted 1 year ago

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Daniel Sian

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Hey Adobe, anyone over there??
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Chad Rolfs, Employee

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Hi Daniel.  Yep, it's a bug and I've logged it.  Hoping to get a fix in our next release (fingers crossed).  Thanks for reporting this!