Lightroom Mobile: Brushes & auto mask...

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Working with brushes — 2 things I really miss ... — one thing is when adding a brush in Lightroom cc, I would love to show my red mask permanently in addition to the options of „auto show“ or „off“ — at the moment when I start drawing, the mask disappears again. Adding own brush presets would be nice as well (in classic is the best option for a quick workflow) ... and more options with online storage like 4TB and 3 TB would fit more to my small business instead a huge step to 5TB. Thank you
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Rikk Flohr, Champion

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Hey rikk thanks for your warm welcome. I have understood now the rules - thanks a lot :-)
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Hi Mart,

Try this, after you choose the brush, press the "O" key three times until the blue floating bezel says, 

"Show Overlay & Selected Mask"

Your red mask will show as you draw.

Like Rikk said Brush presets are a great idea! You can make a separate post or go here to vote for it:
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Tony Abate

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Adobe has to add auto masking to Lightroom mobile (both android and ios). It's awful not having it.