Photoshop: Move tool no longer moves the layer selected

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Move tool no longer moves the layer selected like it had for the last 20 years, I assume its a bug.
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Gregg Woods

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Kukurykus

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I created new document, unlocked background and dragged layer (in canvas), so it works in CC 2019.
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Johan Elzenga, Champion

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Perhaps you have ‘Auto Select’ turned on? You can easily select something else (like the background layer) that way without realising it.
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Jeffrey Tranberry, Sr. Product Manager, Digital Imaging

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I would suspect Auto-Select is not checked as well.
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Gregg Woods

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Thanks guys for all your comments / help! Turning off "Auto-Select" resumed the expected behavior.