Photoshop: parametric Levels for masks

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I love the parametric Opacity and Feathering for masks, but the control I'd use most frequently on them would be levels. Please add.
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Scott Mahn

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Posted 7 years ago

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PECourtejoie, Champion

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Hello!
What change would you want to apply through levels: expand/contract the mask?
Affect the grey tones (gamma point?)
I ask this because the refine edge function of the mask panel can already do a lot...

http://help.adobe.com/en_US/photoshop...
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David Jensen

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I'd like to be able to temporarily expand the 0-32 or 223-255 range of a mask to 0-255 so I can find areas of a mask that need to be cleaned up.
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Scott Mahn

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PECourtejoie, refine edge can do some of what I want but I find it slow and cumbersome. Adobe was kind to give us easier access to Feather directly in the Mask panel and I'd like similar ease of use for Levels. Otherwise just put the entire Refine Edge functionality into the Mask panel and reduce the load time.
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David Jensen

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I requested curves for masks in "Photoshop: non-destructive mask editing" http://gsfn.us/t/293t2
I do a lot of complex masking, so being able to adjust masks non-destructively would be awesome!
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I would also like full Smart Objects capabilities for Layer Masks so that one can combine multiple Layers/Adjustment Layers into one Mask.
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David Jensen

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Something like this would be a good start. I took out density because it can be done with curves, but it may be needed for legacy purposes
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Scott Mahn

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Nice.