Photoshop: Doesn't constrain proportions when resizing from side handle while holding Shift key

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When using Free Transform, holding down Shift while dragging a corner rightly constrains the proportions of the shape while resizing. However, holding down Shift while dragging a side handle does nothing. It should continue to constrain the proportions as it does in Illustrator.
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Kris Hunt

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Official Response
With the 20.0.5 update, there is now a user facing preference under Preferences > General... and check "Use Legacy Free Transform"


Use this preference instead of theĀ PSUserConfig.txt method.