Lightroom Classic: Brush tool changes affect entire image not just selected area

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If I select brush tool, make exposure, etc adjustment then draw on image - all OK. However if I then change adjustments it affects entire image not just selected area.
Suggestions?
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sonny mencher

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Posted 1 month ago

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Johan Elzenga, Champion

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Sounds like the brush tool settings are collapsed, so you don’t see them. As a result, you are changing the global sliders rather than the brush sliders. Look for the little triangle on the right of ‘Effect’. Make sure it points downward to reveal the sliders.
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Just Shot Me

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You are making these last adjustments in the Basic section and not in the Brush Tool section.
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sonny mencher

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I was doing everything correctly. Finally called Adobe. Agent found a messed up file in preferences. She corrected it and things worked as expected.
Took me awhile to get use to new layout for brush with exposure sliders below brush sliders.