Lightroom: Match Camera Raw user experience for inverting Radial Filter

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In LR Classic the Radial Filter mask can be modified by clicking on "INVERT" (which is always backwards in my mind).

In Photoshop Camera Raw the Radial Filter can be modified by clicking on "Inside" or "Outside".

The terminology in PS is much more logical. Could LR Classic be changed please
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Jim Robertson

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Posted 1 month ago

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eartho, Champion

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yeah, i totally agree. I have no idea why LR uses Invert instead of In/Out. 
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Jim Robertson

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Thanks eartho!!
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John R. Ellis, Champion

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I use the radial filter infrequently and I can never remember which way it goes either.
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Anthony Blackett

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Giving this my vote too. Adobe Lr team, it's just a word change - Invert to Inside. How hard can that be?
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Jerry Syder

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I too think it's not intuitive at all; if I make a selection(circular in this case), I expect it to be filled and not the other way round. SO, I vote for a better description. 
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Robert Cullen

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1 Vote from me until change happens!
Only a workaround to the inconsistency-
1) Select the Radial Tool
2) Set the 'Invert' box
3) Exit the Radial Tool.
This sets it to a 'sticky' default, until you might change it in future.
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Anthony Blackett

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We could just try to remember that Invert is for Inside :-)