Have your Photoshop layers been acting strange since the June 2020 update to Photoshop CC? I was subject to the odd “Legacy Compositing Photoshop Bug” and I was about to go berserk as I knew I was doing nothing wrong.

As it turns out, I wasn’t doing anything wrong and you probably aren’t either. The new PS CC 2020 update has a bug for us older users and it can be easily fixed.

Do this before throwing your computer out a window:

  1. Go to Edit
  2. Go to Preferences
  3. Go to Performance
  4. UNCHECK Legacy Compositing

Now your layers should be back to the normal workflow you are used to.

Blake Rudis
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