It appears that the latest Adobe update (Photoshop CC 2019) has changed the way proportions are done. Previously I would use Shift + Drag to constrain proportions in Free Transform mode. Photoshop now defaults to only Drag to keep proportions in Free Transform and uses Shift + Drag to size at any ratio.
I could manual click the proportion lock in the toolbar but after more than a decade of using Shift + Drag, it’s really cumbersome to have to take this extra step and it’s disrupting the workflow that’s been ingrained in my head since I started using Ps.
Has anyone found a way to enable Shift + Drag to constrain proportions in the latest Photoshop CC 2019?
From Adobes Blog: What’s new in Photoshop CC
To revert to the legacy transform behavior, do the following:
Use Notepad (Windows) or a text editor on Mac OS to create a plain
text file (.txt). Type the text below in the text file:
Save the file as
PSUserConfig.txtto your Photoshop settings folder:
Windows: [Installation Drive]:\Users[User
Name]\AppData\Roaming\Adobe\Adobe Photoshop CC 2019\Adobe Photoshop CC
macOS: //Users/[User Name]/Library/Preferences/Adobe
Photoshop CC 2019 Settings/