Photoshop Free Transform Constrain Proportions in Photoshop CC 2019

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:

TransformProportionalScale 0

Save the file as PSUserConfig.txt to your Photoshop settings folder:

Windows: [Installation Drive]:\Users[User
Name]\AppData\Roaming\Adobe\Adobe Photoshop CC 2019\Adobe Photoshop CC
2019 Settings\

macOS: //Users/[User Name]/Library/Preferences/Adobe
Photoshop CC 2019 Settings/

Source : Link , Question Author : zeethreepio , Answer Author : WELZ

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