In this tutorial, you will learn how to turn off the new proportional scaling while transforming layers in Photoshop CC 2019.
Holding Shift now gets you the un-proportional scale. This new checkbox in Photoshop CC 20.0.5 allows you to bring back the legacy feature of holding Shift to scale and transform layers proportionally.
Time needed: 1 minute.
Instructions for Reverting the Shift Key for Proportional Scale in Photoshop version 20.0.5 (June 2019 release) or newer.
- Open the Preferences Panel
Press Ctrl K on windows or Command K on the Mac.
- Check “Use Legacy Free Transform”
From the General tab, check the box that reads Use “Legacy Free Transform.”
- Restart Photoshop
Restart Photoshop if the new settings do not take place.