How to turn off quick mask in photoshop. Quick Mask is the background layer to create Mask. You can press Q to enable this feature and in Quick Mask View you can use the Brush or Gradient Tool to make another selection. By default, the selected area will be displayed in the original color, while the deselected areas will be covered with 50% red.
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How to turn off quick mask in photoshop
When you’re ready with your selection, you can press Q again or click the Edit in Standard Mode button in the Tools panel to exit the Quick Mask.
The overlay disappears, and a selection outline appears. Your selection is ready and waiting for your next command. The selection outline correlates with the unmasked or selected areas of the Quick Mask.
Keyboard shortcuts you should know when using Mask in Photoshop
Alt/Option click on the Mask thumbnail to get in/out the Mask View.
Shift and click the Mask thumbnail to turn it off/on.
Shift + Alt/Option and click the Mask thumbnail to enter/exit Quick Mask View.
Command/Ctrl and click the Mask’s thumbnail to make a selection based on the mask’s corners.
Command/Ctrl +Shift and click on the small image of the Mask to add a selection on the corners of the mask.
Command/Ctrl + Alt/Option and click on the Mask thumbnail to deselect based on the mask’s corners.
Command/Ctrl + Shift + Alt/Option and click on the Mask’s thumbnail to create an intersection with the original selection and a new selection based on the corners of the mask.
You can also watch the tutorial in the video below: