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Design Photoshop Foundations Masks Basics Introduction to Masks

Is there an error on the quiz for this module?

The video on Introduction to Masks states that a pixel mask is one that can be created with the brush tool. The quiz asks this question, but does not offer "pixel mask" as an option on the answers. I think this might be an error, so I'm bringing it to your attention.

2 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
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:point_right: Pixel masks are a category.

The fault may be in the video not explaining that pixel masks and vector masks are categories. Pixel masks would include layer masks and clipping masks, while path masks are an example of vector masks. The question offers "Clipping Mask" as a possible answer, but only layer masks are generally created with the brush tool.

Still, the difference in the terms used by the video and quiz might warrant a bug report. You might consider submitting one using the instructions on the Support page.

Thanks, Steven! As someone who is learning the program, I am still not familiar with all the terms and was looking for an answer that said, "pixel mask" which is what we learned in the video. I will report it as a bug, since you have to pass all quizzes to advance and the only way I got through that one was by trial and error trying out different answers until I got the right one.