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I know I can do this:

  • select adjustment layer
  • ctrl-click layer beneath it
  • invert selection and delete

But this only captures the CURRENT shape of the lower layer. So if I later edit it, the mask won't be updated and I'll have to re-capture it. So what's the right way?

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in the adjustment tab, third icon in the footer row from the left, the one that looks like a slide switch.

switch to select adjustment layer scope

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