image rotation in mask
There should be a way to rotate a photo inside a mask. Right now the whole mask rotates and not just the image. See example.
> Is there a way to rotate an image within a mask, leaving the mask in place.
Yes, you can rotate image without also rotating mask.
> An image inside a mask never gives you the cursor for rotating the image.
The image should give you rotation handles when it is selected.
I think the solution to both of these questions is the same. When you double-click on a Masked Object, the mask becomes selected. You'll need to change selection to the image.
If you're not sure how to select image, open the Layers panel -- it's usually easier to select it there.
And it you can't find a rotation handle on image you can also change rotation angle in PI.
Hope this helps,
The admin should have tried that before suggesting it. An image inside a mask never gives you the cursor for rotating the image.
Thanks for showing how to rotate a masked image. Is there a way to rotate an image within a mask, leaving the mask in place.
AdminCorey Lucier (Adobe) (Admin, Adobe) commented
Thanks for the feedback. In this instance you are correct, the shortcut mechanism for cropping an image fill doesn't allow the image fill itself to be transformed independent of the shape.
You could instead use mask with shape. Drag the image to the canvas, mask with a rectangle, then drill down by double clicking into the mask group and rotate your image there.