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How to feather subject mask edges?

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I think this question applies to all Lightroom versions (Classic and iPad) - when you make a Subject Mask, how do you feather or soften the edges?
I just started using LR on iPad yesterday evening and was seeing artifacts at the edge of a building when I masked the subject (building), inverted and then reduced the exposure on the sky by even 1 stop?
Do I need to add a brush mask along the edges or something? If so are there suggested settings?
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Hi Paul, thank you.
Please can I ask a further question - how do I draw a brush in a straight line (in LR and in LR for iPad)? I've tried Shift + the brush (on the desktop version) and it either doesn't work or moves the entire brushstroke location.
I have tried looking it up also, but not found another solution.
Thanks.
 
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Okay, so it isn't available on iPad to my knowledge, but Shift + Drag works on the Desktop.

With the Brush, click on the photo, then hold Shift and drag to your end point.

I appreciate that's different to Classic where you can hold Shift first.
 
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