I have a bad relationship with inpainting commands. When they work, they are great, when they don’t, well…
The above may not be the best example but it summarizes the problems I have with inpainting. You could imagine why I am hesitant when it comes to incorporating inpainting into any of my commands. One bad parameter setting, or input image or mask, and craziness ensues.
1 Sometimes it spills over to other regions.
2 Usually it has a ripple effect (due to jagged, convex or brightness varying edges seeding these variations?).