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Problem with Photoshop 5.0 LE brushes

by marla9 / January 27, 2008 7:42 AM PST

I'm using Windows XP and Photoshop 5.0 LE. All was working well. I turned off my computer for a few hours. When I went back to work on my Photoshop project, the brushes would not show as brushes, when I tried to work with them. They show as cross hairs when I use the clone tool, or as the pencil when I use that tool. My Cap Lock is not on. Please let me know how I can get my brushes to show again.
Thanks

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I faced the same
by sweetysbl / February 11, 2008 5:58 PM PST
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by marla9 / February 13, 2008 9:26 AM PST
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Thanks for your reply. I found out how to fix my problem and hope this may be of help to anyone who may experience the same thing.

In Photoshop, I went to File, then Preferences, then Display and Cursors. I put a check mark in the Brush size box. That's all it took. I don't know how the box got unchecked to begin with, but am now happily editting my pictures once again.

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by taboma / March 10, 2008 5:04 PM PDT
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marla9, Try both views. After a while you will get used to them both.
Like you, I prefer the pixle size image v/s a cross hair all the time. That way, you know exactly where your retouching is on the file and it is much easier to follow.
When Adobe Photoshop starts to act whacky. I restart the program. Fixes a lot of software problems. Goes for a number of programs. Quark in particular.
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