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Frank Ippolito <[log in to unmask]>
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Thu, 7 Sep 2006 10:26:04 -0400
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yes, experiment with the cursor prefs and notice that whatever setting
you've chosen, you can swap it out for the other choice via the cap
locks key andrew mentioned. that being said, if you are working over a
field of midtone gray, you may lose the cursor whatever the settings.
also a very high res setting on your monitor will make it difficult to
find the bugger.


> Have you checked your settings in Preferences, under Displays &
> Cursors? Maybe somehow you are changing preferences...I know
> sometimes as I work, if I inadvertently hit a key (I haven't figured
> out which one) the Preferences dialog pops up...
> Gail
> On Sep 7, 2006, at 9:02 AM, Linda Feltner wrote:
>> I, too thought it must be a simple answer to something that kept
>> changing even though I couldn't detect when I changed it.
>> My pencil/brush cursor changed from a circle, which matched the
>> size of
>> the brush I was using, to crosshairs that I couldn't see on s
>> creen. In
>> Help, I read that if you use the eyedropper tool on some color, any
>> color, it would change the pencil/brushes from the crosshairs  back to
>> the circle that I COULD see. Apparently it works, but I still don't
>> know how I manage to turn it to crosshairs.
>> (Maybe it was the Caps Lock???, Andrew?)
>> Don't know if that helps,
>> Linda
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>> On Sep 6, 2006, at 8:26 PM, Cindy Shaw wrote:
>>> Howdy all, I just have a silly little Photoshop question.
>>> When I use the line tool, the cursor disappears altogether, and it is
>>> starting to drive me batty. Fiddling with the cursor preferences has
>>> no effect. No problem with the rest of the tools.
>>> Any suggestions?
>>> Thanks,
>>> Cindy


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