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Command + k (Mac) will open the preferences panel in Photoshop and


On 9/7/06 9:51 AM, "Gail W. Guth" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> 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