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570 Points

Tue, Jan 21, 2014 7:51 AM

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Photoshop: Backspace key not working with Polygonal and Magnetic Lasso (Windows, 14.2)

Windows 8.1, photoshop cc 14.2: delete in Polygon lasso doesn't work, and esc doesn't answer if i not hold it down 1 sec.

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Official Solution

123 Messages

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2.7K Points

7 years ago

Thanks for the report. I've logged it in the bug database and we are currently investigating.

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174 Points

how's the investigation coming?

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202 Points

Yeah, any indication of progress, or target release date would be welcome.

Official Solution

Adobe Administrator

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15K Messages

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287.5K Points

7 years ago

This issue is fixed in the 14.2.1 update: http://blogs.adobe.com/crawlspace/?p=...

Sr. Product Manager, Adobe Digital Imaging

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72 Points

Jeffrey

Although this may feel like an achievement Adobe now having fixed the issue, it is not. This should not be happening in the 1st place. These are basic tool functionalities in these expensive software packages.

This fix took far too long for Adobe to rectify. One other frustrating thing that appears to have happened is now the contact sheet feature has been removed from Bridge - why! It was hugely useful feature.

When you buy a new car, they don't sell them without doors, and then say they will get them to you in a few weeks time.

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122 Points

7 years ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled
Polygonal Lasso Tool Seletion Issue HELP!.


Since I've taken the last update of Photoshop CC I have been having to deal with the Polygonal Lasso tool not working properly. Normally you can deselect points or back-up in mid-selection using the delete key. All of the sudden my delete key is useless for this? Anyone else having these problems? Help! I miss my delete key!

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3.6K Points

7 years ago

On my windows 7 machine, with Photoshop CC 14.2, I have the same issue.
Extremely frustrating.
Backspace no longer removes the previous Lasso point. And I have to hold Escape or press it several times to cancel my current lasso.

Using the Lasso Tool just got much much worse.

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92 Points

7 years ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled
Dysfunctional keyboard shortcuts: Magnetic Lasso Anchor Points.


Hi there,

I've been getting a strange problem with my magnetic lasso tool and I suspect it is a bug from the last update on 16/01/2014. The problem is that I cannot remove anchor points at all whilst using the tool, I've tried both backpsace and delete and everything else it might logically (or should) be.

I'd be greatly pleased if someone could reply or offer possible solutions :).

2 Messages

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92 Points

7 years ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled
Why we can't make backpace shorcut anymore with polygonal lasso tool on Photoshop CC ?.


The polygonal lasso tool doesn't work as usual on photoshop CC since the last update. We can't make a backspace shortcut to redefine the last point of the selection.

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60 Points

7 years ago

also effecting magnetic lasso, del key does not work....
does anyone know how to reverse update without reinstall photoshop?

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160 Points

7 years ago

In addition to the backspace (or delete) keys not working with the polygon lasso tool, you can no longer press to terminate the selection process. My productivity just went down about 300%. Hope these issues are fixed immediately (or sooner).

See the "FIX" noted below.

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132 Points

7 years ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled
Photoshop Lasso selection tool using delete or backspace to remove nodes is broken in the latest version. 14.2 x64.


Lasso selection will not recurse the selection with the delete key nor the backspace key since the latest update. Version 4.12 x64.

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570 Points

7 years ago

And very often when i use polygon lasso and use space to move the pic it suddenly have been another new point, like i clicked

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60 Points

7 years ago

Zomming with ctrl+/- (while using the polygon lasso) doesn't work either with 14.2 x64

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294 Points

7 years ago

Doesn't workkk, ESC, BACKSPACE, DELETE keys..
Please fix this.

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64 Points

7 years ago

Same here: have to double-click ESC for it to release the Magnetic Lasso. Delete and Backspace have absolutely no effect. Should we get one point in the wrong place we have to start over. Not happy.

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82 Points

7 years ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled
Undoing last Point with Backspace while i using the polygon lasso tool don't work.


Hello, i used the "polygon lasso tool" (very often) and want to undo the last point with the Backspace key but nothing happen. My Keyboard is ok, Keyboardlanguage is ok too. I have tested it. I try this very often and it won't work. I use the latest version of Photoshop via Creative Cloud. The problem appeared after the last update. Are there any tricks to get rid of the problem?

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60 Points

7 years ago

Hi Jeanne,

Is there any update on this as i'm having the same problem with the backspace or delete keys not working with the polygon lasso tool! any update would be appreciated.