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Thu, Oct 25, 2018 8:24 AM

Photoshop: Brush tool becomes eye dropper with Wacom stylus, not mouse

just updated photoshop to v20 and discovered that i can not use the brush tool with my wacom stylus CTH-490.

The brush tool is selected and works fine with my mouse but when i use the wacom stylus, it becomes an eyedropper, even though the brush tool is still selected (See attached image)

As far as I can tell, the other tools work properly. But i can not use the brush tool with my stylus. It was working 100% fine before the latest update. 

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2 years ago

What OS? That looks like the Alt/Opt key thinks it is down.

Sr. Product Manager, Adobe Digital Imaging

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running os 10.13.6 on an Imac

I reverted back to CC 2017.1.6 and my wacom stylus works as norrmal

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im having this exact same problem but it started out of nowhere, I didn't install anything or upgrade, I was actually in the middle of a drawing, using the tablet and it suddenly started doing this, what can I do? 

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Same situation here. Tried installing a couple of older versions but still won't fix the problem. Has anyone figured this out yet? Please help!  

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I'm having the exact same problem - using Wacom pen with Photoshop CC 20.0.5, brush tool will suddenly "morph" into eyedropper tool on an intermittent and seemingly random basis (almost always happens when I initially pick up the pen to begin working).  I'm on a Mac running Mojave 10.14.5 and the latest Wacom driver 6.3.35-2.  Mouse works normally with brush.  I have uninstalled and reinstalled the Wacom driver several times to no avail.  Any update on possible solutions as of July 2019?

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ugh me too.  I have to restart my computer every time it happens to fix it.

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Just started happening to me. Happened before installing the PS update so I quit PS and downloaded update. Not working. Anybody??

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I have the same problem!! Please help!