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Thu, Dec 3, 2015 2:23 PM

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Photoshop CC 2015.1: Sub-tool reverts back to primary tool in slot every time a new document is open

Photoshop CC 2015.1 Release, Line tool (U) reverts back to Square tool everytime a new document is open. This used to remain on the previous selection (Line Tool). Very annoying with the latest release. Adobe please address.

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5 years ago

Hi Michael,

What OS are you running on?  Are you seeing this all the time?  I've tried Win8.1 and Mac 10.11 but cannot reproduce this.

We'd like to fix it, but will need some more information to do so.

Thanks,
David

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5 years ago

I am also having this problem, it seems to affect every tool that I use. The toolbar always reverts back to the first option for each tool, ie - Healing Brush (J) switches to Spot Healing Brush, Magic Wand (W) switches to Quick Selection tool, etc.

It happens whenever I open a new document, however it only affects tools that are not selected. Ie- if I change both the magic wand tool and the healing brush tool, and have the healing brush selected when I close my document, when I open the new document the healing brush will still be selected but the magic wand will have reverted back to the quick select tool.

I am using Photoshop 2015.1 on Mac OS X 10.10.5

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5 years ago

Sames, Windows and Mac

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We've figured out the trigger and are now looking into this issue.  Thank you for bringing it to our attention and sorry for the inconvenience.

David

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5 years ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Photoshop CC 2015.1: Tools Reset with each launch.

The tools reset everytime, and not only that, as i've mentioned it in a previous post, the Tools windows disappears aaand you must re-enable 'em at Window->Workspace->Essentials/Your customized one

Even if you recover the Workspace, the tools are Reset

"Don't fix what's not broken" ? ^^;;;;;;

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As David states, engineering is looking into a fix. Workaround in the meantime: Uncheck "Show Start Workspace..." in Preferences>General... and restart Photoshop the problem won't occur after that.

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5 years ago

Any update on this? I have the same issue and was hoping it would be resolved with today's Photoshop CC update, but it doesn't appear it has been.

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Wait, there's a photoshop update for today?.. I don't have it in my ACCloud menu

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No, there hasn't been any update for Photoshop in the past few weeks.
Someone got a delayed notice, or confused updates.

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5 years ago

Hi all. I've same problem but it accurs when I use blur gallery.

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5 years ago

Hi all. I've same problem but it accurs when I use blur gallery.

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This should be solved in the 2015.1.2 update released today: http://blogs.adobe.com/crawlspace/201...

Sr. Product Manager, Adobe Digital Imaging

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Unfortunately this is not the case for me.  Deselecting "Show Start Workspace..." in Preferences>General did not help either.

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It is not solved. It's June 2016 and this glitch is making me crazy. 

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5 years ago

This isn't fixed for me. When I switch to the paint bucket tool, then close and reopen Photoshop and press G it goes back to the gradient tool.

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5 years ago

FIXED FOR ME...for now....

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5 years ago

I HAVE THE SAME PROBLEM BACK

Whenever i leave Photoshop with the Wand Tool and the Paint Bucket being there, i press the BRUSH tool just so photoshop remembers the last known tool used..

i close the program (via X or File->Exit) and once i open Photoshop via a PSD file, the tools are there correctly, yes...BUT if i press G or W (PB and MW respectively), THEY REVERT BACK TO THEIR DEFAULT TOOLS (Gradient and the other wand thingy)

THE PROBLEM IS NOT SOLVED!!

Need a video about it?

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5 years ago

DV2 The Fox,

did you see the post/video about the placement order of the tools in a custom Toolbar being directly linked with their default state yet?

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Couple of issues I have with tools/Toolbar:

1. The Move Tool will not stay selected when quitting and restarting Photoshop. Instead the Rectangular Marquee Tool is always active by default. The majority of the time Move Tool is the first tool I use. Granted, this is very specific but surely it's not intentional on your part to force Move Tool to NOT be selected at launch.

2. Direct Select and Path Select will not remember my "All Layers" choice. Every time it sets them back to "Active Layers".

These kinds of "little" problems are really getting old and are just silly at this point. They're compounding and making Photoshop an irritation to use.