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496 Points

Tue, Aug 27, 2013 8:26 PM

Photoshop CC: problem using color picker with text tool

I am finding bugs with text editing in PSCC Mac just trying to use the color picker (in the menu bar) -- sometimes the color picker won't pick up the color; sometimes it picks up the color, but then deletes the text string I've got selected (as if I hit the delete key). Sometimes I cannot position the cursor in the string and use the arrow keys to re-position the cursor. Happens to text also when attempting to use a layer style color overlay.

Video of behavior is here: http://d.pr/v/ly1M

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29 Messages

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496 Points

7 years ago

This and the scrubby slider bug, the inability to set Tracking in the Character palette, and the inability to scale text properly is absolutely killing me this week. I cannot work on .psd files now.

Uninstalled Photoshop CC + Preferences and reinstalled, but the problem is still as bad as ever.

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So far I haven't heard of anyone else having problems with the color picker on the text tool.

Tracking/Scaling is a known issue that we're testing a fix for.

29 Messages

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496 Points

Video of behavior is here: http://d.pr/v/ly1M

29 Messages

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496 Points

What happens at 0:13 (and subsequent places) in the video is the text "deletes" by itself after selecting a new color with the color picker.
• There is no reference in the PS history stack.
• The arrow keys will not reposition the cursor in a text string after this event until PS is restarted
• The phantom-delete behavior is reproducible 100% of the time

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Carl, this problem should be resolved in the latest update of CC, released yesterday.

Thanks,
David

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70 Points

6 days ago

When trying to use the Test Tool in mac photoshop 22.0.1 the color picker can be opened, but choosing a different color does not get picked up by Text Tool which stays dark gray. Is there a fix?

Peter

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70 Points

6 days ago

I have a similar problem with Mac PH 22.0.1. The Text Tool cannot change its color no matter what is selected in the Color Picker. Its menu box just stays gray.