paul_zahorosky_4781589's profile

30 Messages

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580 Points

Thu, Mar 14, 2013 8:27 PM

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Photoshop: Disable "Could not use the move tool because no layers are selected." Message

Get rid of the "Could not use the move tool because no layers are selected." message that pops up when you click anywhere with no layer selected. Or, at the very least, make an option to disable this dialog. In an effort to improve the Adobe cross-platform experience, please disable this pop-up message. I actively use Illustrator and Photoshop together literally every day and in Illustrator, you click off of an object to deselect it. If I do the same thing in Photoshop, I get the redundant dialog. I don't need Photoshop to deselect layers when clicking elsewhere on the canvas, but I do need it to stop showing a message every time I click, either on purpose or on accident, without a layer selected. Seriously, if I click and nothing happens, I know it is because I don't have a layer selected - I don't need a stupid window to pop up every single time to tell me no layer is selected.

Please... make it stop. Thank you.

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30 Messages

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580 Points

8 y ago

There was another Photoshop update the other day... with no useful changes. Every time I get an update, I hope that simple things like the "no layers are selected" box will be fixed. Or, at the very least, add a check box to the Preferences so I can turn the dumb thing off.

I can't be the only one who finds this annoying.

30 Messages

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580 Points

8 y ago

I would like to reiterate that I hate this stupid pop-up box. Please allow us to turn the dumb thing off.

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90 Points

8 y ago

I also hate it. I don't remember this in previous versions.

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102 Points

7 y ago

I remember it from previous versions, but it's quite silly indeed.

Other warning dialogs have a "don't show again" checkbox -> this DESPARATELY needs one.

If I can't move because nothing is selected, I will notice when nothing moves. Then I will adjust my selection.

But right now it just pops up whenever I do a wrong click, and then I have to get my hand off the mouse, on to the keyboard and press Enter which disrupts whatever I'm working on.

Or even better, when I'm selecting multiple layers with CMD + click, it will also pop up for whatever reason, because clicking somewhere you're bound to drag a little bit.

30 Messages

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580 Points

7 y ago

I still despise this pop-up box. Please allow us to turn it off!

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80 Points

6 y ago

Ditto. Double-ditto. I have no need of this warning and there ought to be a pro setting that allows disabling such annoying warning messages.

PLEASE.

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102 Points

6 y ago

I google this topic again, and it appears I've reacted once before already!

Please fix this Adobe. It literally can't take much more than an hour to add this to the settings.

26 Messages

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352 Points

6 y ago

Is there anyone from Adobe even reading this ? Does this post count as a logged bug? Because this problem has been here since more than a year. I tried logging a bug in the adobe bugbase, but you can not select photoshop. This is interface UX 101, just put a simple "[ ] Do not show again", and stop bothering users. I get that popup 10 times per hour. It is excessive. And I am fed up already.

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15.3K Points

6 y ago

Yes this is very annoying. I see it a hundred times a day. It disturbs my workflow. Because I use locking layers and layers direct selection by mouse clicking.

This is not only annoying message that I can see. Adobe should revise the system error messages.

http://www.goodui.org/#8

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60 Points

5 y ago

check auto select

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60 Points

4 y ago

I hate this popup so muchhhh, I strongly agree with the above messages, imo a simple grey "x" appearing next to the cursor would be much less disturbing than this damn popup that I get fifty times a day !!!

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70 Points

2 y ago


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104 Points

2 y ago

I'm using Photoshop CS6 and would almost be willing to pay a hundred bucks to get an update that would disable this useless popup box. It's one of the most pointless and annoying popups I've ever seen in any software I've ever used. I DON'T NEED TO BE TOLD THAT NOTHING IS SELECTED.

It's like hitting "a" in a text editor and getting a popup saying: "The letter "a" will now be appear in your document. Click OK."

PLEASE give us the possibility to turn this nonsense message off. 

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4.2K Points

1 y ago

with only 7 votes over 7 years Adobe aint even looking at this in our lifetime.

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70 Points

9 m ago

do like what in this pic