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Tue, Oct 7, 2014 3:55 PM

Photoshop locks up when dealing with the type tool.

Photoshop cc 2014 locks up when dealing with the type tool.

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6 years ago

Hi Daniel,

Can you give some more information about the problem you're having with the Type Tool?  What OS are you running?  Do you have the problem with all files or a particular one?  How many fonts do you have on your system? 

You might want to try running through these steps in case you have a corrupt cache: http://helpx.adobe.com/photoshop/kb/troubleshoot-fonts-photoshop-cs5.html

Thanks,
David

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6 years ago

I too am having this problem since the update on October 6. If I try to use the type tool it locks up Photoshop. I have to kill it in the task manager to get out of the program. Super aggravated. I am running Windows 7 and have never had any problems before. The only time it doesn't freak out is if it is a brand new blank document. Every other file I have tried to type on has locked up though.

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Hi April,

Have you tried running through the steps laid out in the link I posted?  I'm curious whether or not those steps can solve the problem.

Thanks,
David

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Yes I have tried all of them that are applicable to the PC. At first it none of it helped. In the last minute or so I tired messing with the Font preview options again and for the time being that seems to have helped to we'll see. Thanks for your quick response.

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I take it back. It allowed me to type a little bit but when I went back to change the color it locked up again.

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Hi April,

Did you recently add some new fonts?  If turning off previews helped, it's quite likely that you have a badly-formatted or corrupted font.  This is particularly common with third-party web-fonts.

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I haven't added any new fonts in the last couple of months. I use photoshop everyday almost and this only happened after the new version came out on the 6th I don't think that is a coincidence.