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Photoshop: My brush cursor looks broken at certain zoom levels in Photoshop on Windows (XP, Vista, Windows 7).

The cursor doesn't draw the whole circle of my brush cursor. Help! Here's what I'm seeing:

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10 years ago

The cursor is drawn using OpenGL and your video card. The driver for your particular video card is likely out-of-date.

Go directly to your card manufacturer's website to obtain the latest driver for your video card:

nVidia Website

AMD/ATI Website

Additional Information:

GPU and OpenGL support | Photoshop CS4, CS5

Sr. Product Manager, Adobe Digital Imaging

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Thanks Jeffrey works well and I will buy the upgrade!

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9 years ago

I have a really, really annoying problem with my photoshop cs5 version.

I do not know why it happens or how to reproduce it, but sometimes(quite often, like 15-20 times a day) when I go to photoshop, the work area will not update. It acts as if it's a flat image. When selecting the marquee tool and dragging, I can see in the in info window that a selection is being made, but I can not see any marking being made in the work area/canvas. When showing/hiding layers nothing happens, it's not possible to see any changes whatever tool I use.

When closing the program and opening the psd again it works. I work in many other programs and this more or less only happen when I have been in another program and tab back in to photoshop again. Found this reporting site because I was trying to find some way to update photoshop.



Br,
Ola

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled
Photoshop: Document window/image doesn't update to show changes.

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Update your video card drivers. It should fix the issue.

Sr. Product Manager, Adobe Digital Imaging

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Seems to work now. Thanks

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9 years ago

I am unable to see the circle at the end of my cursor when using tools such as burn, history brush. Small size I can but if I increase the size of the tool I loose the circle and only get a small part. This ius making it impossible to use CS5 effectively.

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled
lost circles.

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There's also a topic on Cursor bugs in MacOS that can cause similar problems.

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9 years ago

Wonderful thanks for all the help working great now

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8 years ago

I use windows xp, Just upgraded to CS 6, having problems with clone tool, history brush,and any brush, whenever I want to enlarge it, it goes to a half moon then all but disappears, I have clicked reset all tools, I have also deleted the preference/setting files when I started it up... still nothing, does anyone else have this problem, will I need to end up taking off my CS 6 and reloading it?? any suggestions would help, been a Photoshop user for over 10 years and have never had this kind of problem!! thanks!!

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled
Problems with Brushes and Clone tool with version CS 6.