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Thu, Nov 19, 2020 5:35 PM

Photoshop: No red preview when changing brush size

I've just downloaded the new photoshop update (22.01) and I noticed there is no classic red area when you change Brush size and feathering (when using keyboard shortcut OPTION+CONTROL). 

it is quite frustrating

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Adobe Administrator

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4 m ago

Thanks for reporting this issue. This issue was fixed in 22.1.1 which released late last night.

Sr. Product Manager, Adobe Digital Imaging

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When I  go to my Creative Cloud app I do not see 12.1.1. I have 12.1.0 and it says I'm up to date. Running Catalina on Mac desktop.

Adobe Administrator

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Did you try going to Help > Check for Updates... from the Creative Cloud desktop app?

Sr. Product Manager, Adobe Digital Imaging

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Ahhh... That did it. It showed an Illustrator this morning but didn't see the others until using the help menu. Updating now. Thanks

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It's not showing up for me even after I hit the check for updates in the help menu.  This is driving me bat Sh*# Crazy!

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You don't say what OS you are running. If Win 10, close all your Adobe apps and then reset the Adobe CC app by opening it up and typing Ctrl+Alt+R. This will reset Adobe CC and all of its supporting functions. That may get the update to appear.

For the Mac, the key sequence is Cmd+Opt+R.

Hope this helps.

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@wkill6816 - Make sure Use Graphics Processor is enabled. It won't show if that's unchecked.

Sr. Product Manager, Adobe Digital Imaging

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222 Points

Upgrade to PSD 21.1.1 and runs fine now. I see again the red dot with I change Brush size and feathering (when using keyboard shortcut OPTION+CONTROL)

Thanks Adobe!!! RUNS FINE again!!

MacBook Pro 16 - 64 Gb RAM

2,3 GHz Intel Core i9 (8 cuore)

Catalina 10.15.7

AMD Radeon Pro 5500M 8 GB

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I am running Big Sur.  Just updated my OS about two weeks ago.  I tried the CMD+OPT+R and no 22.1.1 version has shown up.   I have the GPU check as well.

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60 Points

The red overlay preview has been fixed, but the tool's function is still incorrect. Controls should include brush SIZE and brush HARDNESS – HARDNESS has been replaced by OPACITY, which is completely useless, as opacity can already be effortlessly controlled using the number keys. Interactive control over brush HARDNESS is essential. I have not been able to find a setting or preference to change this feature.

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160 Points

Preferences/Tools/ Vary Round Brush Hardness based on HUD vertical movement. Check this box and it will fix your brush to work the way you and everybody else (IMHO) work prefer it to work.

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I have updated to Ps 22.1.1 running on win10 20H2, OS Build 19042.685. The red preview works correctly for me; adjusting brush Hardness and and Size as expected. Opacity can be set with the number keys or in the UI as before.

Andor's answer is the correct one, this behavior can be changed in the Tools preferences.

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@JeffreyTranberry 

You say fixed. I disagree. 50% fixed maybe. 
The red preview has returned but only for legacy brushes, yet for all my bought custom brushes the problem still persists. No red preview for size/hardness. 


Very annoying. 

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@JeffreyTranberry I've actually never been able to get the red brush preview function to work in PS. I'm running Big Sur (v. 11.2.2) and I remain current with my PS updates (now 22.3.0 - but it hasn't worked for me in several versions). I'm running an iMac with a 5K Retina display, 2016 version.

I've tried to see if one of my preferences isn't set correctly, but everything seems fine - and I've changed them all one way or another, but still no red cursor (w/ info) when changing brush size. I used to be able to see it, but ... not for a long time. 

Maybe I'm changing the brush size the wrong way? I typicall use the bracket keys. I'm at a loss here.

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I should be more specific. I use a Wacom pad and, yes, know to hold down the control and option keys with the brush tool to invoke the HUD (just learned the name today). In my case, the red brush preview doesn't work - I just get the round unfilled circle. In addition, only brush size and opacity appear - each controlled separately by dragging the cursor up/down or side to side - but not hardness. Maybe this issue is related to the issue with Select and Mask not working for me. 

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@JeffreyTranberry  Hola Tengo actualizado PS a la versión 22.3.1 se solucionó problema con herramienta RECORTAR (C), antes se congelaba el software. Pero sigue con problema la previsualización de pincel en COLOR ROJO.. Es muy molesto. Activados procesador gráfico, herramientas ... VERTICAL ... HUD... sin solución. Quiero mi versión PS 2014 que no fallaba por favor!!!

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@JeffreyTranberry Hola Tengo actualizado PS a la versión 22.3.1 se solucionó problema con herramienta RECORTAR (C), antes se congelaba el software. Pero sigue con problema la previsualización de pincel en COLOR ROJO.. Es muy molesto. Activados procesador gráfico, herramientas ... VERTICAL ... HUD... sin solución. Quiero mi versión PS 2014 que no fallaba por favor!!!

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6 m ago

Bonjour, dans cette mise à jour PS 22.0.1 sur macOS 10.15.7 de ce jour, lorsqu'on modifie la taille d'un pinceau, la représentation colorée et de la dureté du pinceau n'est plus présente, alors que dans les précédente versions, nous demandions que celle-ci le soit pour tous les type de pinceau, on dirait une correction faite à l'envers ! Merci de contrôler et si possible de nous rendre cette fonction très pratique car visuelle.

J'ai aussi essayé de faire un reset de paramètre de lancement de PS, mais aucune différence ce bug est toujours présent.

Note: This comment was created from a merged conversation originally titled PS 22.0.1 Taille du pinceau, il n'y a plu de représentation de couleur pour la taille et la dureté du pinceau

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Just update to 22.0.1 on W10 and I confirm the problem. It was working on 22.0.0 and it is not working anymore

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Après la dernière mise à jour du 03.12.2020, ce problème n'ai pas réglé, c'est fort ennuyeux !

Merci de revoir ce fonctionnement le plus rapidement possible, ça ne fait pas très sérieux de ne pas traiter ce problème récurant depuis plusieurs versions.

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Bonjour, oui, c'est un bug connu, je vais coller cette discussion à la principale sur le sujet

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6 m ago

Alt+clic droit la couleur rouge de la dureté ne s'affiche plus lors du glissé, l'anneau d'échantillonnage de la pipette a disparu et dans l'outil trait l'option Pixel reste grisé. 

Note: This comment was created from a merged conversation originally titled Bug version 22.0.1

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100 Points

même soucis. 

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90 Points

6 m ago

brush size and hardness overlay don''t show in release 22.0.1. Release 22.0.0 works fine.

Note: This comment was created from a merged conversation originally titled brush size and hardness overlay in 22.0.1

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102 Points

Yep, I can confirm that... tried everything and the red hardness overlay still not showing.

Also, for healing brush if you resize it using 'alt + right click + mouse drag' it doesn't display as the new brush (if you changed the angle and roundness), it displays as the default brush (the default round one).

I just went back for now to version 22.0.0 where everything works.

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120 Points

ja, bei mir wird sie auch nicht angezeigt

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4K Points

I'm experiencing this issue too - just updated from 22.0.0 to 22.0.1, and the red overlay for size and hardness is gone. Please fix it!

(I'm using Windows 10, and my "Use graphics processor" checkbox in Prefs/Performance is ticked)

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256 Points

Same problem, in version 22.0.1 brush red hardness overlay not showing. 

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90 Points

same problem for me!

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106 Points

Same problem, in version 22.0.1

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96 Points

6 m ago

Photoshop no longer shows the red overlay preview while adjusting hardness and size by holding alt + right click.

Tried:

Turning off & on the "Use Graphics Processor" 

Uninstalled & Reinstalled photoshop

Resetting my preference

Note: This comment was created from a merged conversation originally titled Brush Preview Overlay is gone in Photoshop v22.0.1

KingX

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594 Points

After installing the new update to Photoshop 22.0.1 the brush size and the hardness (alt - right click and drag mouse) are no longer displayed (the GPU is active). The brush modifications are OK but not displayed !!!!!

After going back to 22.0.0 and it worked again.

Please check and solve the issue. 

Note: This comment was created from a merged conversation originally titled Photoshop 22.0.1: Brush size and hardness not displayed

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Was just about to post this bug, so i can confirm. I never knew how dependent i was on the overlay until it disappeared. Its absence is really affecting my workflow and speed.

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Having the same issue

KingX

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I have the same issue here

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Yes, same issue here. Another thread on the same subject, just in case someone wants to merge them:

https://feedback.photoshop.com/conversations/photoshop/brush-size-and-hardness-overlay-in-2201/5fb4c167762a722b89c6143b

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62 Points

Here the same problem :(

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256 Points

Same problem in photoshop 22.0.1

Brush size and Hardness overlay (red), not showing...annoying 

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60 Points

I'm also having this issue. Super frustrating. I haven't been able to troubleshoot it. 

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256 Points

Also, when you press opt (mac), it doesn't show the sample ring for choosing the color...problem

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112 Points

Same problem here!
Feel free to fix, smart hacking-humans at Adobe!

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90 Points

same problem for me!!!

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same issue for me!!!!!!

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same problem!!! Help! They do one thing but break another!

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SAME! impossible to work !!!

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590 Points

I have the same issue. Hope it will be fixed soon.

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82 Points

Same Issue.

Please fix this and let us know.

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240 Points

I have the same problem (Mac OS)

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122 Points

Same problem here, on 4 different Windows 10 PCs.

It appeared with the last update to

Adobe Photoshop Version: 22.0.1 20201106.r.73 

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Same Problem with new update

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same for me. hope it will be fixed soon

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206 Points

Same issue here. Running Windows 10 with GPU enabled.

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90 Points

Same here, impossible to paint, Blinded Art from now on until Adobe solve this issue.

I hope that issue has nothing to do with "Brush preview windows doesn't display" as its discontinued from now on

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72 Points

6 m ago

I just installed the update and the brush hardness red indicator and the color picker wheel do not show up.

Note: This comment was created from a merged conversation originally titled Photoshop v22.0.1 HUD visibility

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6 m ago

Desde la última actualización ha desaparecido la previsualización del pincel (Rojo) que permitía ver la dureza del pincel. Además han desaparecido los pinceles mezcladores que tenía.

Note: This comment was created from a merged conversation originally titled Previsualizacion pincel rojo

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A mí me ocurre lo mismo. Tengo w10 actualizado a la última versión también.

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6 m ago

I have the same issue on a Windows machine.

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I tried to restart all the preferences form start but nothing happen 😕

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Same. I just went back to the previous version and will wait until Adobe fixes the issue.

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Could you tell me how do it? I’ve never did a downgrade until now 

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6 m ago

Open your Adobe CC app, click on the ellipses next to the Open button for Photoshop. Click the Other versions, and Install for the Photoshop (22.0) version. The app will take care of the rest.

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Here's a screen grab...

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6 m ago

VARY ROUD BRUSH HARDNESS BASED ON HUD VERTICAL MOVEMENT works but without the red visual cue on 22.0.1 and Big Sur.

Note: This comment was created from a merged conversation originally titled HUD VERTICAL MOVEMENT

Adobe Administrator

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6 m ago

Engineering is investigating this issue.

Sr. Product Manager, Adobe Digital Imaging

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Thank you so much Jeffrey and Adobe team too; I appreciate your fast answer :)

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I am having the same issue. The only changes to my PC between the time it last worked and today was upgrading Malwarebytes.

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I'm experiencing this issue too - just updated from 22.0.0 to 22.0.1, and the red overlay for size and hardness is gone

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@JeffreyTranberry thank you! Just spent too much time, including reseting my preferences, to fix this.

FWIW, the Preview Color option is still showing in cursor preferences.

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@JeffreyTranberry  8 days and no fix ?

Blues is just a good man feelin bad 

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No stress. It is better that the troubleshooting takes a little longer and works than that something is programmed quickly and causes problems again afterwards.

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same issue here, amongst others, following the update.

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Please.  any idea when this will get fixed?

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It's been almost 3 weeks, what's going on?

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@JeffreyTranberry is this a joke today was a new update and you still haven't done it i need red overlay size and hardness back.

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@JeffreyTranberry in new update Ps have still problem, red overlay, lag and more. This is a problem for my workflow...almost one month.

Thank you

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@JeffreyTranberry  Just updated to the new version 22.1.0 on Windows and the bug is still there! It's really frustrating and I'm planning to roll back to the CC2020...

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@JeffreyTranberry in the lastest Version 22.1. PS still does not show the brush preview. System is Big Sur, latest. Vega Pro II Duo. Made a clean system install and cloud install.

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adobe help us please!

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same thing here... 22.1.0 - Big Sur

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Following... having the same issue on dell 9500 

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Why there is no changes in this siruation? I have to use previous version of Ps :( Just update and nothing

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Annoying bug is annoying. The red brush overlay does show up when you use liquify tho. 

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frustrating issue, to say thee least

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I rolled back to 22.0.0 and the overlay is back for the Paintbrush.  Just click on the three dots next to Photoshop in Creative Cloud Desktop.  Choose "other versions" and click on 22.0.0.  You'll get a prompt now that a "New Version" is available for Photoshop once you do that, obviously.  But at least the overlay is back and working correctly.

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Thank you Jon. I did and it's working.
But with some casualties... like my work space and a couple of plugins...

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same.

22.1, Win 10

My forum-post must at least have 20 characters.

And why is that? Please Adobe write me a handwritten letter - I will send you my postal adress if you email me. The letter must at least have 253 characters.

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@JeffreyTranberry Two months, two updates, and still no functional HUD.

Can somebody PLEASE at least bring us up to date on progress.

It really would be greatly appreciated.

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@JeffreyTranberry 2 months and we are all eagerly waiting some sort of a fix. I understand we are at the mercy of Adobe but for those of us who are in photoshop full time, this is getting ridiculous. Numerous updates and still no resolution.

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Yeah what is up with this??

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please please fix this - it's a real hardcore disruption in work flow....!!

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I am also experiencing the same issue.  Using Alienware Laptop.  It certainly makes working a challenge.  Like most of you, I understand it takes time to make fixes, but this one should be a quickie since it was working before.  It's not creating new code, it's fixing something that was broken.  @JeffreyTranberry, can you please provide an update?  Thank you!

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60 Points

Had the same problem. Now fixed with todays update v 22.1.1.

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Thank you for the fix.  22.1.1  We needed this.  :)

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6 m ago

Resizing brush red Visual representation with ALT key has been disappeared after the very last update.

usually, this feature is activated by activating the Graphics processing setting in the performance preferences.

Although it has been activated and the graphics drivers updated, it is still hidden. 

notice that some other features in photoshop depend on graphics processing OpenGL still works fine like the rotate view tool.

I was working fine before the last photoshop update.

Windows 10 Enterprise 64Bit version 20H2 OS Build 19042.630

OpenGL Version: 4.6.0 - Build 27.20.100.8281

Graphics Card Intel HD Graphics 520 version. 27.20.100.8281

AMD Graphics card Radeon Adrenalin 2020 edition 20.11.1 

Photoshop 2021 Release 22.0.1

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Same problem here on mac Catalina or Big Sure.
Red visual representation has disappeared.

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222 Points

Same Problem here!!

The same here!!!

My PSD Do not show color picker on the pointer (whit the command cmd+alt+ctrl and click)) and the size and the transparency (red dot) 

It's impossible to draw and colorize illustrations with this issue...

Please, I don't finish my work with this issues!!! what's happened!!!

I change the preferences render target graphics and do not solve the issue

Please solve this! 

THANKS IN ADVANCE

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Catalina 10.15.7

Mac Book Pro 16'' i9

Photoshop 22.0.1

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I have also just posted the same problem as well. Appeared out of the blue.

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6 m ago

Suddenly out of the blue my HUD brush size/hardness adjustment has no colour fill. It shows nothing but a thin black circular outline. I am using the standard general brush set. When I hold down the Option & Control keys (Mac) I get a simple circular brush outline. It changes size with sideways cursor movement but with only an outline I cannot see hardness. The little read out box beside the circle shows that hardness is changing with vertical movement and the resulting brush is changed as it should be but it is not visible in HUD mode without a colour fill. My brush cursor is set in preferences to Normal. The HUD fill is set in preferences to the default red.
The problem occurs with both mouse and Wacom. It occurs in all all Image modes and in 8 and 16 bit. It is persistent through both Photoshop re-start and system re-start.


It has worked perfectly in this current version of photoshop until today. I have not changed any settings in preferences prior to this occurring.  I have searched through all the relevant settings and I can see nothing amiss.  I not aware of anything else having been changed that might trigger this.

I have not yet tried a full re-install until I am sure there is no other option.

iMac (Retina 5K, 27-inch, 2019)

3,7 GHz Intel Core i5

32 GB 2667 MHz DDR4

Radeon Pro 580X 8 GB

Note: This comment was created from a merged conversation originally titled HUD BRUSH SIZE HAS NO COLOUR FILL

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I have the identical issue.

This occurs on both my computers (2017 iMac, Big Sur, and 2010 MacPro, Mojave).

I am familiar with another user having the same experience.

Brush preview works normally in Photoshop 2020. In the preferences for version 2021 there are still choices for color of the brush preview in the Cursors section, and a checkbox for HUD movement in the Tools section.

This leads me to believe there is simply a bug causing the preview to not appear when using version 22.0.1.

Anyone else out there having this problem? I have not seen any online response from Adobe regarding this issue.

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HI Larry

First, thank you for pointing out that it does not occur in 2020. I am kicking myself for not thinking of that! It's still on my system and, as you say, the HUD works fine!

I am quite happy to go back to 2020, as for my type of work (compositing) the 2021 improvement are, for the most part, more in the nature of Bells & Whistles. I'll exchange the neural filters for a working HUD any day.

Since it is now clearly version specific I agree with you this does look bug like. What I find odd is that it appeared out of the blue from one moment to the next. 2021 worked fine until yesterday. Does Adobe do automatic minor updates in background?

So like Larry I am keen to know if we are lone sufferers. Any one else suffering this?

Now an ignorant question: How do I report a suspected bug to Adobe?  Is there a specified way of doing this?

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I have the exact problem, it started after the latest update. I came here looking for a solution. 

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It's looking increasingly bug like. The only solution at the moment seems to be go back to CS 2020 for general work until this is sorted.

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6 m ago

After updating to CC 2021 on my iMac the brush preview (ctrl+option click and drag) no longer appears, even after resetting the color and restarting multiple times. Is there a fix or an update? As of posting I'm running the latest version of CC. (iMac 2017 - Mojave)

Note: This comment was created from a merged conversation originally titled Brush Preview error

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I have the identical issue.

This occurs on both my computers (2017 iMac, Big Sur, and 2010 MacPro, Mojave).

I am familiar with another user having the same experience.

Brush preview works normally in Photoshop 2020. In the preferences for version 2021 there are still choices for color of the brush preview in the Cursors section, and a checkbox for HUD movement in the Tools section.

This leads me to believe there is simply a bug causing the preview to not appear when using version 22.0.1.

Anyone else out there having this problem? I have not seen any online response from Adobe regarding this issue.

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148 Points

it is a known problem and adobe is working on it

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6 m ago

Pushing back to the last version 21.0.0 until Adobe gets around to fixing it.