Photoshop: Brush size shortcuts on Liquify dialog don ́t work with foreign keyboards

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I reported this bug during the CS5 beta: When using a foreign keyboard (Spanish), the [ and ] keyboard shortcuts for changing brush size have to be re-mapped, because the [ and ] shortcuts don ́t work on Spanish keybords. After doing that, on the Liquify Filter dialog window, the newly re-mapped shortcuts for brush size don ́t work (the native [ and ] shortcuts don ́t work either). The only way to change brush size is by using the Brush Size slider, which slows down the workflow considerably.


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Posted 8 years ago

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David, Official Rep

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Thank you for reporting this issue. The problem you're experiencing with Liquify is because it's an external component and therefore, unlike the regular brush shortcuts, neither customizable nor localizable. This is something that we hope to be able to resolve in a future release.
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8 years later: hope dies last
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David, in the French version, the default Brush resize shortcuts does not work in Liquify: $ downsizes, instead of increasing the size, and ù has no function. It works as expected in select and mask. No resize shortcuts in Camera raw, and the helps page lists the us shortcuts...[ and ]
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Sabrina Rothe

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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled brush size shortcuts not consistent in liquify.

Photoshop CC 2019 has the same bug as for years: In the German version there are shortcuts for enlarging and reducing tool tips. ( # and ')In the Liquefy module enlarging does not work. Instead, it is always decreasing in size. Very annoying...
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Next Version 2020, but the bug still exists. Really crazy this 8 yoear old bug! Inacceptable!!

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vickis saide

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I am having the same problem!!!!!!! My keyboard is in Spanish and I've tried all the shortcuts for changing de size of my brush in the liquify effect and its impossible, I have to do it manually