Camera Raw 8.4.1 No Preview Check Box and Clone/Heal broken

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I just switched computers and installed Photoshop/Bridge CC and Camera Raw 8.4.1 on Windows 8.1. In Camera Raw, the preview check box has disappeared, and I don't see a way of toggling quickly between full before and after views, just split screen options. Also, the heal/clone tool doesn't work. It fails to cover anything even when set at 100% opacity. My laptop still has Camera Raw 8.3, which still has the preview check box and the clone/heal tool works.
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Wanderlens

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Wanderlens

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I just updated to Camera Raw 8.5, and they've added a preview toggle, but the clone/heal tool still doesn't work.
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Eric Chan, Camera Raw Engineer

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What does "clone/heal tool doesn't work" mean, precisely?
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Wanderlens

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It wasn't covering over things, regardless of feather and opacity settings. The sliders had no impact. But after I reinstalled, it's working again.
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Thanks for following up on this.
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Wanderlens

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On the Preview issue, is there a way to preview/toggle the difference from all the combined changes in addition to the changes from the tab you're working on?
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Eric Chan, Camera Raw Engineer

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Yes: press the Swap button (among the 4 icons in the bottom-right, it's the 2nd from the left). Or press the P key.

My friend and colleague Max Wendt has created a nice video explaining the new Preview feature in ACR which covers these topics. You may find it helpful:

http://lensvid.com/photo-editing/a-lo...