Photoshop: Fill pattern not working

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I am able to define a pattern

..when i go to fill a layer- I select the pattern, click the settings and hit ok- the loading bar pops up-then nothing, like it never happened. its still a blank layer.

Yes, I have the whole page selected. It's not working with script patterns eiter IE: brick.

 

Ive tried reinstalling and restarting. Also purging.

 

It worked fine last night, im not sure what the issue is. I did have to force close PS once, could that have messed it up?
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Laura Cherry

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christoph pfaffenbichler, Champion

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Can you create a Pattern Layer (Layer > New Fill Layer > Pattern)? 
Could you please post screenshots taken at View > 100% and with the pertinent Panels (Layers, Channels, Options Bar, ...) visible? (one with the Fill dialog still open and one of the result)

What have you done for trouble-shooting aside from reinstalling so far? 

Restoring Preferences after making sure all customized presets like Actions, Patterns, Brushes etc. have been saved might be a good starting point:

https://helpx.adobe.com/photoshop/kb/basic-trouble-shooting-steps.html

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Paddy Boocock

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Probably a silly question, but when you add a fill layer, you get two dialogs, the first allows you to set mode and opacity and the second presents pattern selection - have you checked that mode is set to normal and opacity set > 0% in the first dialogue?