Photoshop: Unable to see text when I type with the text tool

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Randy Darst

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Chris Cox

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What specific product are you using?

Have you installed all the updates?

Have you reset the type tool?
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Randy Darst

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I am using photoshop.
Not sure about any updates
How do I reset the type tool?
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Jeffrey Tranberry, Sr. Product Manager, Digital Imaging

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Also, make sure Photoshop is up to date as Chris suggests:

Keeping Photoshop Up-To-Date: http://adobe.ly/PS-Up-To-Date
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Jeffrey Tranberry, Sr. Product Manager, Digital Imaging

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Try resetting the text tool by right-clicking (windows) or control clicking on the tool preset icon in the tool options bar:

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Ida Van Os

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Thank you! This worked like a charm! I can work again.
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Naseer Anwar

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tnx alots sir it solved my problem
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Jacob Esposito

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That helped me as well! Thank you.
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Josephine White

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OMG THIS WORKED FOR ME 7 YEARS LATER SO HAPPY
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Bharat Jangid

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worked for me
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Chris Henry

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just what the doctor ordered...worked like a charm!!!
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I have the same problem, but resetting the Type tool does not work for me. I have used the Type tool numerous times before, and it has worked well. For some reason on this file, when I attempt to add text, it appears to be echoing the letters in miniscule text. Have checked the font size (30) and the resolution under preferences (reasonable), and have reset the Type tool numerous times.

Can someone help?

Thanks much!