Lightroom 5.7: Brush Issues - Related to Deleting Photos

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For a while now I have been seeing an issue with Lightroom 5.7's brush tool.

I'll import a batch of images into Lr and delete all that aren't any good. Then I apply a general edit and go through and pick the best...and so on. While editing, I notice that the brush tool will not add a brush "point" and no edits show. Restarting Lr clears up the issue. Later, I notice it's not working again; restart, works fine. I have noted this behavior for several months, but I just narrowed the cause down, and was able to reproduce it several times. The culprit: using "Delete From Disk." After randomly deleting a few images, the brush tool doesn't work. Lr must be restarted. Irritating but not a huge thing, at the moment.

Just thought I would let you guys know about this odd behavior.

Thank you,
Benjamin
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And my System Info:

Lightroom version: 5.7 [991162]
License type: Perpetual
Operating system: Windows 7 Business Edition
Version: 6.1 [7601]
Application architecture: x64
System architecture: x64
Logical processor count: 8
Processor speed: 3.4 GHz
Built-in memory: 32739.5 MB
Real memory available to Lightroom: 32739.5 MB
Real memory used by Lightroom: 628.5 MB (1.9%)
Virtual memory used by Lightroom: 615.1 MB
Memory cache size: 0.0 MB
Maximum thread count used by Camera Raw: 4
System DPI setting: 96 DPI
Desktop composition enabled: Yes
Displays: 1) 1920x1080

Application folder: C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.7
Library Path: C:\Users\Benjamin\Pictures\Lightroom\Lightroom 5 Catalog.lrcat
Settings Folder: C:\Users\Benjamin\AppData\Roaming\Adobe\Lightroom

Installed Plugins:
1) Behance
2) Canon Tether Plugin
3) ColorChecker Passport
4) Facebook
5) Flickr
6) Leica Tether Plugin
7) Nikon Tether Plugin

Config.lua flags: None

Adapter #1: Vendor : 10de
Device : fc1
Subsystem : 126919da
Revision : a1
Video Memory : 1990
AudioDeviceIOBlockSize: 1024
AudioDeviceName: Speakers (Realtek High Definition Audio)
AudioDeviceNumberOfChannels: 2
AudioDeviceSampleRate: 44100
Build: Uninitialized
CardID: 4033
Direct2DEnabled: false
GPUDevice: D3D
MaxTexture2DSize: 8192
OGLEnabled: true
Renderer: NVIDIA GeForce GT 640
ShaderModel: 11.1
Vendor: Nvidia
VendorID: 4318
Version: 10de:0fc1:126919da:00a1
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LR 5.7.1 is the current version publically available. The you-have-a-new-version check doesn't find it automatically, I don't think, but you can download it from here:
http://www.adobe.com/downloads/updates/
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Alright, I will give that a go and report back. Thank you.
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Benjamin Root

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Okay, all updated. Same issue...
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Try things with a new test catalog and see if it still happens.
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Benjamin Root

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Created a new Catalog, the issue still occurs. I should also add that trashing the preference file didn't help either. Thank you!
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I want to update that this still occurs with Lightroom CC 2015.
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me too.  same exact problem.  here is a thread on the forums with more detail
https://forums.adobe.com/thread/2082068