Photoshop CC 2018: I am not able to define the size of my brush with my wacom pen

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Just updated my Photoshop to Photoshop CC18 and now I am not able to define the size of my brush with my wacom pen. Using the right mouse key + ALT , it works as it is used to be but using the pen + ALT (using the button as right mouse key) I only can choose a colour. Can anyone help me ?
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Angelina Brueckner

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Ok I found a solution for Photoshop. Create a file named  "PSUserConfig.txt" and this file add the line "UseSystemStylus 0" (without the quotes). Then copy this file to 
C:\Users\<your username>\AppData\Roaming\Adobe\Adobe Photoshop CC 2018\Adobe Photoshop CC 2018 Settings. 


Finally in the Wacom drivers create a profile for Photoshop (if you haven't already) and then go to "Mappings" and uncheck the "Use Windows Ink" checkbox. 

These changes will make PhotoShop use a different API for accessing the stylus (WinTab instead of Windows Ink) and with these changes I managed to get both pressure sensitivity and my pen+ALT functionality restored
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Angel Ovando Arellano

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It works but now I don't have Pressure Sensitivity :(
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Yasser Mohamed Hafez

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thanks so so much , it worked for me i don't know how to thank you
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Peu Dias

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Didn't even needed to create that file,just disabling the Windows Ink solved for me.
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Peu Dias, I think you forgot that disabling Windows Ink also disables proper pressure sensitivity for the pen. At least it does for me. So that is not a solution for the issue.
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Jordan Kaly Rakotondrasoa

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Love you <3