Photoshop: Tool shortcuts stop working

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For the past 2 weeks I have had a problem where tools suddenly stop working. I use key commands to select which I tool I want, then after a certain amount of time the key commands stop working. Each time I have to restart PS which sorts out the issue, but it's getting annoying. Has anyone else had this issue?
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Richard Brown

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Rosa

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Hi Richard,

I too have had a few issues with some of my tools where they've stopped working (which I've not had before) but I just go to the tool and reset it and it usually fixes my problem. Once I've had to restart PS because I couldn't get the Dodge tool to do its thing and it worked after the restart.

Rosa
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Jeffrey Tranberry, Sr. Product Manager, Digital Imaging

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Hi Richard, what OS are you on? Is it only the shortcut to activate the tool that stops working? Or do the tools themselves not work?