Photoshop: Clone tool freezes keyboard

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Keyboard freezes when using clone tool in Photoshop. This problem plagued me with my previous Mac laptop but recently upgraded to new laptop using Migration Assistant and upgraded to Photoshop 5.1 and I still have the freezing problem. Is there a preference I can delete or some other solution?
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Dan Watts

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Posted 7 years ago

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Brett N, Official Rep

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So you can no longer type after using the Clone Stamp tool? Does that mean that the mouse/trackpad still works?

Even if you switch applications you still cannot use the keyboard?
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PECourtejoie, Champion

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Hello! did you try to reset the crop tool (right-click on the tool preset in the option bar, then select reset tool. Or to re-create our preferences?
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Dan Watts

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Once the keyboard freezes it stays frozen, regardless of what other application I use - Pages, Keynote, any Adobe product. The only thing that has worked is to reboot the machine.

Will try the reset clone tool.

Would appreciate advice on re-creating preferences. Thanks
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Jeffrey Tranberry, Sr. Product Manager, Digital Imaging

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