Photoshop: Pen Tool Improvements

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Please think about two things: the Pen Tool and the Line Tool.

I think the Line Tool would be completely unnecessary, when the Pen Tool would allow us to easily change the path thickness, suppress the fill and customize the path heads using diverse arrow head shapes.

If you don't think so, then allow us at least to change the line thickness and its arrow heads even after line creation. And this as well for the Line Tool as also for paths created with the Pen Tool. This would much better fit our workflow.

Thanks, Michael
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»when the Pen Tool would allow us to easily change the path thickness,«
As Paths don’t have a thickness that statement is problematic.

But I think I understand what you mean and kind of agree.
Basically what I would like to see implemented to address this issue is the possibility for the Layer Style Stroke to honor unclosed Paths in Vector Masks on (Solid Color) Layers.
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"As Paths don’t have a thickness that statement is problematic."

Problematic was only my shortened formulation ;-) Of course the path as mathematical curve has no thickness. But similar to Illustrator, we could have a kind of contour. The contour thickness is the "path thickness" I meant. The aim are curves with customizable thickness, customizable arrowheads and suppressible fill.

I also agree with your idea.

Michael