Sometimes when i draw a line a think 2nt line connects the 2 ends of my line to together.

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Here's a video:

Please tell me how to stop this if you know.
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Howdy Gabriel,

What are you using for a mouse or pointing device?  Are you also using a tablet?  Also what does it show under History?  What about additional applications which manage pointing devices or do screen captures.  It kinda looks like Photoshop is receiving a SHIFT+mouse, though I cannot explain the angle...

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I actually have something similar happen once in awhile. It used to happen a lot, so something improved. I'm drawing, I lift my stylus from the tablet, move away, and a line is laid down exactly following my initial movement, and in a completely straight line, despite the fact that I'm hovering well above the tablet.  But it doesn't link ends like this. So when it's linking the ends, are you moving your stylus at all towards the starting point as you lift it? I couldn't quite tell from the video.  If you're using a mouse, ignore everything I'm saying.

I've not found any way to make it stop (using a Wacom Intuos 4), but I have noticed that it's more likely to happen after a lengthy period drawing or with a very complex file. I've also found that quitting and restarting Photoshop does make it go away for a period.

It's a bit too occasional now and random for me to ever be able to pin it down with exactly why it happens, or whether it's Wacom or PS. I've heard other people say the same happens occasionally when they're painting with a Wacom.