Elements: PSE 12 - Problems with space bar/grabber

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Somehow i have done something that prevents me from using the space bar to enable the grabber. I am using Elements 12. It used to work........ Any one have any ideas
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Chris Cox

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We have seen some third party plugins, some utility programs (especially OS settings), and some other applications (Chrome) intercept keyboard shortcuts/commands.
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John Dillon

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I did not add anything
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Chris Cox

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If you haven't added any third party plugins, then you need to check other applications you have open (again, Chrome had a bug like this), and then check your OS settings to see if you have turned on something that uses the spacebar as a shortcut (MacOS does this sometimes for keyboard language switching).
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Silly me. I did what i should have done first. Turned the machine off and then turn it on --works fine.
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That still means that some other application, or an OS setting was grabbing the spacebar events before they got to Photoshop. So this might happen again.