Text tool, text disappears and/or will not go above 72pt

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Adobe Photoshop CC 2015. Whenever I am using the text tool, the text will disappear during editing. COMPLETELY VANISH like if it deleted itself, it is NOT included in the undo history! it is AS IF I NEVER used the tool in the first place! Google ONLY shows results for this on Mac computer, I am on Windows. Windows 7. there was NOTHING regarding this on Windows Machines period!

also text tool font size DOES NOT climb over 72pt!!! the "other" option it ALWAYS grayed out. I have NEVER seen it as an option that is usable. and if I bring up the text options window where I set orientation and stuff, IT DOESN'T MATTER what number I type into the text size option, it ALWAYS reverts to 72pt!! REGARDLESS if I type in "pt" or not
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Justin Coolidge

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Hello Justin,

The first issue that you're having, where the text disappears while editing, sounds like a common misconception.  If the text cannot fit in the text box you've drawn, it won't display.  Next time you think that the text has vanished, just make the bounding box of the text you're working on bigger and you'll see it's still there.  It just disappeared cuz there wasn't enough room to display a full character (much less all of it).

The second issue that you mentioned sounds like there's something wrong.  You can manually set the point size of text to any value you'd like -- 72, 26, 99, 456.932, whatever.  It is true that if you've previously transformed the text, some operations will mess up the value, but you can go manually reset it again.  Having the point size revert to 72pt sounds like there's some other factor involved.  What are the specifics when you encounter this?

Thanks,
David
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THAT WAS A LIE!!!!!!!!!!!! NO IT DID *NOT* GET TOO BIG!!!!!!!!!!!!!! IT *WAS* DISPLAYED AND IT *DID* FIT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! A CLICK ON ANOTHER TOOL OR LAYER WILL *RANDOMLY* CAUSE TEXT LAYERS TO DISAPPEAR!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! *EVERY TIME* STOP WITH THE *FALSE* ACCUSATIONS ABOUT WHAT I AM DOING IN PHOTOSHOP AND READ WHAT I ACTUALLY TYPED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! NOT WHAT YOU THINK I TYPED OR MEANT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

NO I DID NOT TRANSFORM THE TEXT IN ANY OPERATION!!!! *ANOTHER* FALSE ACCUSATION!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I SEE YOU GUYS *FALSELY* ACCUSE PEOPLE WHEN THEIR PHOTOSHOP *DOES NOT* WORK RATHER THAN PROVIDING A *REAL* ANSWER AND/OR FIXING THE PROGRAM!!!!!!!!!!!!

AND *NOBODY* IS REPLYING TO MY THIRD PROBLEM WHICH SHOULD BE A CAPABILITY IN PHOTOSHOP IN THE FIRST PLACE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!