Photoshop: The default shape tool's presets are missing

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The Shape tool is missing five of the six default presets (the Rounded Rectangle Tool, the Ellipse Tool, the Polygon Tool, the Line Tool, and the Custom Shape Tool). Can I download them from somewhere?
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Resetting the tool presets will reload all the default tool presets.
But it looks like you told it to show only tool presets for the current tool (notice the checkbox) and thus it won't show presets for the other tools.
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Thank you for the quick answer, I guess we are getting somewhere. I unchecked the current tool only as you see in the photo and I did reset all tools. I see some tools that look similar to the default tools i mentioned before but not exactly the same name.



I also wish to have the 6 default tools show up in a drop-down while the the checkbox is checked.

I guess there is another problem, I just noticed something else. I was using the type tool, then i pressed it to have it's other presets, the mask one. All went well, but then when I went back to see the 4 presets I found a minute ago, they weren't there anymore!!!
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If the box is checked, then you will only see the presets for the current tool.

You can't show presets for other tools while simultaneously limiting it to showing only presets for the current tool.

The default tool presets only have 1 preset for horizontal type, and 1 preset for vertical type (see the screenshot you posted above). That is what ships as the defaults in Photoshop. If you added more tool presets yourself, then those might show up as well -- but make sure you saved the ones you added.
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Yes I want to see the presets for the (current tool only) but as you see it's showing only one, not even the other one you mentioned (vertical type). While previously it showed even another 4 while the box was checked and they disappeared totally from Photoshop now.

Let's put my question in a different way...

How can I get to the same situation as in this photo here for the Shape Tool? If you can tell me the right steps please.



I Know this is not CS6 but it must be possible also in CS6. You already know all the tools I have and that I already made reset.

I already searched the internet for hours but can't find anyone with the same problem and solution.
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Vertical and Horizontal type are two different tools.
Each of the vector tools shown in your screenshot are different tools.

No, you either see all the tool presets, or just the presets for the current tool.
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And how i can have these vector tools? Where can i download them and other PS default vector tools?

Shortcut:
I need these tools, help me have them in anyway possible pls!!
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Hey Chris, I just noticed the I posted through another account while on another device.

I still need the answer please.

I need these tools, help me have them in anyway possible!!