A Site for Photographers by Photographers

Community > Forums > Digital Darkroom > Software>Editing > Clone tool curser circle lost...

Featured Equipment Deals

25 Exhilarating Photos of Airplanes Read More

25 Exhilarating Photos of Airplanes

By land and by air, photo.net members have captured stunning shots of airplanes at soaring heights, performing incredible stunts, and in breathtaking locales.

Latest Equipment Articles

10 Stocking Stuffers under $50 Read More

10 Stocking Stuffers under $50

We've searched high and low to put together this list of 10 small photo-related gifts that any photography lover would be delighted to receive. No matter your budget, these are also fun to give (or...

Latest Learning Articles

State of the ART: The Little Lens That Could Read More

State of the ART: The Little Lens That Could

Fine art photographer Pete Myers talks about his love for the Cosina Voigtländer CV ULTRON 40mm SLii, a lens he considers to be "The Little Lens That Could."


Clone tool curser circle lost CS4

Ian , Nov 23, 2009; 09:10 a.m.

Could someone please help me get my circle back. I can't figure it out. When I use the clone stamp tool I want the circle as the curser over the photo not the annoying cross thats of no help at all. I have looked and looked for the way of changing it but cannot find it. Help with this would be much appreciated.

Responses

Mike Stemberg , Nov 23, 2009; 09:17 a.m.

Just one possibility. Your brush size is set to some ridiculous amount like 2500 pixels or something, which would account for your seeing the cross (the centre of your brush size) whilst the circle itself is way out and beyond your image size or frame.

Mike Stemberg , Nov 23, 2009; 09:24 a.m.

...also go to Edit >> Preferences >> Cursors and in the Painting Cursors panel there ensure you have the right choices there. I have a mark on 'Normal Brush Tip' and 'Show Crosshair in brush tip'

William Kahn , Nov 23, 2009; 09:26 a.m.

Is your CAPS lock on?

Kyle Weems , Nov 23, 2009; 08:24 p.m.

I've run into this a few times over the years where it just vanishes randomly.. for me it usually comes back when I go into preferences and change the cursor type to something else.. close it, exit the program, restart it, change the setting back.

I've never figured out a cause for it..

Kyle

Benlui H , Nov 24, 2009; 11:14 a.m.

I bet it's the caps lock key also, it happens to even the most experianced photoshop users... can be very disturbing

Back to top

Notify me of Responses