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Every time I move my cursor with any tool, my cursor switches from that tool to a black arrow

Community Beginner ,
Mar 13, 2024 Mar 13, 2024

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Hey everyone,


This has been getting progressively worse as I've used the newest version of photoshop. I'm running version 25.5.1 on an 2019 iMac with 64gb of memory and a Radeon Pro 4gb graphics card. I'm running the most current OS, Sonoma 14.3.1.


No matter if I'm using the brush tool, pen tool, etc., everytime I move my mouse or tablet pen, it switches my cursor from that tool to the regular black Apple arrow. This makes selections and most other processes extremely difficult since I can't see where my tool is actually working, let alone the rapid switching back and forth of the cursors is extremely annoying. Does anyone know of a fix for this or is this just something we have to live with? 

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