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I'm drawing straight lines with the brush tool by holding down shift while brushing. This works great except when my brush gets near the edge of the screen photoshop pans the canvas, messing up my screen recording of the drawing. Here's an example:
Is there any way to either:
This is driving me nuts, hope somebody knows a workaround!
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I can't make that happen on CC and Windows 10.
Does the cursor change to the Hand tool when this happens?
Are you using mouse or tablet, or does it happen with both?
Is the canvas larger than your screen?
Do you hold down the Shift key after you place the cursor, or before you start the stroke?
I am wondering if it is to do with a Preference setting. I tried turning off Over scroll which made no difference. I see you are using a Mac. Does it have the Touch Bar?
Cursor doesn't change. Happens with both mouse and tablet. The canvas is the same size as the screen, or slightly smaller. Happens regardless of click/shift or shift/click order. I just confirmed that it happens on my windows 10 machine as well. So long as you're holding shift with the Brush tool (or pencil) as soon as you get about 40 pixels from the edge, it pans the whole document.
It happens here if the document view is zoomed in. Brushing towards the edge of the window then scrolls. If zoomed out so that the document fits the window there is no auto scroll.
It is normally wanted as it means you can draw a line to another part of the canvas even while zoomed in.
I don't know of any setting to stop that.
In this case I'm wanting to draw on top of a screenshot full screen, to annotate for a screencast. So with the canvas/image size being the same as the monitor, my brush bumps up against the edges frequently and even though there is nothing else beyond the canvas it scrolls anyway.
OK I've got it. That auto-scroll thing, but I have always thought that was an operating system thing because I thought I'd come across the same behaviour in other applications. I tried
Turning off Overscroll in Preferences.
Both states of the keyboard scroll lock.
Locking the layer's position.
Toggled the Windows (I know the OP is using a Mac) Inactive Window scrolling in mouse settings
Sorry, I couldn't stop it happening
Has anyone checked the Feedback site to see if it has been raised before?
Are we sure it is not OS related Dave? I have a strong feeling that the same behaviour happens in other apps.
I just tried MS Paint and Powerpoint. Neither of those do it
I can't get that to happen at all with the brush. It does happen with some of the selection tools and when drawing shapes, but not the pencil or brush whether zoomed in or not. Could this be a function of the graphics card driver? I wonder what happens if GPU acceleration is turned off?
I tried that earlier Terri. No change.
Terry you need to be zoomed in far enough for the image to overspill the screen, and hold down the shift key while brushing towards and off the edge of the screen.
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Yes I can reproduce it now.
You could use Floating Document Windows.
Photoshop CC>Preferences>Workspace and uncheck Open Documents as Tabs
or with an already tabbed document go to Window>Arrange>Float in Window
The image will still pan, but since Floating Document Windows won't overscroll it will only pan to the edge of your image.
Just don't check Overscroll in the Preferences>Tools.
I really appreciate everyone trying to help figure this out!
Jeff: that almost works, but as soon as you go View > Screen Mode > Full Screen Mode then the pan behavior comes back.
Trevor & Terry: the pan behavior happens in Full Screen Mode even when your document is not zoomed in. Once brush gets close to edge of the photoshop app, it pans like crazy 😕
I have same problem. Drawing in fullscreen, really annoys.
I am also having this problem, I hope we get a solution
This was driving me nuts too. Is this not the Overscroll feature? It can be turned off in Preferences > Tools.