Lines (shape) disappear.

Community Beginner ,
Nov 21, 2020 Nov 21, 2020

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

I want to place lines and 'corners' on a poster I created to accentuate the subject. I can make the lines, but they disappear when presing the return button (Mac). How do I keep them from disa

Views

9.4K

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
community guidelines

correct answers 1 Correct answer

New Here , Nov 22, 2020 Nov 22, 2020
Check your alignment in "Stroke Options." If it is set to inside (the top setting) your stroke will not show.

Likes

Translate

Translate
Adobe Community Professional ,
Nov 21, 2020 Nov 21, 2020

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
community guidelines
Community Beginner ,
Nov 21, 2020 Nov 21, 2020

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

Thanks Jane, but still after making a line, it disappears. I have read here that many people are having the smae problem.

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
community guidelines
Adobe Community Professional ,
Nov 21, 2020 Nov 21, 2020

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

If you press Command-Y or View > Outline, do you see the line in outline view?

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
community guidelines
Adobe Community Professional ,
Nov 21, 2020 Nov 21, 2020

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

Sorry, I was thinking about Illustrator and this is the Photoshop forum.

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
community guidelines
Adobe Community Professional ,
Nov 21, 2020 Nov 21, 2020

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

In Photoshop pressing return will delete the line. That is normal. There's no need to press return when drawing a line. In the Options bar, you can choose Path, Shape, or Pixels. If you choose Pixels, pressing return will not delete the line, but on the other hand, the line will be bitmap instead of vector.

Which tool are you using to draw the lines and which setting are you choosing in the Options bar?

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
community guidelines
Community Beginner ,
Nov 25, 2020 Nov 25, 2020

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

The pixel option is greyed out..not an option.

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
community guidelines
Adobe Community Professional ,
Nov 25, 2020 Nov 25, 2020

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

Pixels was disabled for the line tool in the newest version of Photoshop.

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
community guidelines
New Here ,
Nov 22, 2020 Nov 22, 2020

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

Check your alignment in "Stroke Options." If it is set to inside (the top setting) your stroke will not show.

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
community guidelines
Community Beginner ,
Nov 25, 2020 Nov 25, 2020

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

Stroke options? Where is that option?

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
community guidelines
Adobe Community Professional ,
Nov 25, 2020 Nov 25, 2020

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

Ensure that drawing mode is set to Shape (first arrow from the left on screenshot) then click where second arrow is pointing and lastly expand first drop down list (third bottom most arrow) and change to second or third option.

stroke options.jpg

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
community guidelines
Community Beginner ,
Nov 26, 2020 Nov 26, 2020

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

Thank you!

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
community guidelines
New Here ,
Mar 31, 2021 Mar 31, 2021

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

Thanks, Bojan. This has been plaguing me for months!

 

 

 

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
community guidelines
New Here ,
Mar 04, 2022 Mar 04, 2022

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

This also DOES NOT WORK.  I draw a line or a box, and it dissapears.  It'n on the top layer.  All settings are as shown. Driving me bonkers. I DO NOT HAVE TIME FOR THIS,

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
community guidelines
New Here ,
Mar 23, 2022 Mar 23, 2022

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

SAME! HELP!

 

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
community guidelines
Adobe Community Professional ,
Mar 23, 2022 Mar 23, 2022

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

Have you tried resetting the tool?

Right click on the tool icon in the Options bar.

image.png

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
community guidelines
Adobe Community Professional ,
Mar 23, 2022 Mar 23, 2022

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

LATEST

Do you have a color chosen for the tool?

image.png

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
community guidelines