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My rectangular marquee can't be dragged anymore? Since 19.0 patch

Community Beginner ,
Nov 08, 2017 Nov 08, 2017

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Hello,

Updated to 19.0, I am no longer able to drag a marquee (without selection) using the rectangular marquee tool. All other marquee tools work.

When I draw a selection with this tool, rather than getting a small white arrow and square drawn with a dotted line (which allows me to drag the marquee), I get instead a vertical and horizontal cross hair (the marquee tool before you draw with it) and a little 'x' - meaning if I click I just get rid of the marquee.

If I change to another marquee tool, I can then drag the square/rectangle marquee but not without this workaround step.

I have tried resetting the tools

I have tried starting Photoshop holding down the buttons to rest preferences

Neither worked.

OS Sierra 10.12.6

iMAc Reina 5k / 4Ghz Intel Core i7

Any ideas? Thanks

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Community Expert ,
Nov 08, 2017 Nov 08, 2017

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Change the options from this (Intersect with selection)

to this (New Selection) :

Dave

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New Here ,
Jun 03, 2021 Jun 03, 2021

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I had the same problem.  I did change the options.  The marquee did add new but when I went to move the new section the entire  subject moved behind.  So new to all this.

 

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Dec 17, 2022 Dec 17, 2022

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thank you today is 12 17 2022 and I followed your suggestion and it worked ---thanks

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Nov 08, 2017 Nov 08, 2017

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Thanks for the speedy and correct reply. Really appreciated.

Anthony

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Nov 08, 2017 Nov 08, 2017

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You're welcome

Dave

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