Welcome Dialog

Welcome to the Community!

We have a brand new look! Take a tour with us and explore the latest updates on Adobe Support Community.


Paintbrush Path

New Here ,
Jan 13, 2021 Jan 13, 2021

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

I have a problem when using the paintbrush tool. When drawing a path with the cursor the actual draw is always around 2 inches behind where the cursor appears on the screen. There is a small blue line connecting the cursor to the paintbrush as if you are pulling the paintbrush from afar.

 

I don't think it is related to the computer as it should be easily capable of anything Photoshop can throw at it.


Any advice relating to the problem appreciated, thanks.

TOPICS
How to, Performance, Problem or error

Views

94

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

Adobe Community Professional , Jan 13, 2021 Jan 13, 2021
That is a feature called the "brush leash" it shows up when your computer is lagging behind the redraw of the brush action. This article has a nice video that explains: https://petapixel.com/2017/10/23/brush-tool-weird-purple-line-photoshop-cc-2018/ 

Likes

Translate

Translate
Adobe Community Professional ,
Jan 13, 2021 Jan 13, 2021

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

That is a feature called the "brush leash" it shows up when your computer is lagging behind the redraw of the brush action.

This article has a nice video that explains:

https://petapixel.com/2017/10/23/brush-tool-weird-purple-line-photoshop-cc-2018/ 

Kevin Stohlmeyer Adobe Community Professional/Adobe Certified Instructor

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 ,
Jan 13, 2021 Jan 13, 2021

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

LATEST

Thanks Kevin.

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