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New Here ,
Feb 01, 2021 Feb 01, 2021

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So recently I started using Photoshop Elements. ( and for the longest time I was using Photoshop 7, yes, 7!) and when I tried drawing something with the brush tool, I noticed there was no line weight. I am using a Bamboo tablet, and when I used Photoshop7, it picked up the pressure from the pen, so I can easily draw thick/thin lines within the same stroke. However with Elements 2018, I just cannot do it.

Is there a way to add line weight to the brushes???

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Feb 01, 2021 Feb 01, 2021

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Pen Pressure is controlled in the Tablet Settings.

 

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Feb 01, 2021 Feb 01, 2021

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Thank you for your qucick reply.

Where exactly do I click on that little window to get the pressure?

The size? I tried clicking on it, and nothing happened.

 

Also, when I look at the brushed I have, ALL of them are round.

I looked through the basic brushes, the default brushed, everything.

I don't see the ones where it is thin/thick/thin again like the one shown in the screenshot.

I thought those brushed came as a default, or do I need to download them?

 

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Feb 01, 2021 Feb 01, 2021

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What operating system are you using?

 

Which model Bamboo Tablet do you have?

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Feb 01, 2021 Feb 01, 2021

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My bamboo tablet is CTH-661, and I use Windows.  (I bought the laptop 2 years ago. )

 

BTW when I used Photoshop 7, the line weight came out perfectly fine.

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Feb 01, 2021 Feb 01, 2021

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You can see the Stroke Thumbnail by going to the Brush Preset Picker flyout menu.

 

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New Here ,
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I appreciate all your replies.

I clicked on the stroke thumbnail and again, ALL I see are round brushes,

none of the ones with the thin/thick/thin style. If I scroll to the bottom I see other

brushed, but none of them have the line weight like I see in your screen shot.

What am I missing? I thought those brushes came as default.

 

Does the driver you mentioned add the line weight?

 

Also please pardon my dumb question but once I go to the link you mentioned,

what exactly do I download?

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I'm not sure if this is enough, but here is the basic brush tools.

I went up and down,and most of them are these brushes, just circular ones

with no thin/thickiness/line weight. mixi1.jpg

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Feb 01, 2021 Feb 01, 2021

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This driver should work for your tablet on windows XP thru 10

 

https://www.wacom.com/en-us/support/product-support/drivers

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Feb 01, 2021 Feb 01, 2021

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Sorry i didn't realize the link i provided didn't work as expected.

 

Go to the same link and paste in CTH-661 - Bamboo Fun press Enter and download the Windows Driver

5.3.5-3

https://www.wacom.com/en-us/support/product-support/drivers#

 

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New Here ,
Feb 01, 2021 Feb 01, 2021

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IT WORKED!!!!!

Oh my god, thank you so much!

I was pulling my hair out since last night.

 

I really appreciate your kindness and patience.

Please have a great day/evening.

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New Here ,
Feb 02, 2021 Feb 02, 2021

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Hello, I'm sorry it's me again.

At one point I was so thrilled since now I can draw the lines

I wanted, it was great.

 

Then another problem popped up.

I CAN draw the lines with weight, that is great, but perhaps after I installed the driver from the

link you mentioned, something got messed up with the tablet itself.

When I move the cursor ( not just Photoshop, but when I'm doing things on a regular screen)

it "drags" things around, it changes the size of my screen display, there is a 2 two 3 second time lag,

I see icons flickering when using Photoshop and freezing, etc.

 

When I use the touch pad, I have NO problems. It's only when I use the pen tab. I usually use the pen tab as a mouse 99% of the time BTW.

The moment I switch over to the pen tab, things start to happen.

 

I'm not even sure if this problem is even related to Photoshop at this point,

but any suggestions? Should I try uninstalling Bamboo, reinstall it again, then

download the driver?

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New Here ,
Feb 02, 2021 Feb 02, 2021

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Me again, (I apologize for the countless posts)

now when I was trying to type something onto an image

and clicked on the type tool, again the cursor/pen tab "dragged" something

and the entire image got rotated. I did not of course do this.

 

It looks like I got the line weight situation solved, but it messed everything else

in return.

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Feb 02, 2021 Feb 02, 2021

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Which version of windows do you have?

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Feb 02, 2021 Feb 02, 2021

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I'm using windows 10.

I think I'll try uninstalling and reinstalling Bamboo, that might help.

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New Here ,
Feb 02, 2021 Feb 02, 2021

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An update on the situaion:

I uninstalled the driver and Bamboo.

I reinstalled both.

 

I fire up Photoshop, and so far I am having no problems with Photoshop

which is great. No lagging, no freezing, everything seems to be good.

 

Now when I get OUT of photoshop and try doing normal things on my PC

for example clicking on links, checking out website, clicking between tabs/sites,

clcking on Youtube videos, it freezes quite often. When I switch over to the touchpad, no problems.

 

So the good news is, Photoshop and the tablet is working.

Bad news is, when I do other stuff outside Photoshop, problems occurs.

 

I have an older versio of Photoshop elements, maybe I can try uninstalling the

current Elemebts and install another version???

 

I really appreciate you replying to my comments.

I have left the same comments on other forums, but so far none of them are

helping/responding.

 

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New Here ,
Feb 03, 2021 Feb 03, 2021

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And it seems like I have noticed another problem.

I was typing some documents using Word, but with the pen tab

I absolutely cannot click/select/drag any parts of the text.

The cursor remains as the arrow.

 

Once I switch over to the touchpad, I can click/select/drag the text with no problem.

 

I guess at this point this has nothing to do with Adobe,

I'll continue asking around. Hopefully someone can figure this out.

 

 

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