How do I option-click to define a source point?

New Here ,
Jan 26, 2016

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‌Photoshop elements 14 doesn't allow me to use the clone tool because there is no source point defined. How do I define a source point?

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LEGEND , Jan 26, 2016
99jon LEGEND , Jan 26, 2016
Hold down the Alt key and click

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LEGEND ,
Jan 26, 2016

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Hold down the Alt key and click

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New Here ,
Mar 31, 2016

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This doesn't work.

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Mar 31, 2016

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annieken wrote:

This doesn't work.

Try resetting the tool..

To do that, on the clone stamp options bar, look for a box with lines in it on the right. Click on it and reset. That may fix it.

If the problem persists, go to Edit>Preferences>General, and reset preferences to default on next launch.

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New Here ,
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HELP HELP I'm having the same problem but when i try to use the "healing brush tool" how do i fix  it, I get the

Option-click to define a source point to be used to repair the image.

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LEGEND ,
Jan 03, 2020

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Select the healing brush tool and try a reset. See my blog for instructions.

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Dec 20, 2020

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HOW DO YOU TURN THE "OPTION-CLICK" Feature off? At one time, i only had to use it for the clone tool, now for some odd reason its making me do it for eveert tool I use.

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