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Eraser Tool is lagging

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Aug 04, 2020

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When I try to use the eraser tool it looks like the actual eraser goes slower than the tool outline. You can see from my video that if I wiggle my mouse it eventually catches back up, but it makes it super hard to erase accuately.

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Correct answer by Peru Bob | Adobe Community Professional

Try resetting the tools and/or preferences.
To restore preferences quickly using a keyboard shortcut:

Press and hold Alt+Control+Shift (Windows) or Option+Command+Shift (Mac OS) as you start Photoshop. You are prompted to delete the current settings. The new preferences files are created the next time you start Photoshop.
Note: Using the keyboard shortcut, preference files for custom shortcuts, workspaces, and color settings will also be reset to default.

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https://helpx.adobe.com/photoshop/using/preferences.html#restore_preferences

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Eraser Tool is lagging

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Aug 04, 2020

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When I try to use the eraser tool it looks like the actual eraser goes slower than the tool outline. You can see from my video that if I wiggle my mouse it eventually catches back up, but it makes it super hard to erase accuately.

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Correct answer by Peru Bob | Adobe Community Professional

Try resetting the tools and/or preferences.
To restore preferences quickly using a keyboard shortcut:

Press and hold Alt+Control+Shift (Windows) or Option+Command+Shift (Mac OS) as you start Photoshop. You are prompted to delete the current settings. The new preferences files are created the next time you start Photoshop.
Note: Using the keyboard shortcut, preference files for custom shortcuts, workspaces, and color settings will also be reset to default.

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https://helpx.adobe.com/photoshop/using/preferences.html#restore_preferences

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Try resetting the tools and/or preferences.
To restore preferences quickly using a keyboard shortcut:

Press and hold Alt+Control+Shift (Windows) or Option+Command+Shift (Mac OS) as you start Photoshop. You are prompted to delete the current settings. The new preferences files are created the next time you start Photoshop.
Note: Using the keyboard shortcut, preference files for custom shortcuts, workspaces, and color settings will also be reset to default.

from here:

https://helpx.adobe.com/photoshop/using/preferences.html#restore_preferences

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Yup that did it, thank you for the assistance!

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You're welcome. icon_biggrin.gif

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