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Hand Tool doesn't work(only when zoomed in

Explorer ,
Apr 02, 2019

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Basically what the title says, my hand tool doest work(both when pressing H or spacebar).

Im using MacBook pro

It was working the first 30 minutes of photoshop, but then the hand tool suddenly stopped working, When I zoom in the image, the hand tool works, but when I zoom out, there will be a specific moment where the image will just click into a fit position then the hand tool stops working.

Anyone has a fix? I assume its because I accidentally clicked something in photoshop cuz it worked in the first 30 minutes

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(Also when the image clicks into a fit position, the scrollbars at the side disappear) I don't know if this extra info will help

Please try »Full Screen Mode With Menu Bar« (F) that allows for moving the image partially offscreen, too.

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Hand Tool doesn't work(only when zoomed in

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Basically what the title says, my hand tool doest work(both when pressing H or spacebar).

Im using MacBook pro

It was working the first 30 minutes of photoshop, but then the hand tool suddenly stopped working, When I zoom in the image, the hand tool works, but when I zoom out, there will be a specific moment where the image will just click into a fit position then the hand tool stops working.

Anyone has a fix? I assume its because I accidentally clicked something in photoshop cuz it worked in the first 30 minutes

Thanks

(Also when the image clicks into a fit position, the scrollbars at the side disappear) I don't know if this extra info will help

Please try »Full Screen Mode With Menu Bar« (F) that allows for moving the image partially offscreen, too.

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LEGEND ,
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Do you use Application Frame or Window Docking? Could you post a screenshot of after the »fitting«?

Does turning off »Use Graphics Processor« in the Performance Preferences (Photoshop > Preferences > Performance > Graphic Processor Settings) and restarting Photoshop have any bearing on the issue?

Restoring Preferences after making sure all customized presets like Actions, Patterns, Brushes etc. have been saved usually is a good starting point when faced with unexplainable Photoshop issues:

https://helpx.adobe.com/photoshop/kb/basic-trouble-shooting-steps.html

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Screen Shot 2019-04-02 at 22.31.48.png

Before the "fix to fit position thingy happens"(when it is zoomed) and this is when the hand tool can work, You can see there's the scroll at the side

Screen Shot 2019-04-02 at 22.31.53.png

After the "fix to fit position thingy happens" (when zoomed out) and this is when the hand tool DOESN'T work. You can see at the side there's no more scroll

Also, How do I make sure all my customised presents and shortcuts be saved?(so I can try out restoring the preferences)

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LEGEND ,
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When the complete image is visible on screen anyway the scroll bars would not be useful and need not be displayed.

Similar for the Hand Tool – if the image is completely visible what is there to move about?

Which Presets have you customised?

If you have created your own Actions, Brushes, Swatches, Styles, Patterns, Tool Presets, … you should save them occasionally (using Preset Manager) and back those files up to make sure they don’t vanish in some mishap.

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Please try »Full Screen Mode With Menu Bar« (F) that allows for moving the image partially offscreen, too.

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Explorer ,
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Even though the image is visible if I need to draw and focus on one part of the image for example, the lower half, its more comfortable to center. And zooming out gives space to draw, but anyways, the full screen mode tactic works


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The hand tool is absolutely handy even if you don't have scroll bars, and using full screen mode is not a very adequate fix. I regularly run into scenarios where I need to use the hand tool but can't because I'm too far zoomed out. For example, sometimes tool panels cover the resize handles of an element. Sometimes I need to have my library window open and eye-drop a colour on a now hidden part of an image.

 

Why is using full screen mode not a good fix? Because I'm often referring to a brief or an Illustrator/InDesign document on the other half of my screen. Switching to full screen mode is just not a good workflow and is a bandaid at best in my opinion.

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not working sir

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