Pencil gives only dots not lines with mouse

New Here ,
Mar 11, 2021 Mar 11, 2021

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I have been using the pencil tool to draw lines with my mouse

I suddenly could only draw dots and no lines

I have spent 30 min on community looking for answers

Quick help much appreciated

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Mar 11, 2021 Mar 11, 2021

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Are you talking about the »Pen Tool«? 

If so: Keep a Work Path, then you should be able to work on named Paths as expected. 

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Mar 11, 2021 Mar 11, 2021

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Could you please post screenshots with the pertinent Panels (Toolbar, Layers, Options Bar, …) visible? 

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Mar 11, 2021 Mar 11, 2021

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I am having the exact same problem  ... when drawing paths with the pen tool i am only able to see the points i create not the lines between them.

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And did you test the work-around I mentioned in post 1? 

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