On the latest version of PS CC the keyboard shortcuts are not working. I do see the cursor change when pressing alt/ctrl but e.g. brush, ctrl + z do not work.
Uninstalling and reinstalling did not help. Neither did remove preferences.
Please help me fix it.
Running latest photoshop with an up to date Windows 10 64 bit system.
Can you please try to Check the Legacy option and see if its works ?
Go to Edit > Preferences > Performance > Legacy Composting
Hi there! Option was not on, but after turning it on, it makes no difference I'm afraid.
After turning it on did you restart your photoshop ?
Yes. No change!
It still isn't working, not even after a completely uninstall of the entire Adobe suite. Do you have any other suggestions?
Either by luck or after changing languages in Windows to NL it seems to work. odd, has not happened before!
Have you tried to reset preferences ?
Can you please tell me which version of photoshop you are running ?
If you are using the latest verison then please do reset the preferences
Go to Edit > Preferences > General > Reset preferences on Quit.
I had the same problem with the <<ctrl>> functions and after reseting the preferences everything is working fine again. But this is frustrating.
Best of luck!
Wow that's a nice one!
I had the same issue with the same solution when migrating from Windows 8.1 to my new PC with Windows 10.
Thanks for providing the solution. 🙂
I have upgraded to 20.0.1 today. After working for a period, all keyboard shortcuts suddenly stops working. This has happened a couple of times now during last two hours. As if it wasn't annoying enough that we all suddenly had to deal with the sudden change in keyboard shortcuts with the prior version, we now face this. Please hurry with a fix for this...
I have same situation (with OS) and it's frustrating that I search and try different solutions, but it still doesn't work.
In the ending i decided to installed 2017 version. It's rather good for me to use.
I DONT see the point of better experience for designer to "upgrade" software. Modifying user experience/habits only make it worse.
I am having the same problem. I am on a job right now and my keyboard isn't working in either Photoshop or Illustrator. This is driving me nuts!!!! I use to be able to work quickly without even looking at my keyboard now ever move is a challenge! Can anyone at Adobe figure out why nothing is working correctly with these new updates!!!!!!!!!
One of the problems for me was when I switched to a different language keyboard and all my shortcut didn't wotk.
I had the same problem, but I did change my Keyboard language and all short cut work after. To change the language you just need to go on the right down corner of your desktop and swap the language. Just to do it work in my case.
Thank you! I just had this exact problem, and never would have considered the keyboard change affecting the shortcuts. Much appreciated.
I had the same issue on Windows 10. Keyboard shortcuts did not work on even with older (CS6) versions either. I found the root cause for my case.
I did changes in the language configuration after I bought a new keyboard. This included installing the "English (Europe)" language pack with United States Internaltional QWERTY keyaboard:
I also removed the standard "English (US)" language pack, since I thought is not needed anymore and just takes one more cycle when switching the layout to get to the Russian one. After none of the solutions suggested on the Internet worked, I came to the idea to put back the "English (US)" language pack and, look, keyboard shortcuts work again in all adobe apps. The above screenshot shows the corrected setup. @Adobe: have software background, I would consider this as a bug, not sure if it is your bug or Microsoft's .
Sill an issue in january 2021: Works fine with other keyboard layouts but swiss-german.