Shift key is acting like its stuck

New Here ,
May 04, 2020 May 04, 2020

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

When use Photoshop my shift key is acting like its stuck, im sure it isnt a keyboard issue, ive got a new keyboard but it still happens.

 

Photoshop 2019 vision 20.0.9

TOPICS
Bug, Windows

Views

1.7K

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community Guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
community guidelines
Adobe Community Professional ,
May 04, 2020 May 04, 2020

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

Mac or PC? 

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community Guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
community guidelines
New Here ,
May 04, 2020 May 04, 2020

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

PC Windows

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community Guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
community guidelines
Adobe Community Professional ,
May 04, 2020 May 04, 2020

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community Guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
community guidelines
New Here ,
May 05, 2020 May 05, 2020

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

it only happens when i use Photoshop, i think it isnt a mashing shift problem

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community Guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
community guidelines
New Here ,
Apr 13, 2021 Apr 13, 2021

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

Caps lock is probably on.

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community Guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
community guidelines
Adobe Community Professional ,
Apr 13, 2021 Apr 13, 2021

Copy link to clipboard

Copied


@KMRhea wrote:

When use Photoshop my shift key is acting like its stuck,


 

Is it when you are using the Type tool? If so, open the Character panel from the Window menu. The "TT" button formats text to be in All Caps. Click it to toggle it off. 

 

D2A83274-96F2-41E4-B080-6ECA5AA3090D.png

 

If it's something else, please clarify.

 

~ Jane

 

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community Guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
community guidelines
Adobe Community Professional ,
Apr 13, 2021 Apr 13, 2021

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

We can only guess unless you give us more information. 

What is happening to make you think the shift key is stuck?

Is it related to Type layers?
Or selection of tools?

Has Jane given you the answer with her character panel suggestion?

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community Guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
community guidelines
New Here ,
May 03, 2021 May 03, 2021

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

I'm also having this issue.  When I paint, select, or use any tool, it snaps to the last point where I painted or used any tool, as if I had held down the Shift key.  I'm not sure if there is a setting I accidentally enabled through a hotkey I mistyped or what.

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community Guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
community guidelines
New Here ,
May 04, 2021 May 04, 2021

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

This happens to me too.  After the program has been running for a little while, it will just randomly start adding Shift into all the keybind commands I press (possibly just Ctrl keybinds). Anytime I use a Ctrl keybind, it acts as if I'm pressing Ctrl+Shift.  Instead of just saving, it Saves As, etc. etc.  Only restarting the program fixes it.  No other program acts as if the Shift key is held down when this is occuring in Photoshop.

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community Guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
community guidelines
New Here ,
May 04, 2021 May 04, 2021

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

LATEST
Are you using a Wacom tablet on a windows machine? That ended up being my
problem. Something to do with the drivers not playing well with photoshop
run on windows 10. I unplugged the tablet and restarted, then plugged it
back in and this behavior stopped.

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community Guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
community guidelines