Photoshop problem - please help!

Discussion in 'Desktop Customisation' started by mavis, Dec 9, 2002.

  1. mavis

    mavis Guest

    Just out of curiousity, I am wondering if anyone has this problem:

    When I use any tool in Photoshop (Lasso, Brush, Eraser, etc) for more than about 15 seconds or so, all of my menus/toolbars go blank - they turn white - the tool continues to function, and as soon as I release the mouse button, everything is back to normal.

    Does anyone have any suggestions?

    thanks / mavis

    ps this happened on two completely different PCs, using both PS 6.0 and PS 7.0 on both machines
  2. sboulema

    sboulema Moderator

    Amstelveen, The Netherlands
    nope dont have this problem :eek: ;)
  3. Octopus

    Octopus Moderator

    maybe plug-ins cause this?
  4. Herkalees

    Herkalees Guest

    This is as close to helping as I can come...

    I don't think I've ever held down the mouse button that long while using a Photoshop filter [I'm lazy :) ], I do have that problem in Flash 5. When I'm running the Trace Bitmap function, the toolbar and panels go away.

    Very weird. (Sorry I didn't have an answer, but figured you'd feel better if you weren't the only one!)

    Good luck
  5. Grandmaster

    Grandmaster Electronica Addict Political User Folding Team

    Santa Clara, CA
    No idea dude.
  6. egghead

    egghead Double O Egghead

    reset your copy of photoshop to defaults and see if that helps

    sorry for the useless info
  7. LiquidMorph

    LiquidMorph Guest

    are you using any of those cute cursorxp full-animated mouse pointers?!
  8. Krux

    Krux Nissan Powered

    if u have a legit copy of photoshop (which u need to be rich to own 600 bucks what is that?!) u can get the update 7.1 fixes that issue.
  9. Darkwolven1

    Darkwolven1 Guest

    But why would ver. 6 and 7 both have this issue? That would be rather strange.
  10. Krux

    Krux Nissan Powered

    I didn't know it was an issue in 6.
  11. djwhite

    djwhite OSNN Senior Addict

    Well, it is, cause this happens to me in Photoshop 6 too, but i've learnt to live with it, and work quicker:D
  12. Krux

    Krux Nissan Powered

    What kind of video card do you have?
  13. Ass Clown

    Ass Clown Guest

    It is actually a stupid refresh problem with Nvidia. at least thats where i notice it. i never saw that problem untill i put a geforce 3 in my computer. i used to have a voodoo 5 and before that a voodoo 3. It does it on multiple programs, and yes, i bought photoshop, and yes i have the update, and no it wasn ot addressed correctly. may have something to do with refresh, but i dont know, just know your not the only one that is experiencing the retardedness;)
  14. Krux

    Krux Nissan Powered

    well if u do have an nvidia card new drivers came out a few days ago maybe try those? see what happens.
  15. djwhite

    djwhite OSNN Senior Addict

    Tried them (41.09), didn't fix it over here
  16. hudgie

    hudgie Guest

    i use ps 6 on an xp home with an ATI card. i do use the filters for a long time, sometimes up to a minute, and ive never ahd that prob