How do I get my brush size cursor back in Photoshop?

Press the ‘Caps Lock’ key while using one of the brushes. It toggles between a circle and a crosshair view. If it’s always wrong when opening Photoshop change the default behavior in Edit –> Preferences –> Cursors. There you can select ‘Normal Brush Tip’.

Why can’t I see the size of my brush in Photoshop?

The Photoshop brush size preview is not showing because the Caps Lock Key is on. Caps Lock switches the brush tool from the circle outline to the crosshair preview. Press Caps Lock again on your keyboard to turn it off and this will change you back to the circular brush size indicator.

How do I make the brush size appear in Photoshop?

Press the left bracket key ( [ ) repeatedly to make your brush smaller or the right bracket key ( ] ) to make it larger. The current brush size is shown in the Options Bar.

How do I turn on the brush cursor in Photoshop?

Click the Edit (Win) or Photoshop (Mac) menu, point to Preferences, and then click Cursors.

Select the Painting Cursors options you want to use:

  1. Standard. …
  2. Precise. …
  3. Normal Brush Tip. …
  4. Full Size Brush Tip. …
  5. Show Crosshair In Brush Tip. …
  6. Show Only Crosshair While Painting.

Why can’t I see my cursor on Photoshop?

On a Windows computer choose Edit > Preferences > General and on Mac OS choose Photoshop> Preferences > General. Clear the Show “Start” Workspace When No Documents Are Open check box.

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