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New canvas will not move

New canvas will not move

New canvas will not move

Hello, I'm using CS3 and when I create a new canvas I cannot move it. I've been using Photoshop since ver4 but this is the first time I've run into this problem. I can move it by moving the corners a little bit at a time to get it to another part of the workspace but that's a lot of trouble. I can eventually move it but only after I click on the blue bar about 9-10 times. I'm sure I've mistakenly set something wrong but cannot figure out what. Thanks for any help you may be able to give me.  

RE: New canvas will not move

Maybe your preferences need to be reset to their install state, they sometimes get "hosed" and strange happen.

While holding down the [Ctrl  Alt  Shift ] keys, click Start > All Programs > Photoshop.  

A MessageBox will ask "Delete the Adobe Photoshop Settings File" to which you answer Yes.

The Preferences file will be rebuilt and hopefully your problem is fixed.

ps I'm still on PS7 so I'm not certain if CS offers the same method to reset the preferences.


RE: New canvas will not move

Thanks for the response. CS3 performs the same as PS7 does for preferences but that did not solve the problem. I forgot to mention that I can click on the icon on the left side of the blue bar and select Move and I can move the canvas with no problem, but only once. If I want to move it a second time I have to repeat the process. I used to be able to, once the canvas was created, move it all over the place with the cursor by clicking and holding the left mouse key down on the blue bar.

RE: New canvas will not move

Canvas is moved using the space bar and mouse in CS2, has tha changed?


RE: New canvas will not move

It seems to be working. But sometimes it doesn't. Let me work on it some more and I'll report back tomorrow. Thanks again for the help.

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