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Clone tool not working in Photoshop Elements

Q: Clone tool not working in Photoshop Elements

I hope this is not a silly question. I'm using Adobe Photoshop Elements 2.0 It came with a scanner and the software is fine for what I want. I was doing some extensive repairs of some old negs with the clone stamp, then it suddenly stopped working. There were no error messages; it just stopped copying. I can't find anything about this, and any comments an suggestions would welcome.

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A: Clone tool not working in Photoshop Elements

Try uninstalling and reinstalling elements

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I use "Elements" frequently and have had classes in it, but can't remember ever having any problem with a tool. On my computer the clone tool ,after sizing it and it appears as a circle, there is also a + the size of the circle that comes up with it and causes all kinds of trouble. It may come up inside the circle, touching the circle, follows the circle, or may be on the other side of the photo copy. If the cross touches some other tone of color, that's what comes up with my clone tool. Is the cross something useful that I don't know about. It's driving me crazy when trying to touch up some very old pictures that were pasted in an album and need touching up in the area they were pasted. Where did this cross come from? How can I get rid of it?
Any help is appreciated. Thanks, lilart

A:Solved: Photoshop Elements Clone Tool-help!

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The curser fo r the clone stamp toolis look like the icon of the tool in the tool colume. It does not change size or appearance when trying to resize it. what can be done? Tom

A:clone stamp tool does not work in Photoshop elements 5

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I am trying to use the ellipse tool to select an oval from a photo. I am missing some simple step. The ellipse I choose turns out grey and I can not get the inverse. When I try, it says no pixels selected. I don't know how to respond to this. Any suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks.

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About a week ago my clone tool stopped working. It will not copy ANY area and reproduce it at all. Is this a program issue or possibly my computer on over load. I have used it excessively, especially the clone tool. Has it finally given up on me????? I Am Concerned and I will need it very soon. Any ideas as to what is going on and how to make it work again?

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Today I deleted Norton antivirus and installed the comcast free version of McAfee anti virus. Hours later when I needed to use Elements it would start but then just sit there forever and never fully load. This happened time and again even after rebooting. Finally I uninstalled Elements and tried to reinstall it. But when I click on the install button it just sits there. I have disabled Mcafee and still no luck. I've rebooted a number of times and still no luck. I'm running XP Home with all the latest updates and a gig of memory. Any help would be GREATLY appreciated.

A:Photoshop Elements stopped working

Which version(s) of Norton ??
Which version of Elements ??
Did you use the "tool" to remove all of Norton ???

Does this fit your version of Norton ?? ...

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I own a legitimate copy of the above and now have the following problem.
I load the program and get to the screen where you can choose Organiser or Editor. Organiser works fine but when I try to open the editor, after getting the little bar showing 'Building Contents and Effects', I get a message stating 'Photoshop Elements 13 Editor has stopped Working' A problem caused the program to stop working. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available'
I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling to no avail.
Checking on the web it appears many people have had this problem with various Elements versions but no-one seems to have come up with a solution.
Can anyone help please.
I am running Win 10 Home.

A:Photoshop Elements 13, Editor Not Working

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Older versions had a tool called "trim" so you could remove any excess pixels up to the and around your image but I can't find it. Any ideas where I might find it?

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Has anyone used? Any opinions would be appreciated.

A:Thinking about picking up the Adobe Photoshop Elements 3.0 / Premier Elements combo.

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Ahh, back again for more computer troubles. Apologies if this is in the wrong thread.

So, I'm really confused as to how three things have suddenly stopped working out of the blue. My tablet was working perfectly fine earlier, until I restarted my computer. The driver automatically crashes after start up, even after updating the driver. I have also noticed that Windows Photo Viewer and Adobe Photoshop Elements 8.0 also crash as soon as they're started up.

Any idea how I can fix these sudden problems? It's really frustrating that I can't draw, open photos, OR use Photoshop all of a sudden. Nothing was changed as far as I know for them to stop working.

A:Tablet Driver, Photoshop Elements and Windows Photo Viewer suddenly not working?

<<The driver automatically crashes after start up...>>There are all sorts of drivers working in any Windows system...there are hardware drivers, Windows drivers, and software drivers.The two programs you mention have their own drivers.We need to have exact quotes of error messages...to even have a chance of determining what might be wrong with your system.Please download MiniToolBox, save it to your desktop and run it. Checkmark the following checkboxes: List last 10 Event Viewer log List Installed Programs List Users, Partitions and Memory size. Click Go and paste the content into your next post.Also...please Publish a Snapshot using Speccy - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic323892.html/page__p__1797792#entry1797792 .Louis

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Any recommendations for a newbie to get up to speed with Photoshop Elements 7 and Premiere Elements 7 ?

I'm interested in DVD based tutorials or web-based tutorials. I googled and found so many forum based user support websites, that it's over whelms me.

I figured that I should develop a good basic foundation so I have a better idea of what I don't know. Also, I don't have a lot of extra time to "dink" around.


A:Solved: Photoshop Elements 7 / Premiere Elements 7

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Hi! I support two people with two different learning styles. One uses Photoshop CS2 and the other knows Photoshop Elements.

Will there be an issue for the two of them to collaborate on image edits if they each use the photoshop version with which they are comfortable?


A:Solved: Photoshop CS2 versus Photoshop Elements

If they have any experience..... Nope...

especially if it's a newer version of Elements

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Hello everyone, and thanks in advance.

Using Photoshop 7.01 for Windows, I cannot do now what I have done hundreds of times before: add Type to an image.

Old images with type can be edited with no problem. But with all new files created, the type does not appear on the image. (I have been in the RGB mode).

The only possible cause of the problem (that I can think of) is that I have been using InDesign recently, and perhaps (in InDesign) I have changed the color mode in repsonse to a dialogue box.

I'm perplexed and anxious-- I need my Type Tool to work!.

Suggestions deeply appreciated.


A:Photoshop 7 -- Type Tool Stopped Working

Iíve never had InDesign mess with my PS settings.

In the toolbar are the little boxes arranged with the black box upper left and the white box lower right? Or is the type color you have selected in the upper left box. If the white is in the upper left you print white. The two tiny boxes below and to the left will switch it back if you just want black and white. The double arrows above and to the right will swap the background and foreground.

I hope it is as simple as that.

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Old version of Photoshop Elements, don't know the number. Today the clone stamp got stuck on the Pattern mode and I don't want a pattern, just a copy of a selected area. I've reset the tool to no avail. How do I get away from the pattern and back to the copy mode?

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I have just purchased photoshop elements 6 and the programme works well and I am able to produce a slide show with music etc. It saves but when I try to save to dvd rw it says it is incompatable and to use a cd only. The photoshop elements help desk said it should work so it must be my computer driver. I have a dimension 9150 just over 1 year old Please can you help.
Many thanks

A:Photoshop elements 6

Can you burn DVDs with any other program?

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I am running Windows XP and have just installed Adobe Photoshop Elements
3. The problem I am having is that quite a few of the windows are pop up
and the open much too large for me to view them completely. The filter
gallery for example opens huge and a portion is cut off on the right side. I
have not figured out any way to fix this so I can view all the functions.
I already tried uninstalling and reinstalling and it didn't change a things.
I have a gateway VX900 moniter and already checked to see if maybe I
need a new driver but it says I am current and all my other programs are
viewed just fine.

I would appreciate any help as this is making me very annoyed.


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Hello, I wanted to install the trial version of the windows version of Adobe Photoshop Elements 6 and test it before requesting that my supervisor purchase it. However whenever I try to install the software I have a java error that keeps popping up. The error is java.exe - Application error. The memory could not be read.

Yesterday, I uninstalled all references to java and the Photoshop Elements software. Downloaded and installed the latest java driver. Reinstalled Photoshop Elements with the same result.

Does anyone have any suggestions or perhaps I should be looking for another software option.

Thank you

P.S. I did call Adobe technical support but they wanted $39 for 1 time support, which I cannot get approval for since we have not yet decided to purchase the software.

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I just wondered (for a web designer) which Photoshop is the best to use, CS2 or elements? I am still in the trial of CS2, but I haven't used Elements yet. I know CS2 is very useful for photography, but I am mainly using the software for drawing simple web graphics.

Any help would be great.


A:Photoshop...CS2, or Elements?

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is there a good tutorial for photoshop
elements 2.0 for making stone text?

A:photoshop elements 2.0

Look here.

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I need help with my version of photoshop elements when I start the program and is is loading up it stops and tries to download this file (AWEXFILES.txt) but it never finds this file and I am un able to start the program and use it . I even deleted the original and reloaded it but it still gets hung up on this file. I need to use this program to do my images, I need help asap
Thank you

A:Need help with Photoshop elements

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I have downloaded a free trial of Adobe Photoshop Elements.

Should I buy it? I am unsure whether it is worth the money. It looks great so far!

A:Photoshop Elements

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I am sure this is really basic, but I have spent hours trying to figure out what I did.

I have PSE V.6 and I am a major newbie.

I somehow lost my Custom Shape Tool from the editor. I was using it a lot the other day and today when I started a new project it disappeared.

Can anyone help me out!? I am desperate.


A:Photoshop Elements!! I need help!

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Hi -

I have Photoshop Elements 2 which I think is a great piece of software. One problem Iím having though is when I scan a full length picture, then enlarge the picture with the cropping feature it loses its sharpness and clarity when I print. I understand why this happens. I just would like to know if there is a way to restore the picture back to its original sharpness and clarity. I tried all the features suggested (changing pixel dimensions, resolution, document size, sharpness features, ect.) nothing seems to work. Is the problem because Elements 2 just does not have these features - and that I need to stepup to its big brother Photoshop 7 or am I missing something.

Thank you,

A:Photoshop Elements 2 ?

In that particular case you would not get any improvement going to PS7. They both use bicubic as their best resample filter for resizing and I donít think there is any difference.

If you are scanning the photo at 300 PPI you are getting all of the image information on the photo. You could scan at a higher resolution but I donít think the resulting image would be any better than scanning at 300 PPI and resizing with bicubic. You might try scanning at 600 PPI to see how it comes out.

Your problem is that you donít have enough image information to enlarge a section of it after you crop. The limitation is in the information available on the print. If your scanner has a light in the lid and holders for film you might do a little better scanning the negatives if the scanner has an optical resolution of 1600 or higher.

A dedicated film scanner would give you a lot more pixels of information to work with, but they are pricey.

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I have 2 customers that are trying to install Photoshop 7, but about 3/4 through the install it bombs. One I know is when it trys to install .net 3.5, the other just stops. Any ideas that might be common (both are on XP). Thanks

A:Photoshop Elements 7

Are these AMD systems, by chance? I've run into issues with AMD64 systems barfing for no reason (SSE2 is present, the system just halts). The non-SSE2 AMD Athlon's usually warn you.

Adobe is not AMD-friendly software, Intel works better.

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I have just purchased PS Element 7 and I am running Vista 64.

Before I open the package and install the program I would like to know if PS Element 7 is compatible with Vista 64.

I asked because I will not be able to get a refund if the package is open.

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I just bought Photoshop Elements 5.
This is my first venture into editing.

I am trying to remove the wrinkles and
bags from underneath the eyes of the woman.

When I use the Spot Healing tool, it just
leaves a big dark blotch.

Can someone tell me what I'm doing wrong????

A:Photoshop Elements 5

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When I open Photoshop and try to open my Photo Browser I get the following message.

The action you have requested could not be completed because the Photoshope Elements Organizer is not responding. It may still be loading or waiting for a response from you.

It just hangs up there trying to load. Please help. I need to open the files to print some pictures for Christmas gifts. Thanks for any help.

A:Photoshop Elements

I don't know the answer to your problem because I don't use the program but...........
I see you use XP. You can use it's built in printer function. Just find the pic(s) in the folder you want to print and right click on it. Select " print " and follow the instructions. At least you'll get the job done before Christmas and you can work on the problem later.

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Hi there,

Was wondering which of the following tools will allow me to cut out and image from a background while maintaining a smooth edge without the edges being jagged on the image: Elliptical Marquee, Magnetic Lasso, or the Magic Wand Tool? Thanks.

A:Photoshop Elements

npd said:

Hi there,

Was wondering which of the following tools will allow me to cut out and image from a background while maintaining a smooth edge without the edges being jagged on the image: Elliptical Marquee, Magnetic Lasso, or the Magic Wand Tool? Thanks.Click to expand...

Define smooth edge---If you are referring to a feathered edge then all the above mentioned tools will allow you to feather the edge.

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I installed Photoshop Elements 9.0 on my computer and it won't print any size photo except 2 1/4 x 1 1/2. It was working fine and then stopped printing other sizes of photos. I have an HP Pavilion computer and a Canon MP530 printer. The printer works with other photo programs, but won't work with this program any longer. I have Windows 7 on the computer. Any help?

A:Photoshop Elements 9.0

Got the latest W7 updates for the Canon ???
Got the latest PSE 9 update ... 9.0.1 ??

I've got CS5 and PSE9 .. But always print from Irfanvew ..
That's a good replacement for what W7 provides.

And Welcome to the TSG Forum.

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I just got PSE 7. Worked great untill I started looking for the file browser( shich is supposed to be one of the better bells and whistles in 7.0) I click on "file" in the edit page and the "browse"command should be in the drop down, but it's not. There is a browser folder in the PSE 7.0 folder, but I I can't seem to do anything with it. I'd retun it to Amazon, but it's software. I feel like I'be been ripped off. Is there anyway I can activate the browser folder? I haven't tried uninstall/reinstall yet, it's pretty time comsuming. Just wondering if anyone else has this problem?

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Can someone tell me how to do
Mirrored Text in Photohop Elements 2

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Hi All..I've just purchased a new pc running vista home premium,and although photoshop elements 6 loads ok,and seems to run ok,it will no longer open raw files .cr2 from my canon, it worked fine on xp,any suggestions?

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Is there a site that has directions on how to make web buttons using photoshop elements 2.0?

A:photoshop elements

From within the program click the "windows" button and select "how to" from the drop down list. On your right a panel will appear. From the "select a recipe" drop down list select "create web graphics" then "create web buttons".

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this is my first posting, so please bear with me. i have downloaded the recent photoshop 7.0 and i am not able to add mp3s to a slideshow. even the mp3s that came with the program are unable to be reached. i contacted adobe and they said it was the computer. i contacted the computer and they said it was adobe not being able to use mp3. in the slide show area i am able to use the wma format. so what now am i supposed to do?
i saw there was a person who had the opposite problem. and that was resolved. i am wondering what would help me?

A:photoshop elements 7.0

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When I open Elements 7 the print (type size) in the toolbox and photo bin is so small I can hardly see it. I have two other programs, Paint Shop Pro X2 and PhotoPlus 10 and the priint is normal. I am running Windows 7 and the screen resolution is set to 1366 x 768 which is recommended by HP. I contacted Adobe about this problem and they weren't much help. Elemnts 7 works great but the print is so small I have trouble selecting the tool I want to use.
Does anyone else have this problem?
Thanks, Roy Robinson

A:Photoshop Elements 7

Does anyone else have this problem?Click to expand...


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If I have a photo of a jewelry piece, let's say. If using Photoshop Elements, How do I cut the bacdkground colors out replace with white only?

A:Photoshop Elements

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I had been trying out Photoshop Elements for a 30 day try-out disc from a library book. I liked the program and just purchased the new software. I had deleted and uninstalled the first program but when I installed the new disc I still had the try-out version with my saved images on my computer and NOT the new version. I don't want to be left with this try-out version because it does not have all the options of the regular program. For instance I cannot connect to the Adobe Website from the trial version nor can I run the tutorials offered with the regular version. I tried to uninstall and re-install the software but I still have the old try-out version.
Thanks for your help from a most baffled computer user!!
This is my second posted question and the first question was answered immediately and allowed me to complete my school assignment!!
What a great site.

A:Photoshop elements

Did you use the Add/Remove Programs from the Control Panel. If you didn't that may be the problem.

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dumb questiont time: love the software which I installed last week. but when I save my edited work, the thumbnails are blank/black..but can reopen the photo in elements with no problem??


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I have recently bought a memory card camcorder with photoshop elements software included. I simply cannot seem to get the film from my camcorder onto elements. Does anyone have a step by step instruction sheet that I could follow. The computer seems to recognise that the camcorder is connected and the camera seems to be loading the film onto the computer but I cannot see it anywhere. I need dummie ! help for the first time of using and then I will be fine.

A:Photoshop elements 3.0 help.

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Whats the differnce between Photoshop7 and elements 3, The name suggests
p7 is better but whats the difference between the two,are there different
features avaliable in each?

A:photoshop vs elements

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I just purchased Photoshop Elements 5.0 last week. I loaded it, everything was working fine. Both the photo organizer and the photo editor elements were behaving. Then today, I went to work on a photo and the only piece working is the photo organizer. Any time I go to edit a picture -- it locks the whole program up. And to make matters more frustrating -- my Photoshop 7.01 doesn't launch at all - it locks up. I haven't changed

I have uninstalled it, reinstalled it (several times) and the very same thing keeps happening.

Anyone have any suggestions? Thank you in advance for any help you can give me.

A very frustrated person!

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I have been using photoshop elements 2 for a few years and no problem, untill yesterday when I opend it up all I could get was a message that said

could not complete your request because of missing or invalid personalization information

I uninstalled and shutdown then renstalled and came up with the same problem

once again I uninstalled went to my wifes comp who also has photoshop cpoyed that and installed it onto mine same problem. Dont know what to do.

If anyone can offer any sugestions I would be greatful.


A:Photoshop elements 2

My first suggestion would be to upgrade to photoshop elements 9 or maybe even cs5 if you want more features. If you don't want to up grade to either because of cost, I would highly suggest that you check the requirements of photoshop. It most likely suggests intel pentium II or lower. If you have an intel core i* it may not be hardware compatible. It would be helpful if you said what OS you have also. If you know what you are doing, you could check the registry for errors. Especially under the licensing information. As a last resort I would contact Adobe and request a new installation disk or a trial of it so you can enter your serial number.

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I am not sure if I have Elements or Elements 2.0 installed. I want to buy One Click Wow - and my local book store only has the 2.0 version. If I have the plain Elements will that be a problem in accessing all I need from the CD. I dont have the original CD, and have wandered all over my version in Help and Tutorials and can find no mention of 2.0. Can someone help. Thanks A novice.

A:Photoshop Elements or 2.0

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Is there some way in which i can join 3 photos together using elements 5?
They are 3 different sections of a person - head, body & legs ( all same angle , size etc)
If not is there some other photo program that could do this?

A:help for newbie (photoshop elements)

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Can anyone tell me why my tool selection always shows up as a "cross hair" icon? No matter what tool I select, I get this cross hair. I can't even get the crop tool icon or the hand to move the picture around.
I have gone into the Preferences and reset to the standard mode and have reset the various tools BUT NOTHING WORKS! Please tell me what I'm doing wrong.
Thanks for any suggestions.

A:Photoshop Elements 3 Tools

Caps Lock on?

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I just tried to install Photoshop elements 3 form an original CD on my new build. On instructing the install to begin I get the message from AVG Resident Shield Alert:

Threat Detected
e:\Adobe Photoshop Elements\Setup.exe
Trojan horse Cryptic BAD
Detected on open
Prcess name: E\Setup.exe
Process ID: 5296

Is this real? Clicking 'Ignore' doesn't let me prceed (nothing happens). I scanned the CD with Malwarebytes and nothing came up.

Has anyone seen this before?


A:Photoshop elements Trojan

I have also found the exact same problem. Hope someone can help.

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