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  • October 4th, 03:35 PM
    John_R_Nielsen@adobeforums.com

    Re: Help with a broken gradient tool ..::

    Look in the option bar, and make sure 'Transparency'(at the right side of the bar)is checked.

    - John
  • October 4th, 01:41 AM
    dave_milbut@adobeforums.com

    Re: Help with a broken gradient tool ..::

    unless they guy had read the FAQ about deleting prefrences. I don't think he needed to delete the whole folder either. Just the Photoshop 7 Pref.psp file.
  • October 4th, 01:40 AM
    hanford_lemoore@adobeforums.com

    Re: Help with a broken gradient tool ..::

    Dave wrote:

    gee, just like zippy asked in post #1.




    Not quite ... Zippy wrote "Try resetting your preferences." This sounds like going into preferences and reseting to the defaults. Orl loading up the default presets for the gradient tool.

    Only if you already know that deleting the preferences folder helps problems like this are you going to think that what Zippy meant was deleting the preferences folder.

    "Try deleting your preferences folder" would have been harder to get confused like that.

    ~Hanford
  • October 4th, 12:22 AM
    dave_milbut@adobeforums.com

    Re: Help with a broken gradient tool ..::

    gee, just like zippy asked in post #1. :)
  • October 3rd, 10:54 PM
    Tristan_Pittard@adobeforums.com

    Re: Help with a broken gradient tool ..::

    OK.. so the resolution.. My prefences folder became corrupt.

    I'm in Win2k, so close Photoshop > go to c:doents & settings > your profile > application data > adobe > photoshop > there is now a folder called 7.0... drag it to the desktop. Restart photoshop. Apparently this should work for many sorts of non-functioning tools.

    Peace.
  • October 3rd, 09:55 PM
    Tristan_Pittard@adobeforums.com

    Re: Help with a broken gradient tool ..::

    I'm working in RGB... Yeah, I could also feather a selection, but this still doeasn't fix it. Thanks for your help Zippy..

    I tried talking to Tech Support but they are unavailable till after 3 Pacific.
  • October 3rd, 09:50 PM
    zippy2000@adobeforums.com

    Re: Help with a broken gradient tool ..::

    What mode are you working in?
  • October 3rd, 09:50 PM
    zippy2000@adobeforums.com

    Re: Help with a broken gradient tool ..::

    workaround: maybe a gradiant overlay in Layer Effects

    I know this doesn't help the problem, but I am at a loss.
  • October 3rd, 09:48 PM
    zippy2000@adobeforums.com

    Re: Help with a broken gradient tool ..::

    Is the layer locked per chance?

    EDIT: Nevermind. I just tried that, it did nothing.
  • October 3rd, 09:42 PM
    Tristan_Pittard@adobeforums.com

    Re: Help with a broken gradient tool ..::

    Yep.. as far as I can tell everything else works fine.
  • October 3rd, 09:38 PM
    zippy2000@adobeforums.com

    Re: Help with a broken gradient tool ..::

    gosh, I hate to sound negative, but I hope there isn't something wrong with your video card.

    Resetting the pref file usually fixes those type of problems

    Do your layer blending modes work? (ie. multiply, overlay, etc.)
  • October 3rd, 09:35 PM
    Tristan_Pittard@adobeforums.com

    Re: Help with a broken gradient tool ..::

    Did that Zippy. What else you got?

    Thx, -T
  • October 3rd, 09:33 PM
    zippy2000@adobeforums.com

    Re: Help with a broken gradient tool ..::

    Try resetting your preferences.
  • October 3rd, 09:27 PM
    Tristan_Pittard@adobeforums.com

    Help with a broken gradient tool ..::

    So folks, I'm running Photoshop 7. When applying a gradient of any color to transparency, the transparency no longer works. It is as if I were simply using the bucket.

    This is really weird. It started yesterday & I've never experienced anything like this before.

    I tried uninstalling & reinstalling but I still have the same problem. Any ideas out there? Has anyone ever experienced this before?

    Hope to hear back from a few of you on this.

    Peace, Tristan

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