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A shortcut for working with straight lines in Photoshop Apps
I am surprised by how many Photoshop junkies don't know this one:

While using the Paint Brush / Eraser / Clone Stamp tools, you can paint or erase a straight line by clicking once (don't keep the mouse button down) where you want the line to start, then shift-click where you want the line to end. Photoshop will paint a straight line between the two points. If you keep the shift key down, you can continue to click and add more line segments.

This can really speed up image editing.
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A shortcut for working with straight lines in Photoshop
Authored by: machard on Jan 17, '05 01:30:58PM

You can also click-hold and then hit and hold shift to draw perfectly straight horizontal and vertical lines.



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A shortcut for working with straight lines in Photoshop
Authored by: bjmorgan on Jan 17, '05 01:35:41PM

Yup. It's a nice Point A to Point B short cut.



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Authored by: robg on Mar 29, '05 10:10:48AM

This is a feature which I have found to be a very handy tool, but sometimes it doesn't work. If that is the case with you, click on the down arrow next to brushes and then on the arrow pointing right. Click on "reset brushes" which will ask you if you want to "replace current brushe with the default brushes?" You then answer "Yes please." And everything should work just fine after that.



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