Resetting Tools—Free Video

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Resetting Tools
by Linda Sattgast

The Brush tool, the Gradient tool, and the Custom Shape tool are the most problematic tools when it comes to following tutorials.

If one of these tools is not acting as expected, a simple reset might be just what you need.

In this FREE video tutorial, quickly learn:

  • Why You May Need to Reset a Tool
  • Resetting the Brush Tool
  • Reset the Gradient Tool
  • Get the Right Custom Shape Tool Settings



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4 Responses

  1. Su Hall
    | Reply

    While I jump around so much, I doubt I would ever do this, you also added some general tips that are very helpful! I thank you, ma’m!

  2. Jo Morgan
    | Reply

    Could you let me know why the video for elements doesn’t come up? I’ve tried it a few times with no success.
    Thanks heaps,

    • Linda Sattgast
      | Reply

      Hi Jo—the video is playing fine on my computer. Are you having trouble with other videos on our site or just this one? Here are some ideas:
      • Please make sure you have the latest version of QuickTime installed on your computer. You can download QuickTime from the Apple website at:
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      • Try accessing the videos through a different browser.
      Sometimes a browser will have an upgrade that messes up the ability to watch videos, so try another browser.

      If you’ve followed the instructions above, and are still experiencing an issue with the videos, please let us know by writing to

  3. donna
    | Reply

    Thanks so much for addressing this issue. I use so many different shapes and brushes and I think it is good to “clean up” yor tools every once in a while. Great reminder!

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