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Photoshop CC: Problems with text selection


Question

I have tried to solve an issue for hours without luck, so I have decided to write for help. The main problem is that when I am creating Mock-Ups with the new Photoshop CC, every time I try to create a new text by clicking somewhere with the Type Tool, the nearest existing texts gets selected.

If I want to create a new text layer by clicking on screen, I have to click outside the canvas. This is quite annoying, as even when I am trying to edit a text by clicking on it, if there is a text in a upper layer that is close (not overlaping) it gets selected instead, so I have to hide layers to be able to edit some of the texts.

It is really annoying, do you guys know why is this happening? I have tried to search for a option or setting I have enabled but haven't found anything.

Thank you very much!

2016/06/10
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6/10/2016 3:04:00 PM

Accepted Answer

Try pressing SHIFT while clicking to create the new text layer.

If you are having trouble editing an existing text layer double click the [T] icon in the layers panel beside the corresponding layer to edit that text in particular.

Here is a quick demonstration : https://youtu.be/8pM4yUgcZkE

2016/06/10
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6/10/2016 3:52:00 PM