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Brushes not showing on screen (OSX)

May 23, 2014, 14:41 (This post was last modified: May 24, 2014 08:48 by ofnuts.)
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Brushes not showing on screen (OSX)
I have a problem with my brushes. This is what I would always do: I would click on a brush and then when I moved to the photo itself, a preview of the brush would show up in small dots(LIKE IN THE PHOTO BELOW) .

But now that doesn't happen! I have to click on the photo for the brush to appear and because of that I don't know how big my brush is BEFORE putting it on the picture!

HELP I DON'T KNOW WHAT TO DO ANYMORE


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May 23, 2014, 15:26
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RE: Brushes not showing on screen HELP!
(May 23, 2014 15:08)ofnuts Wrote:  1) Don't use uppercase. We know you are upset. We aren't stupid.

2) What are settings in Edit>Preferences -> Image windows -> Mouse pointers

3) What OS and version of Gimp?

MAC 10.9.2
GIMP 2.8
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May 23, 2014, 23:39
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RE: Brushes not showing on screen HELP!
(May 23, 2014 15:26)AsheFF Wrote:  
(May 23, 2014 15:08)ofnuts Wrote:  1) Don't use uppercase. We know you are upset. We aren't stupid.

2) What are settings in Edit>Preferences -> Image windows -> Mouse pointers

3) What OS and version of Gimp?

MAC 10.9.2
GIMP 2.8
And the answer to Question 2 is...?
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May 24, 2014, 13:12
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RE: Brushes not showing on screen HELP!
(May 23, 2014 23:39)fluffybunny2 Wrote:  
(May 23, 2014 15:26)AsheFF Wrote:  
(May 23, 2014 15:08)ofnuts Wrote:  1) Don't use uppercase. We know you are upset. We aren't stupid.

2) What are settings in Edit>Preferences -> Image windows -> Mouse pointers

3) What OS and version of Gimp?

MAC 10.9.2
GIMP 2.8
And the answer to Question 2 is...?

It didn't work, when I click on edit there is no "preferences" option
And when I did find the Preferences, I couldn't see Image Windows so, no.
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May 24, 2014, 13:40
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RE: Brushes not showing on screen (OSX)
All right so I did find the option "Activate Brush Outline" or something like that in the preferences menu but it's still not showing the contour and I don't understand why
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May 24, 2014, 22:53
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RE: Brushes not showing on screen (OSX)
Hi AsheFF,
I found this site via google that is supposed to have some info on Gimp/OSX issues.
However, the site will not display in my browser.
Perhaps you will have more luck displaying it than I did.
http://roaringapps.com/app/gimp-28
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