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cropping tool has a mind of its own!

countrycasita

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I am bewildered by my cropping tool. I go to Tool/crop and then set it to 'custom' and unlock the little padlock symbol. Then I start dragging to the shape I want to crop to, and before I can see whether I am happy with the shape, Lightroom has gone ahead and cropped it for me. I am sure it means well but it's not what I want!! Now I think of it, other tools seem to be doing the same thing eg the graduated filter.
Is there some magic setting I need to reverse?? I am using Lightroom CC. Thanks for any advice.
 
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It sounds like ;you are having trouble with your mouse. There isn't a Lightroom setting that would cause this. Try using a different mouse.
 

countrycasita

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Thank you so much. I have tried a different mouse and Lightroom is now behaving as it should. I would never have identified that as the cause of the problem, so thank you very much indeed!
 

PhilBurton

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Thank you so much. I have tried a different mouse and Lightroom is now behaving as it should. I would never have identified that as the cause of the problem, so thank you very much indeed!


Check the driver for that first mouse.
 

countrycasita

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Thanks for the suggestion. I can't seem to download a newer driver from the Logitech website - but not too worry as the problem is now solved by using a different mouse so I am happy to leave it at that.
 
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