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Apple Pencil stops now and then?
on: June 17, 2021, 09:17:14 AM
I’m using an Apple Pencil and now and then it stops being a paint brush.(won’t paint)
 This happens when I touch the screen with my hand holding the brush.(right hand)
At the top of the canvas I get a notice ; alpha 00-00 or something close to that I don’t remember exactly.
After I touch the screen again with my finger the pencil returns to a brush and paints.
It was giving me the eye dropper tool, I turned that off.
Can you tell me what is happening?
Thank you.
Art Studio Mac + IOS Mac V-2.0.18
OSX El Capitan Ver 10.11.6
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Re: Apple Pencil stops now and then?
Reply #1 on: July 08, 2021, 11:16:01 AM
I think some gestures was activated.
Maybe you set Preferences > Gestures > Finger Function to: Eyedropper?
Or maybe you triggered Apple Pencil double tap action - you can adjust it in Preferences > Apple Pencil > Double Tap Action