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Delay when switching tools
on: January 04, 2023, 07:32:37 PM
It takes half a second or so when switching tools, which is just a little too long. For keeping a good flow while drawing, it would be great to make tool switching more instant.

I am on an 4th gen iPadPro 13", latest iPadOS 16.


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Re: Delay when switching tools
Reply #1 on: January 11, 2023, 07:53:58 PM
yeah, ive noticed this too. it's like a full one and a half second of delay before each switch, it does grow more annoying over time

i use a gen 3 ipad pro and with the 6th gen one out my fear is that it's gotten outdated. hopefully that's not the case and it's a fixable bug


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Re: Delay when switching tools
Reply #2 on: January 12, 2023, 03:31:49 PM
I’ve been experiencing the same thing.

I use a 2020 iPad Pro 12.9 with iPadOS 16


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Re: Delay when switching tools
Reply #3 on: January 13, 2023, 07:15:59 AM
I've got this delay too on some imported brushes. It is an older photoshop brushpack, but I've used it before. Also, there is a delay when switching between brush groups.


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Re: Delay when switching tools
Reply #4 on: January 20, 2023, 11:36:20 AM
I created similar topic not so long ago:
Everything was fine, until update 5. I would say even more: I did not had any brush pack imported at that moment.

What I have noticed, deleting and installing app again helped, although I lost all my setting/custom brushed (I had like 10 custom brushes, this should not be of problem)


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Re: Delay when switching tools
Reply #5 on: January 20, 2023, 12:31:09 PM
I’ve had negligible delay when switching tools, but I’m suddenly having pretty bad delay when colorpicking with the tap gesture (which I guess is technically switching tools), around a second, maybe even 2 between colorpicking and being able to paint again

Edit: Well, as uterr above mentioned, reinstalling seems to have fixed it, but I now need to change all the settings back and the brushes are gone so I had to export everything. Files aren’t lost, it seems.
Last Edit: January 20, 2023, 12:58:31 PM by barel

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Re: Delay when switching tools
Reply #6 on: February 04, 2023, 08:21:38 AM
Please update to 5.0.2 and let us know if it’s fixed there.